People of Note - Ryk Neethling

One of South Africa’s iconic sportsmen, Ryk Neethling will be Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on this week’s edition of People of Note. Famously, Ryk won an Olympic Gold Medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics followed by a number of other prestigious international awards and medals. He went on to study in Arizona in the United States and currently works with athletes and swimmers setting them up for life after competitive sport and is CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa which focuses on safety in the water.

Ryk is now shareholder and marketing director of Val de Vie Estate – a luxury property development in Franschoek