Date of Birth: 21/06/1990
Place of Birth: Johannesburg
Home Town: Morningside, Durban
Sporting Code: Aquatics
Introduction to your sport: Growing up my two older sisters were swimmers which exposed me to a pool at all times as well as my mom wanting me to have the ability to swim at a very young age for safety reasons.
Career Achievements: 6 Time Midmar Mile Winner
2008 Beijing Olympics where I placed 9th
Bronze Medal World Champs 2009 5km Open Water
2010 FINA 10km Marathon Open Water Series Overall Winner
2013 Forth in 5km World Champs & 8th in the 10km Open Water
Sportsman Open Water Swimmer of the Year 2010 to Present
2015 Gold Medal Winner at FINA World Champs 5km Open Water
Personal Sponsors: Speedo
Role Model: Michael Phelps – His achievements inspire me.
Favourite Food: Seafood
How do you spend your down time? I enjoy a good round of golf as well as doing absolutely nothing! I could quite easily just chill on my couch all day in front of the TV.
Twitter Handle: @swima_chadho
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chad-Ho/158781964174960
Specialist Event/s: 5km Open Water, 10km Open Water
Importance of the EADP for you: Provides me with scientific and expertise needed.
Favourite Drink: Passion Fruit & Lemonade