Janice Josephs is a South African Heptathlete turned long jumper.
She finished nineteenth at the 2004 Olympic Games and fifth at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. On the regional level she won a silver medal at the 2004 African Championships and the gold at the 2006 African Championships. She finished eighth at the 2008 Indoor World Championships and won another gold medal at the 2008 African Championships.
Janice also spent some time training with the SA Women’s 7’s rugby team in 2015 and is now working for CoolPay an NGO that has the vision to equip children with the skills needed to manage the complexities, demands and pressures of everyday life.
Janice shares some of the struggles she had to get to the top of her sport and how she used them as motivation to achieve her goals!