by Bronwen Leak
100 South African Sporting Legends features a selection of 100 South African sports personalities who have either excelled at their sport and/or helped shape South African sport as we know it. It is a compendium of interesting biographies presented in bite-size chunks, providing a coherent and colourful picture of the nation’s sporting heroes and heroines. Written in an accessible style, and beautifully illustrated throughout, 100 South African Sporting Legends will entertain and inform. It covers all the major sporting codes – from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day – and some minority sports with which readers may not be too familiar. From rugby, cricket, soccer and golf to tennis, boxing, surfing and freediving, there will be something for everyone.