Canoeing

Six in One Challenge

Slanghoek

The Six in One Challenge is an exciting multisport event that takes place on 29 November 2015 at Doran Vineyards, Paardeberg. It consists of six legs that must be completed in sequence. Athletes who would like to skip the water-related legs can enter in the No H2O category. Date: 29 November 2015 Location: Doran Vineyards, Paardeberg (Start & Finish) Event ...

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Sports Lovers: show your metal with Iqela Events

Slanghoek

Calling all mountain bikers, trail runners and triathlon lovers: Don’t miss out on the chance to participate in three exhilarating challenges, set along some of the Western Cape’s most scenic routes. Iqela Events’ Cellar 2 Cellar, Six in One Challenge and Slanghoek Triathlon are officially open for entries. The sixth annual Cellar 2 Cellar Trail Run and Wine Experience takes ...

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Berg paddlers battle treacherous third stage conditions

With a third stage win under the belt, nine time champion Hank McGregor (front) maintained his lead over the rest of the field as he won Friday's third stage which sees the Jeep Team/Kayak Centre ace hold a handy advantage heading into Saturday's final leg of the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon on Friday. John Hishin/
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Zoutkloof – Overnight race leaders Hank McGregor and Bianca Beavitt head into Saturday’s fourth and final stage of the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon with their healthy leads still intact having overcome not only their fellow competitors but the treacherous conditions from Bridgetown to Zoutkloof on Friday. While still trying to put on their best game face, it didn’t take ...

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McGregor holds Berg cards after stage two

Jeep Team/Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor chagred to his second victory in as many stages of the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon - John Hishin/
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Bridgetown – South African paddling legend Hank McGregor continued his march towards a record tenth Berg River Canoe Marathon title on Thursday when he outlasted the rest of the field during the tough second stage from Zonquasdrift to Bridgetown while overnight women’s leader Bianca Beavitt further extended her massive lead in the women’s race. Paddling the same stretch of river ...

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Radio Soundbites – Berg River Canoe Marathon Stage One

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Nine time champion Hank McGregor took control of the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon over an altered first stage from Hermon to Bridgetown Dave Macleod has more IN: racing on a very low river… DUR:32″ OUT: Bridgetown Download the mp3 here: https://soundcloud.com/gameplanmedia/d1report Nine time Berg River Canoe Marathon champion Hank McGregor tells Kyle Gilham that he was happy with his opening ...

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McGregor & Beavitt dominate opening Berg encounter

Century City's Bianca Beavitt is well in control of the women's race of the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon after her stage one victory. - John Hishin/
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Bridgetown – Hank McGregor got his challenge for a record tenth Berg River Canoe Marathon title off to the perfect start on Wednesday when he raced to a sizeable victory in the four day race’s altered first stage from Hermon to Bridgetown while Cape Town’s Bianca Beavitt dominated the women’s opening clash. For only the second time in the races ...

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Radio Soundbites – Berg River Canoe Marathon Time Trial

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Nine time Berg River Canoe Marathon champion Hank McGregor gained a five second advantage following Tuesday’s Time Trial and the Team Jeep/Kayak Centre star told Nick Tatham that he was happy with how things went and is looking forward to four days of hard racing starting on Wednesday. IN: I felt strong… DUR: 01:13 OUT: One to watch… Download the ...

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Drama laced start to 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon

Following her second place finish in 2014 Western Cape paddler Bianca Beavitt has been working hard and is hoping that she can go one better at the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon from Paarl to Velddrif from 15-18 July.

Paarl – A desperately low river, altered race course, a strong international field and some significant last minute changes have set a dramatic scene for the 2015 Berg River Canoe Marathon that starts on Wednesday morning. The title race is being billed as a mouth-watering duel between nine times champion and current K1 and K2 world champion Hank McGregor (Jeep ...

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International flavour savours Durban Downwind Series finale

It was another dominant performance from Fenn Kayak's Michelle Burn who cruised to victory at the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Surfski Race on Saturday which was the fifth and final race of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Series.

Durban – The final race of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Series saw some fantastic downwind conditions as paddlers made their way from La Mercy on the North Coast to the Marine Surf Lifesaving Club on Saturday with Australian Michael Booth narrowly claiming a beach sprint over Matt Bouman with Michelle Burn showing her class to claim victory in the ...

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Hank McGregor sneaks in entry for Berg 2015

Nine times champion Hank McGregor has decided to challenge for a record tenth title in the Berg River Canoe Marathon. - John Hishin/
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Paarl – One of the last normal entries to land in the Berg River Canoe marathon race officials email inbox was that of nine time winner and the current flatwater water marathon K1 and K2 world champion Hank McGregor, ending months of speculation about whether he would be back to challenge for another Berg title next week. McGregor, who has ...

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