Sunday, November 12, 2006
Meet Ryk Neethling, our hunky local hero and South Africa's national swimming star. Ryk Neethling is one of the most successful swimmers in history to compete for our country. Ryk has participated in the last three Olympic Games for South Africa, culminating with a Gold Medal and World Record performance in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Currently, Neethling holds the South African record in five different events and ranks in the top ten in the world in both the 50, 100, 200 Freestyle and Individual Medleys.