TSE LIVE! Episode 5

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00’20” Peter opens the show

1’47” Peter sits down with Olympic Games long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga and his youthful coach Neil Cornelius at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 14 AUGUST 2016. Luvo Manyonga during the  medal ceremony for the long jump at the Olympic Stadium at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games today.  Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

Photo credit: WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

3’30″ Luvo says he will have to increase his efforts if he is to win gold at the World Championships in 2017, 2019 or 2020 Olympic Games. 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13:   Luvo ANYONGA of South Africa in the  long jump for men winning the silver medal. Olympic athletics day two Finals on August 13, 2016 at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by ©Christiaan Kotze/SASPA

Photo credit: Christiaan Kotze/SASPA

5’20″ Manyonga talks about the difficulties he suffered while addicted to tik but how he overcame that, as well as the passing away of his coach.  He also advises youngsters facing challenges.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 12 AUGUST 2016. Luvo Mayonga   during the  long jump heats in the Olympic Stadium at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games tonight.  Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

Photo credit: WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

7’08′  Who should play the role of Luvo Manyonga in the movie about his life? Listen to the Olympian’s colourful answer! 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 13 AUGUST 2016. Luvo Manyonga during the  finals of the long jump where he won a silver medal in the Olympic Stadium at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games tonight.  Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

Photo credit: WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

7’30” Neil Cornelius tells the tale of how he and Manyonga got together as a athlete/coach partnership.

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Photo credit: WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

10’25” Manyonga talks about looking up to Khotso Mokoena, beating his idol and the importance of being a role model himself to youngsters in South Africa.

11’36” Neil shares the story of how he nearly missed the Olympic long jump final after he took an Uber to the stadium that was heavily delayed!

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16’04” Peter shares his road running odyssey and the preparation for the FNB Joburg 10km CITYRUN taking place this weekend.  He started from scratch and is now running 8.3km!  He also expands on this in his Super Blog, which he also promotes here.

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How about those cool Pumas?  And the matching socks to boot!  Peter thanks Puma for the beautiful running shoes.

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