At the age of 18, Dallan became South Africa’s youngest professional FMX rider and started touring the country to ride demos and compete in local competitions.
Dallan’s success in South Africa has seen him travel to the Middle East, Australia and the United States of America.
Dallan (23) ranks learning to flip at Robbie Maddison’s house as one of his greatest highlights, as well as being able to get into the demo scene in California. Dallan is also ranked as South Africa’s best whip rider.
Sporting a host of top sponsors, including the likes of Jungle Rush, DC shoes, SkullCandy, Thor MX, Yamaha, Shoei, Motul, Metzeler, FreestyleFilms, Dirt Nurse, Red Bull and Full throttle, Dallan is undeniably one of the country’s greatest FMX talents.
Catch Dallan on Instagram at @Dallan_Goldman to see more of his epic content.
“Being a BOUNCE ambassador is a great achievement for me, as I have always been a fan of BOUNCE. Being able to train at BOUNCE helps me with my form when it comes to riding. It’s an amazing way of keeping fit and flexible and that is a key part in my career.”
South African Trampoline Champion
Lucky is a professional trampolinist and loves working with people. He is a multiple SA trampoline champion, African Champion and Indo Pacific Champion. He ranked 7th at the World Games and currently holds the African record for Double mini-Trampoline as well as being voted Trampoline Athletes Representative in SA.
Lucky was also a junior national coach in the 2010 France World Championship and 3 times Gymnast Of The Year. His goal is to break the world record and to become world champion. He is currently working towards qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Gideon Du Preez
South African Parkour Athlete
Having spent more than eight years on the road, Gideon is one of the country’s leading Parkour athletes and joins BOUNCE with a wealth of experience in one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Gideon lives to inspire. So much so, that he has travelled the world, along with the “Inspire Tour” family, seeing and sharing life experiences through Parkour on every continent. As an artist in design and media, Gideon uses Parkour as an outlet for his creativity and expresses his love for Parkour/freerunning by perfecting his art at BOUNCE in Midrand. Gideon is the go-to guy when it comes to all things Parkour.
He’ll soon be teaching newcomers to the sport the ins and outs of what it takes to be a freerunner, by conducting classes at BOUNCE.
“Pushing boundaries and exploring limits is one thing, inspiring those around you and teaching those who can’t yet, is what it’s all about! Hanging out at BOUNCE every day now allows me to further my skills and to train in a controlled environment to ensure I learn my new moves and tricks safely.”
Deidre Van Niekerk
South African Wakeboarding Champion
Deidre is one of SA’s best wake-boarders since 2006. She came 5th at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar and 2nd at the European Championships in SA as well as winning tons of local wake-boarding competitions. She likes to keep in shape and to inspire others.
“Being a BOUNCE Ambassador is already a great achievement for me as it’s such a pure and awesome brand to be associated with. It’s a healthy, fun way of getting fit and the best possible way to train for me off the water. To be around a team of such energetic and positive people keeps my spirit up and that’s in a nutshell what I’m about: good energy and a positive outlook on life. As the water has become a way of life and a chosen lifestyle, BOUNCE will become the same – it will become a lifestyle”
South African BMX Champion
Dylan currently holds the Junior Men African Continental BMX Champion title and is working hard on receiving more. He has participated in many events, on a national and international level. One of his proudest moments in his BMXing career to date is receiving his Protea blazer, which is the greatest achievement and honour on a national level. He has competed 3 times in the BMX world championships and look forward to competing in more.
“To be chosen as a BOUNCE Ambassador is definitely up there with one of my greatest triumphs. BOUNCE is such an awesome, youthful brand that allows people to feel the type of adrenaline rush I get to feel everyday while flying through the air. When the tracks are too wet for me to catch some air, I know I can always come to BOUNCE to work on my moves for my next championship. I’m living my dream everyday being a part of Bounce as the lifestyle, the rush, the people, everything about BOUNCE is what I live for being a BMX racer”
Born and raised in Cape Town, Danine stacks a few titles under her belt. TV presenter, fashion stylist, publicist and emcee. After completing her qualification in PR at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, she gained agency experience in the field, including work at: Marcus Brewster Publicity, Globecreative and Sentient Communications.Danine has presented shows like Hectic 9 on SABC2, Expresso on SABC3 and was a radio DJ on CPUT’s UNI FM and Rock-out radio. She was also a top 20 style apprentice for Fair Lady and a top 3 finalist in the MTV VJ Search, season 1.
