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.

Gerda Steyn

Age: 29

Profession: Professional Athlete - Marathon/ Ultra Marathon runner

Proudest Sporting Achievement: 2019 Comrades Marathon Winner and Record holder; 2018/2019 Two Oceans Ultra Marathon Winner

2019/2020 Sporting Goal: New York Marathon 2019; 2020 Tokyo Olympics Marathon and Comrades Marathon Down Run


Ruswahl Samaai

Age: 27

Profession: Professional Athlete - Long Jump

Proudest Sporting Achievement: IAAF World Championship bronze medalist and Back-to-Back African Champion.

2019's Sporting Goal: To be a medalist at the World Champs in Doha. Top 3 in the World 2019 and to jump 8,50+m.


Henricho Bruintjies

Age: 25

Profession: Professional Athlete - Sprinter

Proudest Sporting Achievement: 2018 Commonwealth Games 100m silver medalist.

2019's Sporting Goal: Medalist at World Championships in September.


Zeney van der Walt​

Age: 18

Profession: Student and Athlete - Track

Proudest Sporting Achievement: Winning IAAF World Youth Championships 2017, winning IAAF World Junior Championships 2018, and holding SA Junior record in 400mH.

2019's Sporting Goal: Compete at IAAF Senior World Championships in Doha.


Cornel Fredericks

Age: 29

Profession: Professional Athlete - Track and Field

Proudest Sporting Achievement: 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

2019's Sporting Goal: Be a medalist at the World Champs in Doha.


Carina Horn

Age: 29

Profession: Professional Athlete - Sprinter

Proudest Sporting Achievement: Broke the 60m and 100m South-African Record and became the first SA lady to run under 11 seconds.

2019's Sporting Goal: Run a consistent sub 11, make the Diamond League final and make podium at World Championships.


Joel Stransky

Age: 51

Profession: Co-Founder and Director of the Pivotal Group

Proudest Sporting Achievement: Winning the Rugby World Cup in 1995, but getting a podium at the Absa Cape Epic last year was also cool!

2019's Goal: To complete the big 4 - Cape Epic, Iron Man, Two Oceans and Comrades. Through Vision2020, give the gift of Vision through 20 200 pair of glasses.