Sport Man Says: The Athletics Career Dilemma

A recent post on Facebook by one of South Africa’s former greats, Tebogo Masehla – the SA Record Holder in the 300m Steeplechase since 2011 – lamented the fact that athletes should not rely on the sport of athletics as a long-term career, but should have a back-up plan in the form of a second career or something to fall back on.