World record holder Wayde Van Niekerk bags ambassadorial role

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Openview has announced that world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk has joined its ranks as an official brand ambassador.

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Known for his extraordinary achievements and prevailing despite the hurdles thrown his way, the 26-year-old athlete has more than enough energy left in his tank to run with Openview’s mission. Together, Wayde and Openview aim to ensure that satellite television entertainment is free for all South Africans, despite seemingly insurmountable odds.

“Television has the power to bring the entire world to our living rooms, which is so important for inspiring our dreams and celebrating who we are,” Wayde says, “Openview has such a wide variety of free channels that thrill, entertain and educate. I am excited to team up with them as they try to give free world-class entertainment to as many South Africans as possible – we’re going for gold.”

The dreamer from Kraaifontein in Cape Town kicked off his athletic career in 2005 when he moved to Bloemfontein with his family. There he attended Grey College and later the University of Free State, where his talents were honed under the guidance of renowned athletics coach Ans Botha.

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