[Shahied Joseph | ENCA]

It’s not pole dancing, it’s Pole Sports and it’s a discipline that could one day be part of the Olympic programme.

Pole Sports is a popular activity for ladies to keep fit, but for Benita Bouwer it has become more than a mere pastime.

She is an instructor, a judge at national competitions and the 2017 World Pole Masters Champion.

eNCA’s Shahied Joseph caught up with South Africa’s recently crowned world champion in Benita Bouwer to debunk a few myths around the sport.