Author

Cindy Archillies

ON THE COUCH: After abandonment, Paul Daniels finds home as a para-athlete star

ON THE COUCH: After abandonment, Paul Daniels finds home as a para-athlete star

Abandoned by his mother when he was a baby and later adopted and raised on a pig farm in Stellenbosch, Paul Daniels lost both of his legs after suffering from meningitis. He has defied the odds to shine on the athletics track as a para-athlete.

Watch him jump! On the couch with U-18 high jump world champ Breyton Poole

Watch him jump! On the couch with U-18 high jump world champ Breyton Poole

Poole claimed high jump gold at the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships in Nairobi.