Famous flanker who joined up with the Springboks in 2003. He went to Paarl Gimnasium, where he excelled at many sports. He was presented with the IRB International Participant of the entire year award in 2004, one of the most esteemed award in rugby. He was created in Interface Elizabeth, South Africa. He and Jean De Villiers had been both informed at Paarl Gimnasium.