Fullback who joined the Natal Sharks in 2006 and the Springboks in 2007.
He was selected to the South African touring squad at the age of nineteen after playing just ten matches for the Natal Sharks.
He became known for his ability to kick the ball long distances.
He was born in Aliwal North, South Africa.
He and Elton Jantjies both played for the South African Springboks.