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SA titles add spice to tactical Breede Marathon

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Robertson – Despite confronting the reality of a low river, a big field of paddlers will contest the 51st edition of the Breede River Canoe Marathon this weekend, with the added lure of national title up for grabs as the event doubles as the SA K2 River Championships. Earlier in the week the race organisers made the call to race ...

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Rains look to break Cape paddling drought in time for Breede

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Robertson – After one of the most frustrating starts to the winter canoeing season thanks to the drought that has ravaged the Western Cape and left it’s rivers bitterly low, a spate of cold fronts have restored water to the Breede River system, and triggered a wave of entries for the Breede River Canoe marathon on 16 and 17 September. ...

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Former champs lock horns at 2016 Breede

2015 Breede River Canoe Marathon winners Graeme Solomon (front) and Stu MacLaren (back) will team up with Greg Louw and Jasper Mocké respectively for this year's which takes place on 3 and 4 September with the two crews likely to go head-to-head for this year's title.
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Robertson – No fewer than nine former Breede River Canoe Marathon winners since the turn of the millennium will line-up for this year’s edition of the two-day river race from Robertson to Swellendam when the action gets underway on Saturday. Last year’s winners, Graeme Solomon and Stu MacLaren will combine with Greg Louw and Jasper Mocké respectively this time around, ...

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MacLaren & Mocké strike-up surprise combination for Breede showdown

The Euro Steel team mates Jasper Mocké (left) and Stu MacLaren have teamed up for the 2016 Breede River Canoe Marathon on 3 and 4 September. John Hishin/
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Robertson – Defending champion Stuart MacLaren has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons by taking up the 2016 Breede River Canoe Marathon challenge on 3 and 4 September with another former winner, and Euro Steel team mate, Jasper Mocké, ending chances of defending the title he won with veteran stalwart Graeme Solomon last year. The new combination with Mocké is ...

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Solomon seeks five at 2016 Breede

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Robertson – Graeme Solomon is looking forward to getting his Breede River Canoe Marathon title defence underway with yet another new doubles partner, Greg Louw when this year’s race from Robertson to Swellendam in the Western Cape takes place on 3 and 4 September. Cape Town’s Solomon – who claimed the 2015 spoils with Euro Steel’s talented Stu MacLaren – ...

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Beavitt using Breede as vital Worlds prep

Century City/Pink Lady's Bianca Beavitt hopes the upcoming 2016 Breede River Canoe Marathon from Robertson to Swellendam in the Western Cape will serve as good distance training ahead of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Germany in September. John Hishin/
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Robertson – As the 2016 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Germany begins to loom large, Team South Africa’s Bianca Beavitt has singled out the upcoming Breede River Canoe Marathon as the ideal opportunity to get miles under her belt in the build up to the marathon showpiece in Europe in September. Beavitt, who won the women’s K3 titles at ...

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Cape women take aim at Hansa Fish

After winning their second successive Breede title on the weekend, the crew of Alex Adie and Nikki Mocké are aiming to be contenders for the Hansa Fish Canoe Marathon women's title.. Supplied/
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Cradock – After winning their second successive Breede River Canoe Marathon title on the weekend the Cape duo of Alex Adie and Nikki Mocké are shifting their focus to the prestigious Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon on 9 and 10 October. The Adie-Mocké axis has become a benchmark in women’s paddling in the Western Cape, particularly since Adie moved from ...

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Breede set for 2015 SA K3 Champs

2014 fourth place finishers Tom Schilperoort (Hold Fast) and Dawid Mocké (Mocké Paddling) will be up against stiff opposition once again this weekend when they look to secure a 2015 Breede River Canoe Marathon podium place finish. John Hishin/
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Robertson – Organisers of this weekend’s Breede River Canoe Marathon, which doubles as the 2015 South African K3 Championships, are confident that the race will take place over its traditional course from Robertson to Swellendam despite concerns of low water level due to the dry winter the Western Cape has experienced. “The river is likely to be low and some ...

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