Sponsoring the Knysna Community
Updated: Jan 14, 2021
Sports bring communities together.
40° pledges to support sporting talent of all ages in Knysna's local community. Sport-based community and youth development makes a dramatic difference to individual's self-worth and their sense of belonging. It provides people with purpose and discipline, whilst drawing a crowd.
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"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do" - Derek Jeter
Our under thirteen football team took away a trophy at the Oyster Festival in 2017, This moment has marked the beginning of many more wins for our teams.
One of our favourite local sportsman is Melikhaya, he has been running for 40 Degrees since 2005. He hosts many achievements and milestones. This year he ran ran the Ultimate Human Race - the Virtual Comrades in record times! And in a time of 5 hours 25 minutes he's covered over 53km of trail near Cape Aghulus and came fourth out of the countries best runners at the 2018 Merrel Whale of Trail run.