Meet our Ambassadors

At Fury Ford, we're built tough... This is why we've chosen some of South Africa's strongest and most determined athletes to be our ambassadors.

Tatjana Schoenmaker

Age: 22

Profession: Professional Athlete - Swimming

Proudest Sporting Achievement: Sliver medal at World Champs 2019; 2018 Commonwealth Games Winner.

2020 Sporting Goal: 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Gerda Steyn

Age: 30

Profession: Professional Athlete - Marathon/ Ultra Marathon runner

Proudest Sporting Achievement: 2019 Comrades Marathon Winner and Record holder (first woman to run the up-run in under 6 hours); 2018/2019 Two Oceans Ultra Marathon Winner

2021 Sporting Goal:My biggest goals for 2021 is to represent SA for the first time when I compete in the Tokyo Olympic games (marathon). I also want to improve my marathon time and target the South African Marathon record after missing it by 15 seconds in 2020.

Bongmusa Mthembu

Age: 37

Profession: Athlete, Road Runner

Proudest Sporting Achievement:Broke SA record 100km World Championship 2016 in Spain.

2021 Sporting Goal: To perform at my best ability in the Comrades Marathon.


Joel Stransky

Age: 53

Profession: Co-Founder and Director of the Pivotal Group

Proudest Sporting Achievement: There are many from different times – Winning the RWC 1995 | Podium at ABSA Cape Epic | Swimming from Robben Island to Blouwberg!

2021 Goal:Finish my 10th ABSA Cape Epic | Ride as many Mountain Bike stage races as I can! Life is about the experience!

Ryan Sandes

Age: 38

Profession: Ultra-distance Trail Runner

Proudest Sporting Achievement: Winning Western States 100 in 2017 and setting a FKT (fastest known time) on the Great Himalaya Trail with Ryno Griesel in 2018.

2021 Goal:Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc podium