Koby Oberholzer is an inspiration to surfers.
Nineteen-year-old Koby Oberholzer, who has browsing in his genes, is a skilled teen at the qualifying sequence (QS) and has received sufficient issues to enroll in the in a foreign country QS occasions. His first stretch will get started in Indonesia continuing to Sri Lanka and Philippines Island.
If Koby succeeds in those contests he want to head to Hawaii which would be the subsequent stretch. Alternatively, he lacks investment and sponsors to make his dream imaginable. With the assistance of crowd investment on more than a few social media platforms for the previous 3 weeks, an improbable R53 000 used to be raised sadly it’s nonetheless no longer sustainable for 2 months of travelling. Koby may be the son of South African surf legend Frankie who impressed a technology of surfers.
His mom, Lisa Oberholzer hopes that the neighborhood will rally in combination to make stronger her son. “Everyone knows the monetary local weather in South Africa and the state of the Rand coupled with a surf trade this is just about crippled. Our athletes fight to get the monetary backing to have a possibility within the browsing global. Optimistically we will get him on a task that we see him end the 12 months in Hawaii at the North shore for the season. We would like this to be a sustainable effort in order that Koby is totally financially self enough via cash from sponsorships and occasions however that may best be completed by means of offering investment to begin with to offer him an international platform to turn what he can do.”
Koby nonetheless calls for R30 000 for lodging and dwelling and shuttle bills and the budget raised will lend a hand him a great deal.
“Koby at the North shore is smart and he’s going to draw in the lenses this is needless to say. I’ve left this fairly past due however I’m hoping with the make stronger of our area people we will make this occur in an overly quick time frame,” added Lisa. To lend a hand Koby use the next financial institution main points: Capitec, L Oberholzer, account quantity: 1302994342, department code: 470010 or Capitec: Koby Oberholzer, account quantity: 1544334476, department code: 470010.
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