Sarah Ferguson

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Sarah is a physiotherapist and runs a private practice in Durban North at a multi-disciplinary center. She is also a motivational speaker, Pilates instructor, a retired National Swimmer and swim coach, an advocate for the plight against plastic.

Sarah is passionate about the ocean and works tirelessly to safeguard it for future generations to enjoy and appreciate responsibly.

In 2011 Sarah took part in her first ocean race in Hawaii where she found her passion for open water swimming, making the decision to do something meaningful with her swimming talents.

Since 2012 she has been competing in, and pioneering, ocean swims both locally and internationally, to help raise awareness of single-use plastic pollution. In 2019, she became the first person ever, to circumnavigate Easter Island, swimming 63km in 19 hours.

Her swims:

Easter Island | March 2019 | 63km | 19:08:00
Elephant Coast Swim Series | July 2018 | 100km | 6 days
1st African woman to swim Ka’iwi Channel crossing | July 2017 | 58km | 17:54
1st person to swim Aliwal Shoal solo swim | May 2017 | 18km | 5:00
MAD swimmers 24hr swim | January 2016 | 45km | 24:00
Cape Point solo swim | December 2015 | 8km | 2:06
Robben Island solo swim | January 2015 | 7.3km | 2:02
1st woman to swim Umhlanga to Durban | June 2014 | 17.9km | 4:16