Centurion sportsman dies in Mozambique

Johan Westervelt. Photo: Facebook

Andrea Küsel

Johan Westervelt (30), a kickboxing champion from Centurion tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident in Mozambique on Friday.

According to Daleen Coetzee, a family member, Westervelt was touring the country on a motorcycle.

He evidently died when his motorcycle veered off the road and allegedly slid on sand.

According to Coetzee the exact details of the accident and funeral arrangements are not clear yet.

Westervelt won the WKF World Championships in 2014 and was active in the South African kickboxing community.

He was also a contender in the Bar One Man Hunt Challenge, a reality TV series seeking the “most rugged” man in South Africa.

Coetzee says he touched many lives and made a massive difference wherever he went.

“At only 30-years-old he did more that we would have done in 10 lifetimes.”

This is a video of Westervelt during one of his fights:

Do you have more information about the story? Please send us an email to editorial@rekord.co.za or phone us on 072 435 7717.

For free breaking and community news, visit Rekord’s websites:

Rekord East

Rekord North

Rekord Centurion

Rekord Moot

For more news and interesting articles, like Rekord on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram.

  • We have exciting news! We’re offering a free alert to help you always be in the loop. Send an email with the word ‘Subscribe’ to breakingnews@rekord.co.za to receive your free daily breaking news update.

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

pta_moot ptaeast ptanorthgetitlooklocal.co.zaAutodealer.co.za
Top
Recommended Story
NEWSFLASH: Officer dies in N4 crash