27 July 2016
Underdog tag fuelling Hartley’s Olympic desire
2012 Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley has not ruled out finishing on the 2016 Olympic podium as she adds the final touches to her preparations for the K1 Women’s 500m canoe sprint event at the global showpiece in Rio de Janeiro in a few weeks’ time. Read the full story here.
Junior and Under 23 sprint stars geared up for Worlds
Despite an arduous series of intercontinental flights fraught with inevitable complications the seven paddler strong South African team has arrived in Minsk ahead of the ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Belarus from 28-31 July as the strongest age group team from the Rainbow Nation to challenge at the global showcase. Read the full story here.
Tugela 20’s Cancelled
The upcoming Tugela 20’s has had to be cancelled due to low water levels. The race was scheduled to take place on the weekend of 6-7 August. If you need to find out more than get in touch with the organiser Gary Green (082 292 2314).
South African Surfski Championships
It is still a number of months away but the organisers want to keep reminding people that the Pete Marlin Surfski Race will be the South African Surfski Championships for 2016. The race will happen over the weekend of 5-6 November. Take a look at their Facebook page here for more information.
South African K1 Championships
The Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon plays host to the 2016 SA K1 Championships! Make sure that you get your entry in early for this one! It is one that no one wants to miss!! Entries will open on 1 August so stay tuned here to find out more.
Gauteng Canoe Union
Centurion Canoe Club 9 Miler is the next focus next weekend (30 July). The race takes place at the Rietvlei Dam starting at 09:00. Have a look here as to how to enter the race. The Euro Steel Liebenbergsvlei Canoe Marathon takes place from 3-4 September! Make sure you head here to enter.
KwaZulu-Natal Canoe Union
Race Three of the Nedbank Point Water Sports Series at the Durban Underwater Club on Sunday. The action gets underway at 9am and for more information get in touch with Jaqui Boyd 082-6715302.
Western Cape Canoe Union
The Oliphants River Race is a two day river race in the Western Cape. Day 1 start below Citrusdal and day 2 start above Citrusdal. The race is coming up over the weekend of 30-31 July! If you needm any more information get in touch on their Facebook page here!
Eastern Cape Canoe Union
The Border Canoe Club has got their Winter Series will be back on 6 August. If you want more information check out their website here.
The Sella Descent
One of the worlds must famous canoe marathons is coming up soon and if you feel like you want to take on all of those fiery Spaniards then feel free to have a look at their website here for more information.
PE2EL Surfski Challenge
Enter “The Challenge” at the special Early Bird Rate: Fees paid, and entry submitted by 15 June 2016: R2500! See our website www.bordercanoeclub.co.za for more info. We have officially “launched”, and are open for entries. We offer an experience of a lifetime, along the most impressive coastline in the world. This is an adventure not to be missed. Not for the fainthearted! Check the poster and get your entry form here!
2016 Fenn Cape Point Challenge
Planning is already under way for this iconic annual event, which takes place on 17th December, 2016. Entries open in October. More information here. Time to dust off those paddles and start logging the miles!
2 x Custom Kayaks Horizons
One newer (only owner) & one slightly older (previously owned), both in great condition & recently serviced.
R4500 & R3500 respectively.
Kyle (Durban) – 082 787 8820
Xterminator K2 for sale.
In great condition only done one river race (dusi).
Includes whale pumps and drag line.
Contact: Tim Lee 0832843511 email@example.com
Fenn Swordfish S full carbon or Carbon hybrid
Fenn XT Double Carbon
Carbonology Zest Double Carbon
Call Clive on 079 312 1683 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Second hand Fenn Double Elite (Carbon or glass).
Based in CPT, but could arrange shipping.
Contact Gustav via this e-mail address or 084 234 1731
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