TheBounce Show

Ben Karpinski is already known as the 'sports guy on The Gareth Cliff Show'... here he's unleashed for a full hour to indulge in the world of sports with people who really know what they are talking about.
Weekly English South Africa Sports
108 Episodes
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Here's your weekend of sport

The 6 Nations comes to a thrilling climax this weekend, with Wales in pole position for the title. The Aussie Grand Prix gets the F1 season underway, loads of top class golf, and why World Rugby is missing the plot in a very big way with regards to their new…
15 Mar 2019 11 min

The Aussie ball tampering saga explained

It has been nearly impossible to keep track of all the off-field happenings during the South Africa vs Australia test series. It was always going to be a highly-anticipated series, but it has delivered above and beyond like we could never have imagined. Ben comprehensively documents everything for you here,…
29 Mar 2018 53 min

Crossing the line with an Australian

The SA vs AUS test series is drawing all kinds of fans in who don't want to miss a minute of the action. Ben keeps the intensity up by crossing the line on numerous occasions with Australian Dennis Freedman. Much to enjoy here, including Ben being accused of being the…
22 Mar 2018 41 min

Remembering the late great Sir Roger Bannister

While Ben takes a little golfing break, he prepares a little look back into the life of Sir Roger Bannister for you. More than just a sportsman, the late Sir Roger changed the sport of athletics forever, and created one of the most iconic moments in sport - going under…
8 Mar 2018 41 min

F1 Confidential

New month, new episode of TheBounce Show bringing you closer to the world of sport. Ben recaps on the latest headlines, what to look out for in March sports-wise, an Australian politician is put in her place about gender equality, and Kevin Sanders from Ultimate 10s comes in to talk…
1 Mar 2018 52 min

SA's Top 100 golf courses

The much-anticipated Golf Digest Top 100 golf courses in South Africa edition is out. Ben interviews editor Stuart McLean on what goes into compiling the list, what courses are judged on, and how the list has evolved. Ryan Reid and Michelle van der Westhuizen from Fancourt join in on the…
22 Feb 2018 48 min

Rugby Software for the Future

This week Ben delves into innovation that could be the future of how we approach rugby at junior levels. Brendon Shields from talks about his platform, and how we can all develop a greater understanding on how to play the game, and monitor our strengths and weaknesses with ease…
15 Feb 2018 41 min

A Look into the World of Long Driving with Joe Miller

Ben got to hit balls this week on the range with 2x World Long Drive champion Joe Miller. Get his thoughts on the growing game, how he got into it, and what makes him the champion he is. Then onto why the Proteas are so bad right now, and how…
8 Feb 2018 47 min

Football & Winter Olympicking, plus some Usain Bolt

Ben gets up close and sort of personal with Usain Bolt, but the meeting leaves him with doubts on his hero's future path in sport. Wade Pretorius catches you up on the latest from the world of football. The Winter Olympics countdown and related stories... then what you have to…
1 Feb 2018 45 min

Jacques Kallis & why he will never get the credit he deserves

Ben has been mulling over something for quite some time, and feels this week he should finally get it off his chest. It's the issue of Jacques Kallis... will he ever be honoured for the legend he is? Tough topic, but Ben dives into it - along with updating you…
25 Jan 2018 40 min

Is Kohli a Good Captain & What's Happening with Allister Coetzee?

The Proteas are series winners against India. Ben picks up on the big stories around this, Lungi Ngidi's debut and if Virat Kohli is the captain India needs right now. The latest in SA rugby news with Tank Lanning, who actually has some insights on the Allister Coetzee situation, then…
18 Jan 2018 46 min

Sporting excellence and an Ashes wrap

This week Ben chats to Justin Woolford, Group CEO of Conqa Sports, about excellence in sport and the unique objective of his organisation. With the Ashes done and dusted, Dennis Freedman then returns to talk about England being average, and what we have to look forward to when Australia tours…
11 Jan 2018 53 min

Previewing the Sporting Year Ahead

Ben is back and raring to go with all the big sporting events you need to know about in 2018. Going from month to month, he previews all the big things you need to know about, and plan ahead for. Your sporting year starts right now!
4 Jan 2018 45 min

2017 Recap

In the final episode of #TheBounceShow for 2017, Ben recaps the sporting year from January to December. All the big happenings and talking points, enjoy them right here.
21 Dec 2017 52 min

Epic Cape Town 7s Road Trip Recap

Ben returns from his epic road trip to the Cape Town 7s with a full pre-Christmas sports show. It involves Wham!, a lot of Bob Menery and a full recap of his time with the Suzuki Vitara which took him to the Cape Town 7s. All the big sports stories…
14 Dec 2017 52 min

Footballers Hall of Fame

This week on TheBounce Show Ben brings you a whole host of big name interviews. No seriously, he sat down with a bunch of important ex-footballers like Robbie Fowler, Ruud Gullit, Matthew Booth and Mark Fish to talk FIFA World Cup, Bafana and so much more. This is really quite…
7 Dec 2017 39 min

Varsity Sports & the Gary Player Invitational recap

This week on TheBounce Show, Ben interviews Michael Varney from Varsity Sports about a special weekend of sport happening in Durban. Richard Asher then talks about a bold new rugby book that he's planning on writing, with Ben then recapping on his weekend at the Gary Player Invitational. This includes…
30 Nov 2017 49 min

Premier Skills & LiefdeWen Rugby Development

With Bafana not making it to Russia, and France winning the #RWC2023 bid, Ben tries to move towards positive things. He chats to Graham Robinson from Premier Skills, finding out what the programme is about and what they are doing in South Africa this week. Then Bouwer Bosch comes into…
16 Nov 2017 56 min

Rugby, Soccer & Golf

The international rugby window fires up this weekend, so Ben chats to rugby man Zelim Nel. He gets his thoughts on the Boks' opening clash against the Irish, and the selection posers that Allister Coetzee faces on this tour. A look at Bafana Bafana's current situation, and all you need…
9 Nov 2017 42 min
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