Name: Chad Ho HSHo

Date of Birth: 21/06/1990

Gender: Male

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

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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

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