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Berg River Canoe Marathon fever hits Paarl

Visiting international paddlers Petr Mojžíšek (right) and Matthias Schmidt (second from right) get a typical Paarl welcome from (left to right) Drakenstein Executive Deputy Mayor Councillor Gert Combrink, Capensis Change A Life team paddlers Khumbulani Nzimande and Siyanda Gwamanda and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais, ahead of the start of the Berg River Canoe Marathon on Wednesday morning.
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Paarl – Part of the international contingent of paddlers taking part in the Berg River Canoe Marathon that starts on Wednesday morning, Petr Mojžíšek of the Czech Republic and German Matthias Schmidt got a suitably warm welcome in Paarl as the cold front swept over the region bringing rains that be an important factor to the race. On hand to ...

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Hart & Kiwi Mowlem team up for Berg 2019

New Zealand surfski and marathon star Andrew Mowlem will join forces with Western Cape star Anders Hart for the 2019 Berg River Canoe Marathon from 3 to 6 July. Supplied/
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Paarl – Western Cape Under 23 paddling ace Anders Hart has headed off-shore to find his partner for the 2019 Berg River Canoe Marathon and found it in the form of New Zealand surfski star Andrew Mowlem for the four day epic from 3-6 July. Hart put through his entry for the race taking place in a few weeks but ...

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Elation for Solomon & Boros after first Berg team title

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Velddrif – Last year’s champion and runner-up Team Bamboo Warehouse’s Adrian Boros and Graeme Solomon made history when they became the first team to win the Berg River Canoe Marathon in Velddrif on Saturday. It was a day of records for 45 year-old Solomon who ended an incredible 17 year drought to win the race for a second time while ...

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Pre-race favourites come to the fore on Berg stage one

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Zonquasdrift – It was far from smooth sailing for Team Bamboo Warehouse’s Graeme Solomon and his Hungarian partner Adrian Boros, however their class shone through as they cantered to a 90 second advantage after the first stage of the 2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon on Wednesday. The pre-race favourites started strongly and developed a healthy lead in the first quarter ...

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Berg stepping into a new dawn in 2018

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Paarl – As the 57th edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon dawns, organisers, paddlers and supporters are excited by the new team format that has been adopted for the four day odyssey from Paarl to Velddrif from 11-14 July. The two-paddler team format that has been introduced in 2018 follows the trend of mountain bike and adventure racing stage ...

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Change a Life duo set for tough Berg team test

Mthobisi Cele (pictured) will join up with good friend and Martin Dreyer Change a Life Academy team mate Mpilo Zondi in the new team format for the 2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon in the Western Cape from 11-14 July 2018. John Hishin/
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Durban – With teams beginning to assemble for the upcoming Berg River Canoe Marathon, which has taken on a mountain bike-like team format for the first time this year, Martin Dreyer’s Change a Life Academy has been sponsored an entry by Capensis for the race from 11-14 July. The impressive Change a Life duo of Mthobisi Cele and Mpilo Zondi ...

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2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon

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Sweeping changes have been approved for the 2018 edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon, which will be held from Wednesday 11 July to Saturday 14 July 2018. The organisers of the race are banking on the arrival of the winter rainfall to fill the Berg River in time for the annual odyssey from Paarl to Velddrif on the West ...

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