WATCH: Cameraman's moving tribute to the 'amazing and caring' Gugu Zulu

Camera operator Matthew Bow, who worked for the National Rally TV for the past eight years, says the memories he shared with the late South African race driver, Gugu Zulu, will never fade.

In a description uploaded with the video on YouTube, Bow, describes Zulu as one of the most kind people he has met while capturing moments of the National Rally crew.

The short conversations between us and the way the crowd went wild when he hit the stage will never fade from my memory.

Matthew Bow, camera operator

I was a camera operator on the National Rally TV crew for the past 8 years with Plan-C Productions, and through all those years only one driver ever came up to me and asked what my name was, talked and apologized jokingly about covering me in dirt and stones and waiting in the pouring rain to capture his magic in action. That driver was Gugu and that meant the world to me.

Matthew Bow, camera operator

Words can not begin to describe just how amazing, kind and caring Gugu Zulu was and his passing has sent shock waves through all the lives of people he touched and were honored to have met him in person.

Matthew Bow, camera operator

WATCH the video highlighting Gugu's moments in the National Rally championship.

See an interactive map on Gugu Zulu’s journey at Mount Kilimanjaro

Listen to our last interview with Gugu below....

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Why SA remains unequal despite government intervention

Why SA remains unequal despite government intervention

The latest Gini index reveals SA is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution.

[Listen] SA's youngest female PhD grad opens up about her achievement

[Listen] SA's youngest female PhD grad opens up about her achievement

23-year-old North-West University student Musawenkosi Saurombe aces her PhD thesis passing with no amendments.

Gugu Zulu's final interview with us

Gugu Zulu's final interview with us

As South Africa comes to terms with the news of Gugu Zulu's passing, we share our final interview with the popular racing driver.

Tributes pour in for race car champ Gugu Zulu

Tributes pour in for race car champ Gugu Zulu

As part of a team summiting Kilimanjaro for Mandela Day, Zulu suffered breathing problems and died while descending the mountain.

Gugu Zulu dies during Mount Kilimanjaro attempt

Gugu Zulu dies during Mount Kilimanjaro attempt

Professional race car driver, Gugu Zulu, has died while attempting to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.

Lobby group disturbed by reported Zuma TV deal at "cash-strapped" SABC

Lobby group disturbed by reported Zuma TV deal at "cash-strapped" SABC

There are reports that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng flouted procedure, and that the broadcaster is in a cash crises, seeking loans.

Popular articles
Meet self-made millionaire (net worth – R400m!) property mogul Sisa Ngebulana

Meet self-made millionaire (net worth – R400m!) property mogul Sisa Ngebulana

How did Ngebulana build his empire? The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed him for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

6 ways the new UIF bill benefits workers

6 ways the new UIF bill benefits workers

The broadened bill will see those who lose their jobs receive money for a longer period when they apply for unemployment benefits.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

'I wanted lots of money!' - Andile Mazwai (National Stokvel Association of SA)

'I wanted lots of money!' - Andile Mazwai (National Stokvel Association of SA)

Bruce Whitfield interviews Stokvel Association CEO Andile Mazwai about his attitude to money (hopes, fears, successes, failures).

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

NSFAS to reopen 2017 applications

National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it will reopen 2017 loan applications after receiving requests for deadline extension.

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Bruce Whitfield interviews a Portfolio Manager about what she believes are the hottest stocks right now.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?