The one indulgence you would never forgo? I consider a 90-minute workout as an indulgence these days.

The grooming staples you are never without? Besides shaving my face and using cologne there is nothing else I use regularly.

Your all-time favourite gadget? Obviously my phone. Currently a Huawei Mate 8.

The single object you would never part with? I gave away my most prized possession, my Olympic gold medal, so I’m not too attached to material objects.

Your favourite drink? A good Rhône blend. The restaurant you frequent most often? Val de Vie’s Polo Club Restaurant.

Your personal style signifier? My Roi Kaskara tailored blue suit.

The last thing you bought and loved? My house at Pearl Valley.

Your favourite time piece? My Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Geographic. 

An unforgettable place you’ve travelled to in the past year? Fregate Private Island in the Seychelles.

The book on your bedside table? Shoe Dog: a Memoir by the Creator of Nike, by Phil Knight.

The last meal that truly impressed you? The first meal I had in South Africa after I returned from the Rio Olympics.

The last music you downloaded? Jamie Jones Live from Tomorrowland 2016.

The item you’re eyeing next? Mostly property and art. I will be attending the upcoming Strauss & Co auction, and am excited about what’s on offer.

The one thing always in your fridge? Biltong.

The best gift you’ve given recently? Ticket overseas for a friend.

And the best one you’ve received? A Burgundy Collective handmade briefcase. Love it!

The place that inspires you and why? The winelands. There is no other place with such natural beauty, and with so much to offer.

A recent special find? Hey Jude — a personal concierge app that makes life much easier.

The last item you added to your wardrobe? Some La Martina gear for the polo season.

Favourite city? Barcelona — great architecture, sport, food, art, nightlife, and beaches. The Catalans really enjoy life, and their spirit is contagious.



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