Rapper / Musician
SA Hip Hop Awards nominee, MegMafia, is a independent South African emcee/singer. Her musical interests began at the tender age of 7, joining choirs and entering music competitions. She played the role of \’Alicia\’ in Soul Buddyz in 2009-2010 and also did ads for Proudly South African. It was in 2010 when she fell in love with rap and felt it was a different way of expressing herself. She began battling against emcees around Johannesburg and becoming one of the few best female emcees around.MegMafia has been performing live in and around Johannesburg since 2012.
Her first radio single,(My Baby) debuted on radio in September 2013,with the music video that debuted on local television in January 2014. She won the YOTV Battlestation and competition in July 2014 and also performed live on the Women\’s month special on Shiz Niz ETV in August 2014.
“Being a BOUNCE Ambassador is a great lifetime experience that enables me to interact, have fun, inspire and keep fit on many levels and has given me an opportunity to take my music career one step further.”
Reigning Miss Earth South Africa
Reigning Miss Earth, South Africa – Air 2014 and a past member of the SA Hip Hop Team, Steffi is an avid dancer with a passion for people and the environment. She currently studies BCom Financial Management . She is energetic and enthusiastic with a serious sense of style. Her goal is to set up an NPO focusing on youth development and performing arts and she would love to travel the world and learn both an African and European language. Plus she would love to be able to do multiple back flips with ease.
“Being a Bounce Ambassador is so awesome because I get to represent the coolest company ever! Bounce is about having fun, freedom and a continuous adrenalin rush. I get to be a role model for inspired bouncers and promote a culture that is infectious.”
Top Johannesburg Dance Crew
Having started as a Johannesburg-based dance crew, our imagination and skill reaches beyond our first love, dance. Don’t be fooled by the moves that we’ve got… our artistic intelligence and artistic execution includes photography, videography, illustration, music and street art. With eyes, ears and movement that bring the imagination to life, our team was first founded by Darim da Paixao and Paul Nqambule in 2006.
Having worked on top television shows like, So You Think You Can Dance, as well as working with top South African artists like Jamali, the Artistic Intelligence crew has grown to encompass the artistic skill of Quaid “Flip” Jones, Alex Smith and Bashi Masetloa.
The fusion of our unique abilities has resulted in unique and unexpected entertainment that delights audiences beyond the sphere of our dance classes. Our dance performances have taken us from national ground to competing and performing on international fronts.
South Africa’s Top B-Girl
Born and bred in Durban, and now conquering Johannesburg, Courtnae’ Paul is a pioneer for female break dancers and has grown to be a force to be respected in the dancing fraternity. She stands out amongst her peers within the entertainment industry through dance. Based on her passion, drive and dedication she has become an accomplished South African dance figure and a highly recommended professional.
Having experience as a soloist, choreographer and entertainment producer, it has also earned her the ultimate triumph being SA’s top B-girl.
Aside from the many corporate events she has performed at/ choreographed, Courtnae’ has choreographed openings for international artists such as Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Jay Sean, Akon, Fatman Scoop, Burna Boy and Banky W, as well as toured, performed and choreographed for local artists such as Toya Delazy, Reason, Lloyd Cele, Tamara Dey, Mafikizolo, The Graeme Watkins Project, Khuli Chana, Da Les and AKA. She is currently the choreographer and lead dancer for local artist Da L.E.S, a Bounce Inc SA ambassador and the only B-girl in SA sponsored by international brands such as Skullcandy, Neff and Red Bull.
Her specialized dance style and choreography brings a vibrant, edgy and unique feel to any stage. Amongst all this, she still finds the time to give back to the younger generation of dancers, by hosting workshops around the country. Recently Courtnae’ has ventured into the world of MC’ing and DJ’ing.
South African Trampolinist
Zander is a professional trampolinist and is very passionate about his sport. He has been jumping competitively since the age of 5 and has competed internationally since then.
Zander is a multiple South Africa trampoline champion, Zone 6 Champion, African champion and Indo-Pacific Champion. During his career, he has been awarded Newcomer Of The Year and Junior Gymnast Of The Year by the South African Gymnastics Federation and was also the youngest gymnast (17) to compete in the 2013 World Championships Senior Male Competition.
Zander is currently working towards qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games.
“Trampolining is my hobby and my sport and thanks to BOUNCE, my job as well. Basically it is my life. Being a BOUNCE Ambassador is amazing. I can drift away from the precision and neatness of trampolining and just have absolute fun in a safe and wonderful environment.”