Birkett, Adie triumph

2015-01-26 00:00

UNDERBERG — In a rare paddling ­double Andy Birkett and Abby Adie successfully defended their men’s and women’s titles at the N3TC Drak Challenge on the tough 38 km second stage from Swartberg bridge to Early Mists Farm yesterday.

Buoyed by the splits Birkett was able to put his ears back and race unchallenged to the finish to retain the title he won in dramatic fashion last year in a thrilling tussle with McGregor that was decided in the race’s final half-an-hour. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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