Canoeing

Mtolo and Msia repeat their Non-Stop Dusi heroics

habani Msia (front) and Msawenksoi Mtolo run with their seconding crew down Geoff’s Road during the Garden City Commercials Non-Stop Dusi Canoe Marathon on Friday. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media Durban – Defending champions Msawenkosi Mtolo and Thabani Msia survived an early scare to retain their Gardens City Commercials Non-Stop Dusi title on Friday, showing a maturing pedigree at the tough the ...

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McGregor and Burn wrap up national surfski title doubles

Go! The start of the SA double ski title raceat the Fenn SA Surfski championships in Durban on Sunday. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media Durban – Hank McGregor and Michelle Burn completed a rare cleansweep of singles and doubles titles at the Fenn SA Surfski Champs held in Durban on the weekend when they won their S2 title races from Durban to ...

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Bouman back to his Friday night best

Three Stand Up Paddleboard raced the short course at the second race of the Marine Series on Friday evening. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media Durban – Former Marine surfski series champion Matt Bouman made amends for last week’s finish line mishap to claim the overall line honours in the second series race on Friday night.Bouman made his move turning around the ...

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Mbanjwa shows his early Dusi form at Umpetha

After his win at the recent Clanfin Umpetha Challenge, Team MyLife’s Thulani Mbanjwa has sounded a stark warning to his rivals that he will once again be a force to be reckoned with at the 2021 MyLife Dusi Canoe Marathon from 18-20 February. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media Pietermaritzburg – As the newly formed Dusi Series kicked off with the Clanfin Umpetha ...

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Exciting new series adds spice to the Dusi season

Pietermaritzburg – As the summer paddling season hits full swing, the organisers of the 2021 MyLife Dusi Canoe Marathon have launched a brand new Dusi Series which will see paddlers fight it out for overall honours in the three main pre-Dusi races and the Dusi Marathon itself from the 18th to 20 February.Making up the trio of pre-Dusi races are ...

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Ultra Paddle replaces 2020 Berg River Canoe Marathon

Paarl – With the 2020 Berg River Canoe Marathon cancelled along with other sporting events due to the COVID-19 lockdown regulations, the race organisers have arranged a ground-breaking virtual race called the ”Ultra Paddle” that will allow canoeists around the world to be part of a show of solidarity, and share in the enthusiasm for the 59 year old classic ...

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CSA urging government to support federations in need

Durban – Canoeing South Africa has urged national government to assist national sporting federations as many confront financial collapse during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and they approach what many are calling “Day Zero”. Some financial relief has been offered by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture but the portion earmarked for sport has focussed heavily on subsiding the professional ...

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Fairy tale end to 2020 Dusi

Durban – The 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon came to a thrilling end at Blue Lagoon on Saturday as Andy Birkett won his tenth title along with a first-time winner Khumbulani Nzimande as Tamika and Bianca Haw coasted to a maiden title. Both crews started the third and final day with solid leads in their respective races as 36 intrepid kilometres ...

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Euro Steel & Dusi continue strong partnership

Pietermaritzburg – Following years of support for the sport of canoeing, through their team of elite athletes, and the Dusi Canoe Marathon, Euro Steel have reassured Natal Canoe Club of their commitment to South Africa’s most iconic canoe marathon from 27-29 February 2020. Following the recent chemical spill into the Baynespruit from the Willowton site, the state of river system’s ...

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