Natalie du Toit

Location: Based in Johannesburg

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Services

  • Guest speaker
  • Corporate facilitation
  • Celebrity guest

Awards & Distinctions

The titles and awards Natalie has received are too numerous to mention. Highlights include:

Major sporting achievements

  • 3 Gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • 50 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2008)
  • 400 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2008)
  • 200 m SM9 individual medley swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2008)
  • 100 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2008)
  • 100 m S9 butterfly swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2008)
  • 100 m freestyle swimming EAD (multi-disability) gold – Commonwealth Games (2006)
  • 50 m freestyle swimming EAD (multi-disability) gold – Commonwealth Games (2006)
  • 100 m S9 backstroke swimming silver medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 100 m S9 butterfly swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 100 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 200 m SM9 individual medley swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 400 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 50 m S9 freestyle swimming gold medal – Paralympics (2004)
  • 800 m freestyle swimming gold medal – All-Africa Games (2003)
  • 800 m freestyle swimming silver medal – Afro-Asian Games (2003)
  • 400 m freestyle swimming bronze medal – Afro-Asian Games (2003)
  • 100 m freestyle swimming EAD (multi-disability) gold – Commonwealth Games (2002)
  • 50 m freestyle swimming EAD (multi-disability) gold – Commonwealth Games (2002)

Open water titles

Vista Nova Robben Island crossing - winner of female category since race inception, and overall winner in 2008, beating strong male competition by more than 5 minutes.

Awards and Honours

  • October 2013:  honorary MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)
  • David Dixon Award for outstanding athlete – Commonwealth Games (2002)
  • In August 2002 she was awarded the Western Cape Golden Cross. During the award ceremony Western Cape Premier Marthinus van Schalkwyk said she had gone “beyond gold and swam her way into the hearts of not only South Africans but the whole world”.
  • Du Toit was voted 48th in the Top 100 Great South Africans in 2004 by the South African Broadcasting Corporation.
  • In December 2009 she received the Order of Ikhamanga in Gold “for her exceptional achievements in swimming.”
  • On 10 March, 2010, she was awarded the Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability for “breaking down the barriers between disabled and able-bodied sport”

Media

Media coverage include:

  • Telkom Splash
  • Super Sport coverage of Olympic Games etc
  • Super swimmer advertisement on Super Sport
  • All major newspapers, magazines, etc
  • Numerous Public appearances [motivational speaking]
  • Proudly South Africa Advertisement on SABC 1, 2, 3
  • SABC 3 The Power Within

Client Feedback

Thank you again for your kind assistance in making the event a huge success.  Bronwen was very impressed with your professionalism and thoroughly enjoyed working with you on the project. Colleen put together an unforgettable event in terms of the 5 star ‘green’ venue, a mouth-watering lunch and precision coordination of all logistics. We were also blessed with a beautiful summer day which was topped off with the AWESOME talk from Natalie! We’ve had some great motivational speakers in the past, but never before has a speaker managed to captivate and move the audience on such a deep heartfelt emotional level. Natalie’s warmth, passion, spirit, genuine humanness, and ‘never-give-up attitude’ came through in every word and  had a truly profound effect on all who were honoured to listen to her story.
Pedro Roberts, ACSA


It was awesome and Natlaie was amazing!!  We had very good feedback from the business on the programme as a whole and on Natalie herself. Thank you so much for all your support throughout the process!
Ridha Jones, Old Mutual

 

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