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Episode from the podcastThe Christians in Sport Podcast

Suzanne Ferreira: Coach to paralympians

Released Tuesday, 24th August 2021
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Today's guest is Dr Suzanne Ferreira from Stellenbosch, South Africa.

She's won 70 plus medals, through the athletes she coaches, at the Paralympic Games, the World Championships, the All-Africa Games, the Commonwealth Games. 

She's been at the Paralympics as a coach in Beijing 2008, London 2021, Rio 2016 and the International Paralympic Committee World Championships in 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

She's been the the Western Cape coach of the year nearly every year since 2012 and finalist in the Coach of the Year for South Africa in 2008, 2016 and 2018.
Currently she's out in Tokyo coaching at the Paralympics.

In this episode, Graham Daniels speaks to her about her coaching philosophy and how her faith impacts how she trains elite athletes.

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