20th August 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa – With just under 2 weeks to go to the annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge, celebs, media and corporates are getting behind the great cause.


Last week Special Olympics South Africa announced a long list of celebs and businesses getting behind them for this event fun-filled annual. Created to raise awareness about Special Olympics South Africa. The event also acts as a fundraiser to help support Special Olympics activities nationally. 


Additional plungers involved include:


  • Kwesta (Renowned South Africa rapper)
  • Khuli Chana (Renowned South Africa rapper)
  • Nina Hastie (Comedian)
  • Bianca Le Grange (Singer / Actress) 
  • Cici (Award winning Artist)
  • Kid X (Renowned artist)
  • Abigail Visagie (TV Anchor / Model) 
  • Steffi Brink (Survivor Contestant)
  • Dr Smile (Celeb Dentist)
  • Fatima Bhabha (Doctor / Special Olympics supporter)
  • Nomalanga Shozi (BET Presenter) 
  • Naomi K (Model)
  • Boogy Maboi (Acclaimed SA Stylist)
  • Clint Brink (Singer / Actor)
  • Kamo Moth (TV and Radio Presenter)
  • Nicole Bessick (Actress / Fitness Guru)
  • Phil Mphela (TV Host / Entertainment Commentator)
  • Vouks  (Award winning Break Dance / DJ)
  • Dr Sindi van Zyl (SA’s most loved Doctor / Radio Host)
  • Lamiez Holworthy (TV Presenter / DJ)
  • Helen Herimbi (Award winning Jounralist)
  • Paul Modjadji (International Dancer)
  • Que Silinga (Radio Presenter)
  • Liz Khan (Radio Presenter)
  • Melanie ‘Hypress’ Ramjee (Special Olympics Ambassador)
  • Abongile Zwane, Lungo Katete, Katlego Setshedi (2019 Miss Earth South Africa National Finalists)
  • Giyani TV Series Cast members Wiseman Zitha, Mathabo Mothibe, Nyeleti Khoza and Lesley Khoza



Previously announced was Dr Matthews Phosa (Special Olympics South Africa Chairman), Nomuzi Mabena (Hip Hop Artist / TV Personality), Kim Jayde (MTV Presenter and SOSA Ambassador), Nicole Capper (Survivor contestant), Mark Fish (Bafana Bafana Coach and SOSA Ambassador), Gigi La Mayne (Hip Hop Artist), Kay Sibiya (Acclaimed SA actor and SOSA Ambassador), Rouge (Hip Hop Artist), Bujy Bikwa (Metro FM), John Vlismas (Comedian), Clint Brink (Actor/ Musician), Christopher Jafta (TV Personality), Big Star – (Hip Hop Artist), Candice Abrahams (ex Mrs World), Thami Dish (Activist), Gareth ‘Soldierboy’ McLennan (EFC Champion and SOSA Ambassador), Harmony Katulondi (Top Billing presenter), Dimpie Dimpopo (Comedian), Cedric Fourie (Actor), Farieda Metsileng (MTV Presenter), Mpho Pops (Comedian), Tino Chinyani (Model / TV Personality), Stacey Holland (Fitness Fanatic), Taylor Jaye (Namibian Artist), Lynn Forbes (SOSA Ambassador) and Paul Kamanga ( Welterweight boxer and SOSA Ambassador)



Some of the plungers will also be fundraising to support their own dives by asking their supporters to sponsor them. The public can go online and sponsor their favourite celebrity at https://www.backabuddy.co.za/champion/project/polar-plunge

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