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Andy Birkett recorded his sixth consecutive Drak Challenge title while Abby Solms continued her dominance by winning an eighth Drak crown.
The Drak Challenge's loyal supporters start in the privileged Trout Batch are taking stock of the number of races they have completed.
Fve-time winner Andy Birkett will be eyeing a sixth straight win at the Drak Challenge this month and a place in the race's history books.
Paddlers entering the Drak Challenge will have the option of entering in a team following confirmation that they will retain the format.
The fickle weather left the uMzimkulu River running very low, forcing the organisers to shorten day one of the 2018 Drak Challenge.
Owen Hemmingway aims to extend his record for the most finishes in the Drak Challenge and there are four stalwarts aiming to join the elite quartet.
Hungarian canoeing ace Adrián Boros has added his name to the entry for the Drak Challenge, which starts at Castleburn and finishes Early Mist Farm.
The stakes in the women’s race of the Drak Challenge canoe marathon have been raised by the news that top Dutch river racer Eef Haase has entered.
Andy Birkett scooped his fourth Drak Challenge title as he outsprinted reigning world champion Hank McGregor to line honours.
As the summer rains replenish water stocks throughout the Drakensberg, paddlers from all over the country will journey to Underberg for the Drak Challenge.
A star-studded field will gather in Underberg this weekend for the 26th edition of the Drak Challenge canoe marathon.
Young Christie Mackenzie is moving in the right direction at the Drak Challenge and 2019 could see her push for much higher honours in the race.
Spanish racer Kiko Vega has shaken up the upcoming Drak Challenge by discreetly slipping in an entry for the event on the uMzimkhulu River.
Andy Birkett bagged a fifth consecutive win at the Drak Challenge to equal Ant Stott's record for the most overall race wins.
A showdown is looming as a strong field of female paddlers square off in what is likely to be a tussle for the vacant Drak Challenge women's title.
Ten-time world champion Hank McGregor showed ominous signs of his best form in the build-up to the important Drak Challenge.
The Drak Challenge has added a team event to its race options, allowing paddlers to enter as two K1 craft, and enjoy the popular two-day outing
Four-time champion Andy Birkett has committed himself to returning to the Drak Challenge next year motivated by his deep love for racing.
The 2017 Drak Challenge saw Hank McGregor win a sprint to the line against Andy Birkett in the opening stage.
The Drak Challenge is set to get underway in spectacular fashion as a star-studded field of some of the worlds top river paddlers square up.
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