Inside SuperSport Schools

SuperSport Schools has changed the game of school sports broadcasting and become a household name in the process. In 2022 alone, over 25 000 hours of live matches were streamed across more than 20 sports. With several fixtures also being broadcast on TV.

In this episode, brought to you by Spur, Alex talks to Gerhard Steyn, the CEO of SuperSport Schools, about how the company started and has progressed. Alex reflects on the impact the platform has had on school sport, including in many unexpected ways. They then discuss the future of the platform, especially in a context defined by extensive loadshedding.

Simon, an SSS multicam producer, joins Alex to talk about what goes into creating a live broadcast at big matches and how boys and girls at school can get involved with commentary and production. If you’re interested in getting involved send an email to the address below.

SuperSport Schools, bringing you the sport you care about the most. The SuperSport Schools’ Podcast brought to you by Spur tells stories of youth and school sports. You can watch this episode on the SuperSport Schools app. Download it from the Google Play or Apple App Store.

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31 Jan 2023 English South Africa Sports · Sports News

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