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Kampioen van Klipfontein

Kampioen van Klipfontein

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This is the fascinating about a young Apie, a Western Transvaal farm child, who overcome his own struggles to eventually represent his country at the Olympics. The story is set in the difficult period between 1927 and 1948. It was a time of drought, depression and World War II.

Klipfontein, the family farm where Apie grew up, was his inspiration to face many challenges. This is where he learned about comradeship, sacrifice and humanity with unwavering faith in the good.

This is a true story based on the life of Abraham van Heerden, the youngest of twelve children, who represented South Africa in 1948 at the Olympics in London. His brother, Carl, is the author of the story.

  • Price: To order contact Willie van Heerden:juwil@vodamail.co.za
  • Author: Carl van Heerden
  • Publisher: Biblaridion BK
  • Language: Afrikaans
  • ISBN: 978-0596006815
  • Pages: 150 pages