Stellenbosch student with disability aims to finish the Grind Obstacle Course Race

Cape Town, South Africa – A medical student from Stellenbosch will attempt to finish The Grind Obstacle Course Race at Hillcrest Quarry on 16 April 2016

Samantha Stander, 22, who was born with congenital developmental dysplasia of both her hips, will be taking part in the inaugural Grind Race to raise awareness about her condition and to inspire others to live life to the fullest. A self-proclaimed fitness addict, Samantha loves taking on new challenges. Regardless of the pain she has experienced, she has completed 15 different running events across the Western Cape.

“We are blown away with Samantha and we will be behind her 150% as she tackles The Grind 01,” said The Grind Founder Mat Barlett. “Every day we hear stories about extraordinary people doing extraordinary things and Samantha is one of those people, she epitomizes exactly what The Grind is, hard work and perseverance. She is a true inspiration to everyone and that is why she is our first Brand Ambassador”

Join Samantha on her mission to complete The Grind and get your tickets through the event page:

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