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Anim Swart in Swellendam

  • Posted 8 months ago
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Racing The Planet – Grand Slam Plus.

You are invited to an exciting evening with “Anim Swart” World class athlete on the 4th of May, 17.00 at “Aan de Eike” Come and listen to her wonderful story!

Please RSVP Alet or Debbie ( or call/whatsApp 083 700 1336/082 769 8606. This is a non profit event. Donation of R50 is payable by EFT to help towards catering costs. There will be a cash bar.


Anim is 57 years old and the mother of 2 grown ups, aged 26 and 25 years.

She grew up in SA and studied sport at the University of Pretoria. Anim moved to Canada where she could match herself internationally.

Anim raised a family , studied Naturopathy , worked in Canada’s top gyms and started her own Juicing company. To top it she qualified for the IRONMAN World championships where she podiumed all over the planet which afforded her a rating amongst the top 3% elite athletes.

It was time to raise the bar and in 2022 Anim became the oldest person (male and female) to complete the Racing The Planet Grand Slam Plus. A series of 5 x 250km unassisted Ultra marathon races , all within 6 months in the harshest conditions thinkable .She conquered the deserts including the ice desert Antarctica .Not only did she complete this massive challenge but won it!

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She is a world champion and also a

– Registered Naturopath in Canada

– Performance Coach

– Transformational Coach

– Certified IRONMAN Coach

– Director of a NPO “Power of one” in USA

– Motivational speaker

– Author of her first book , due for release August 2023

Amelia Henning travelled alongside Anim during her 2022 race year shooting a documentary for

international release.

Anim will be in SA during April/May 2023 to complete the documentary and host motivational and inspirational talks . Her Afrikaans is still intact and she aims to share the mind/body/spirit value of sport to the young upcoming generation.

As a woman of age, she brings her experience, knowledge and inspiration with solutions to Menopausal women and will host several talks on this subject.

This World champion carries her accolades, character and personality with grace and humbleness. What a person!

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