College boy paddles into the history books

2019-02-20 06:01
Maritzburg College’s Dave Evans made history at the FNB 2019 Dusi Canoe Marathon over the weekend when he finished in an outstanding seventh place overall, the best results for an u18 paddler. Evans was also the first junior home.PHOTO: Maritzburg college

Maritzburg College’s Dave Evans made history at the FNB 2019 Dusi Canoe Marathon over the weekend when he finished in an outstanding seventh place overall, the best results for an u18 paddler. Evans was also the first junior home.PHOTO: Maritzburg college

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TRADITIONALLY a canoeing powerhouse, Maritzburg College did not disappoint at this year’s FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon. The school won the coveted Top Schools trophy, awarded to the four highest-placed junior positions.

Dave Evans finished the race in an outstanding seventh place overall and was the first junior paddler home. This is the highest place junior result in the race’s history. Fellow sixth former Scott Little was the third junior home in 37th position overall.

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