car tire as springboard

Wilson Maposa for Zicora Mobile Network in Zimbabwe (6 February 2012):

A group of young boys from Mucheke suburb of Masvingo, Zimbabwe, are using old tyres as springboards to do acrobatic moves. Their love for gymnastic have made them to be innovative as there are no gyms around the suburb. …

While the local authority used to provide sporting facilities, they have since reduce or provide no funding at all and the past years have seen some of the playing fields being turned into housing stands …

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

A Canadian friend of mine worked as a sport educator in Harare. She was eventually evacuated. For the many, many problems in Zimbabwe, I blame most President Robert Mugabe who’s been something of an irrational dictator since 1980.


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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