South Africa is a nation that loves a success story. And for many years, sports has played an important role not only for nation-building but to also expose young South Africans to role models that they can look up to.
The media’s role is quintessential, in that, without television, radio, newspaper or social media coverage, many of our stars would be oblivious to us.
Our country’s Paralympic athletes are a case in point.
Once every four years, we celebrate their feats and have hailed many of them as our national sporting heroes.
In 2016, South Africans were basking in the glory as our disabled athletes walked away with an impressive haul of 17 medals at the Rio Games.
While the 45-strong Team SA contingent gave South Africans reason to celebrate, many Paralympians are still yearnin...Read More