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MCGREGOR RACKS UP HIS NINTH SURFSKI SERIES TITLE

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PIETERMARITZBURG, 22 FEBRUARY 2017 – Eight-time World Marathon Champ and Jeep Team paddler, Hank McGregor, accentuated his racing class with a sixth back-to-back win,and the overall series title in the FNB Surfski Series in Durban on 14th February 2017. After missing the first race in the 10-leg series, McGregor took a firm grasp on the men’s title with his unbeaten run since he joined ...

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McGregor nominated for South African and international sportsman of the year award

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JOHANNESBURG, 04 NOVEMBER 2016 – Jeep Team’s eight-time World Canoe Marathon Champion, Hank McGregor, is set to end 2016 on a high note after being nominated for the Sportsman of the Year award at both the South African Sports Awards and the World Paddlers Awards. McGregor has proven unbeatable in 2016, winning numerous international and national titles across different paddling disciplines ...

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Unstoppable McGregor geared to end 2016 with a bang in France and Hong Kong

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PIETERMARITZBURG, 18 OCTOBER 2016 – Jeep Team’s eight-time World Canoe Marathon Champion, Hank McGregor, this past weekend won the John Woods Three Sisters Single Surfski Challenge and is now off to France to compete in the 7th edition of the Breizh Ocean Race, a World Surfski Series Race, which will be hosted in Morbihan France. McGregor recently clinched his seventh ...

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Double Gold for Hank McGregor in World Champs

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BRADENBURG, GERMANY – 18th September 2016 – The ICF Canoe World Championships that took place this weekend in Bradenburg, Germany presented exhilarating racing, pushing the limits of endurance and discipline. Competing against the world’s best, Jeep Team SA’s unstoppable Hank McGregor claimed double Gold, retaining his title as Champion of the World in both K1 and K2 Canoe Marathon Racing, accumulating his ...

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McGregor and Beavitt lay down Berg time trial marker

Having missed out on the 2015 edition of the race Simon van Gysen returned with a positive second place at the opening time trial of the 2016 Berg River Canoe Marathon on Tuesday, 12 July. John Hishin/
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Paarl – Both defending champions signalled their intentions by winning the traditional pre-Berg River Canoe Marathon time trial with Hank McGregor and Bianca Beavitt leading the charge in their respective divisions before the four day race-proper begins on Wednesday, 13 July from Paarl Canoe Club. The 3,5 kilometre time-trial is set out to front row seeding for the first stage ...

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Magical McGregor joins mouth-watering Berg battle

Euro Steel/Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor has confirmed he will go in search of a record eleventh title when the 2016 Berg River Canoe Marathon from Paarl to Velddrif takes place from 13-16 July. John Hishin/
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Paarl – Ten time Berg River Canoe Marathon winner, Hank McGregor has confirmed his entry for this year’s race from Paarl to Velddrif which takes place from 13-16 July. The six time Marathon World Champion has dominated the event since the turn of the new millennium and is easily the race’s most successful competitor, almost doubling Robbie Herreveld and Stefan ...

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McGregor clinches fourth title in Mauritius

Euro Steel/Epic Kayaks' Hank McGregor of South Africa won his fourth Investec Mauritius Ocean Classic title, the first leg 2016 ICF Ocean Racing World Cup series. Anthony Grote/
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Durban – Following hot on the heels of his victory in the Maui Jim Molokai Challenge in Hawaii, Durbanite Hank McGregor underscored his form and ocean riding skills by winning the Investec Mauritius Ocean Classic in daunting, demanding downwind conditions. The event, which forms the first leg of the International Canoe Federation’s new World Cup circuit attracted a very strong ...

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King of Surfski wins FNB Downwind

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DURBAN, 30 JUNE 2016 – The King of surfski, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team), continues his reign of back-to-back victories, this time winning the FNB Durban Downwind Surfski title in Durban on Sunday, 26 June 2016. This is the first time McGregor has won this title since race inception in 2014. The third edition of the annual race, which doubled as a ...

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McGregor & Hartley crowned Africa’s best

Bridgitte Hartley rounded off a successful weekend's racing at the Canoe Sprint Africa Championships at the Shongweni Dam by claiming the African Canoe Federation’s Women’s Paddler of the Year Award for 2015. Anthony Grote/
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Durban – At a gala dinner in Hillcrest on Sunday evening, South African paddling icons Hank McGregor and Bridgitte Hartley were named African Canoe Federation’s Men’s and Women’s Paddler of the Year for 2015, bringing down the curtain on the 2016 ICF Canoe Sprint African Championships held at Shongweni Dam this past weekend. The three days of racing saw team ...

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Hank McGregor sets his sights on a fourth Drak title

Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel) will be hoping to celebrate his 38th birthday by winning the N3TC Drak Challenge when it ends on Sunday 24 January 2016. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

Underberg – Six times world marathon champion Hank McGregor has lined up a shot at a fourth title at the N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon on 23 and 24 January, hoping to overturn a two year run of misfortune on the popular two-day race through the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg. “I am full go for the N3TC Drak Challenge,” ...

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