South African Paralympic Icon, Ntando Mahlangu Features On ‘Rising Phoenix’

Team South Africa’s young rising star in the Paralympic Movement, Ntando Mahlangu, is one of nine Paralympians who are featured in the Netflix documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’, a movie that was launched on 26 August 2020.

Other athletes featured in the film include Bebe Vio, 2014 and 2016 European Italian wheelchair fencer champion, Australian Paralympic swimmer and wheelchair basketball player Ellie Cole , Jean Baptiste Alaize, Cui Zhe  the prolific power-lifter from China, and Tatyana McFadden who has won 17 Paralympic medals in multiple Summer Paralympic Games.

The film’s release was planned to coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Due to the postponement of the games it now formed part of the one-year-to-go celebrations. The 24th of August 2020 marked the year-to-go milestone before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympic Games in Japan on 24 August 2021. ‘Rising Phoenix’ is a ground-breaking movie about the Paralympic Movement, which will showcase in over 190 countries worldwide on Netflix. Featuring Paralympians from across the world, ‘Rising Phoenix’ tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games and inspiring athletes who show us what is possible when we push the limits of human movement, emphasizing that disability is not inability.

Malwandla Hlekane

Malwandla Hlekane, an award winning South African sportscaster, is an enthusiastic and intelligent individual who understands his craft and is a versatile creative with talent in more areas than one would expect. A commercial and fitness model with high fashion and runway traits as a burgeoning face in the industry with momentum to impact the market. He has his sights on influencing the face of African sports in the years to come and changing lives at a grassroots level as a qualified performance and football coach.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Swiss Federal Tribunal Ruling Pushes ASA To Look For Help Elsewhere

Fri Sep 11 , 2020
Views: 37 Athletics South Africa has decided to continue its pursuit for justice against the sad ruling by the Swiss Federal Tribunal on the discriminating rules of World Athletics regulating participation of women in athletics. The Swiss decision maintains the IAAF qualification guidelines for female arrangement (Athletes with Differences in […]

Let’s get social

Hi guys so I have this Magazine called Known Magazine @knownmagazine_, we are currently on our 4th issue. Please check it out and for improvements, I'd really appreciate your feedback! - @MathapeloPitse on the cover.

http://www.knownmagazine.co.za

#magazine #coverstar #knownmagazine

RADIO: DJ Sbu launches a second radio station

Under Leadership 2020, a personal development & educational services company, they have taken the plunge & dedicated their focus on #OpenUpTheIndustry with a second radio outfit, aptly titled HOMEGROWN

#KgopoloReports

You’re officially looking at the new Uzalo, Durban Gen & Lingashoni promo editor 🙏🏾💯🔥

God came through 🚨
Shout out Bafo Media

My #BTSignature QUEENS come in both alcoholic and non-Alcoholic! We’ve got you covered! Available at all Shoprite Liquor Stores nationwide. 😍😍😍🥂🥂🥂💫💫💫

3

We are proud to partner with @Boity on the launch of BT Signature. A new drink that is about to change the way we celebrate, forever! Must be 18+ to enjoy🔞. Available at select Shoprite LiquorShop stores nationwide. Follow @bt_signature for more.

Load More...
Wordpress Social Share Plugin powered by Ultimatelysocial