At Home with Dylan Rogers

This podcast sees the well-known South African sports journalist interview the country's sports stars, with a focus more on the personality than the sport, their likes and dislikes, hobbies, family, favourite food, music and video, and what they get up to away from the sports field. It takes you behind the scenes and provides a snapshot into what South African sport's biggest names get up to away from the field of play, and what makes them tick.
Weekly English South Africa Sports · Sports News
32 Episodes
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Here, Dylan sits down with his 76-year-old father Adrian Rogers on Father's Day 2022, to talk through his own Comrades Marathon journey, ahead of his first attempt at the Down Run, as well as re-visit his father's experiences, memories and learnings from his six Comrades attempts in the late-1980s and…
22 Aug 2022 20 min


The Lions Rugby in-house dietician chats to Dylan about some basic sports nutrition principles, some of the modern-day thinking doing the rounds, how things have changed in the past 30 years, and she gives him some tips for his own Comrades Marathon journey!
13 May 2022 22 min


The former Dakar Rally champion on this year's race, the dangers of social media, what racing the Dakar entails, growing up watching the legendary Sarel van der Merwe, his training regime, his love for golf, mountain biking and kite surfing, and why his happy place is in the bush!
9 Feb 2022 25 min


South Africa's top wheelchair tennis player on witnessing the Djokovic circus close-up in Melbourne, what it was like growing up with a disability, how she got her start in the sport (and hated it!), what her training programme looks like, her relationship with Billie Jean King, what she still wants…
1 Feb 2022 26 min


South Africa's top women's lifesaver on sweeping the boards at the national championships, overcoming her fear of the ocean, juggling her training with her studies, her limited social life, her love of trance music and Formula 1, and potentially working for Google.
12 Nov 2021 20 min


The new national squash champion on eventually winning the SA title at 37, what it was like growing up in a squash-mad family, the benefits of the Covid-enforced lockdown, and juggling four kids with running a business and maintaining a successful squash career.
4 Nov 2021 20 min


The South African golfer on what it's like playing tournaments in a Covid bubble, what she misses about South Africa when she's on tour, her love for biltong, playing the guitar and being an aunt, and her lack of skills in the kitchen.
8 Oct 2021 23 min


South Africa's top MMA fighter on the biggest win of his career, celebrating in Las Vegas, meeting Conor McGregor, spending time on the farm, and the adrenaline sports that keep him fired up.
22 Sep 2021 25 min


The first African woman to complete the Dakar Rally on what it takes to ride one of the world's toughest off-road races on a motorbike, coming out as a gay athlete after a life-threatening crash, her love for food and animal activism, and how she's preparing for her toughest challenge…
2 Sep 2021 22 min


The former Springbok prop on hunting, his move into coaching, how grateful he is to just be able to walk and use his arm, his love of the bush, and how he’s always the last to leave the braai!
29 Aug 2021 25 min


The London 2012 Olympic gold medallist on what it’ll take to win in Tokyo, the sacrifices South Africa’s top rowers need to make, training on Christmas Day, bass fishing with his Dad, and who the biggest eaters in the national squad are.
29 Aug 2021 23 min


The oldest goalkeeper in the national men's hockey squad chats about how he got into the sport, his 20-year journey, juggling hockey with running a business, his love of 'Tiger King', how he's the fastest player over five metres, and how he needs 27 brandies to get on the dancefloor!
29 Aug 2021 20 min


The captain of Banyana Banyana on life in Glasgow, how she became a football club owner, her love for Manchester United, global women's football, coming out as a teenager, and how she's not keen to try haggis, but may give a deep-fried Mars Bar a go!
29 Aug 2021 25 min


South Africa’s top women’s squash player has won her third national title, and here she talks about having to head overseas to get the most out of her ability, Irish hospitality, pints of Guinness, her side hustle as a fitness trainer, the worrying lack of young squash talent coming through…
29 Aug 2021 17 min


The Lions scrumhalf on dealing with his dislocated shoulder, the Lions WhatsApp group, who the squad’s jokers are, humble beginnings in Bethal, having a mother as a rugby referee, his skills in the kitchen, and his interest in the media.
29 Aug 2021 20 min


South Africa’s fastest man over 100 metres on having to get his head around a re-scheduled Olympics, how he sometimes forgets to eat, finding time with girlfriend Jo Prins, running against drug-tainted Justin Gatlin, and his love for PlayStation.
29 Aug 2021 20 min


He’s the first African to win a Professional Darts Corporation title, with victory in the German Darts Championship. But, how did 34-year-old Devon Petersen get from playing darts at home with his family all the way to performing on the world stage, basing himself in the UK, and taking up…
29 Aug 2021 22 min


The South Africa men’s hockey captain on being engaged to Dutch women’s captain, Eva de Goede, giving up cricket at first-class level, his passion for flying, his thoughts on how to improve SA hockey, his grandmother Pam Golding, and how he fancies himself as a bit of a baker!
29 Aug 2021 18 min


The Bulls and Springbok prop on taking up the game late, going to primary school under a tree, the focus of his foundation, how he knows what it's like to go hungry, the features of the Xhosa culture, his love for cars and self-help books, and how he's in the…
29 Aug 2021 20 min


The South African swimming star on what her training schedule looks like, her studies, the pasta dish she loves to cook for those close to her, her Bengal cat, how she was starstruck in the presence of Siya Kolisi, and her faith.
29 Aug 2021 20 min
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