Press Releases

Keeping up with Reuben

Someone who knows the value of a healthy lifestyle for a lower limb amputee and prosthetic user is Reuben van Niekerk. We caught up with the five-time Absa Cape Epic finisher to find out more.

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Gold for ‘blade-sprinter’ Mahlangu

South Africa's teenage blade-sprinter Ntando Mahlangu dashes to gold in the men's T61 200m final at the 2018 Muller Anniversary Games in London.

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Empowering Africa’s child amputees

Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics joins forces with Ottobock South Africa and the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund to bring the latest in prosthetic technology and rehabilitation techniques to the SADC region.

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A story of determination

From having to learn to walk again as a prosthetic user to competing in Masters Division Athletics in the space of two years. Kotie Potgieter shares her story and explains how sport made her believe in herself again.

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Solid results for ‘Team Ice’ cyclists

Icexpress affiliates blitz to top results at the national road cycling & time trial championships

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Another first for Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics

Icexpress - the first in South Africa to fit a bilateral above-knee amputee with bionic technology.

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Icexpress affiliates ready for World Championships

17 July 2013 - The sixth International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships is underway in France this week and no less than four Icexpress affiliates were selected to represent the country as part of Team South Africa.

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“Blade Warriors” conquer race three

Midrand, 12 May 2013 – At the third Warrior Obstacle Race of 2013, young beneficiaries of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund again lined up to prove that physical disability is merely a challenge – nothing more.

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Stepping up

Durban, 20 April 2013 – Today, (after weather conditions prevented the initial event from taking place on March 9th), Tyrone Pillay is attempting to climb 500 steps of the Moses Mabhida Stadium with his prosthetic foot to raise funds for two worthy causes.

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Jumping Kids shine at national event

Pretoria, 5 April 2013 – At the recently held Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled, beneficiaries of the Pretoria-based Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund raked in no less than fifteen medals and three national records.

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