Team Russell Athletic ZA

Team Russell is made up of a group of talented people from around the world who all share one thing in common,
the drive, self-belief and passion to achieve their goals and dreams.

Robbie Kruse

All round nice guy and sports fanatic, Robbie Kruse is a sports presenter on 5FM, and a television presenter on Bravo. Adored by fans for his charm and cheerful wit, Robbie is a keen golfer, and sports enthusiast that believes that fun and fitness are essential to a happy life.


1. What is the best thing you have been given whilst travelling...or pinched from a hotel?

I once nicked a golden robe. I was sure they said we could keep it, so they didn’t make me pay for it, which was cool.

3. If you were stranded on an island, who would you want with you?

My wife… because that’s everyone’s dream, to own your own island! That and my wife is the coolest person I know, she is my Ninja

4. One place you want to see before you die?

Iceland, for the Northern Lights

5. What do you do in your spare time?

I love Golf. I love Golf more than I love any other sport ever invented.

6. How do you pass the time on flights?

I look around, and make up back-stories on the most interesting looking people. Or I just use my smartphone for what it was invented for: GAMES .

7. Have you had any embarrassing moments as a celebrity?

I once went on stage with a microphone that was on ‘Mute’ at a Roxette concert. That and you should try and embarrass yourself daily… because if you can’t laugh at yourself, there is something wrong with you.

8. How do you start your day?

I am out of bed at 4:30 every morning… Best thing to do first, Have a good stretch take few deep breaths and be thankful.

9. Mantra or words to live by?

“If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed”- Leo Tolstoy (Russian Novelist)

10. Advice for aspiring youths of today?

If you want something in life, work for it, nobody is going to hand it to you. The only boundaries you have, are the ones you set for yourself…

You must believe if you wish to achieve.

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