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Lilian Du Plessis & Marizen Marais – Sa National Hockey Team

This week we talk to Lilian Du Plessis and Marizen Marais from South Africa’s ladies national hockey team. They share some of their experiences as sportswomen representing South Africa internationally. Support networks are emphasised as enablers, ranging from family, friends and fans to institutional structures like universities that flexibly accommodate the demands of a sporting career with a student’s academic obligations. They remark on some of the non-tangible dynamics of team sports which contribute to building successful teams, and the need for greater profiling of sportswomen to mainstream women’s sport in its own right. They share insights into what inspires them and correspondingly dispense their own words of advice. Tune in for more

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