John and Sonya Culverwell
1 minute read
31 Mar 2016
1:32 pm

Schalk Burger – Bouncing back from the abyss

John and Sonya Culverwell

WATCH: The rugby hero shares his journey through the biggest battle of his life.

FILE PICTURE: Stormers captain Schalk Burger during the Super Rugby match between DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls at DHL Newlands Stadium on July 05, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Shaun Roy/Gallo Images)

The headlines blazed the drama of his illness across the globe, but exactly what did it take for one of South Africa’s iconic international rugby heroes to literally turn around at death’s door – and then painfully coax his mind and body back to its former strength?

Schalk Burger tells his remarkable, deeply personal story and the hard lessons he learnt, in a frank, no holds barred video interview. See the man behind the legend revealing face-to-face how he not only recovered, but went on to become a Laureus Award winner and a powerhouse back on the rugby field.

Tipping Point is an inspiring, informative video series featuring SA’s top achievers sharing pivotal points in their lives and careers.

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