Step into the unknown for Hartley

2020-03-31 12:45

With the Olympic Games rescheduled for July 2021, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over South African sprint queen Bridgitte Hartley’s career swansong.

Hartley, Mackenzie chasing Fish crown

2019-09-19 14:38

Bridgitte Hartley is hunting a first K2 crown at the Fish River Canoe Marathon with her partner under 23 star Christie Mackenzie.

10 of the best with Bridgitte Hartley

2019-08-28 15:59

South Africa's most celebrated female sprint paddler Bridgitte Hartley completed her tenth ICF Sprint Canoeing World Championships in Hungary.

Birkett, Hartley retain their K1 marathon titles

2019-06-16 19:46

In contrasting races defending champions Andy Birkett and Bridgitte Hartley retained their K1 titles at the SA Canoe Marathon Championships.

Birkett, Hartley claim maiden Fish K1 crowns

2018-10-06 15:37

Andy Birkett and Bridgitte Hartley bagged their maiden K1 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon titles on Saturday.

Hartley sets sights on Fish River title

2018-10-02 10:11

Bridgitte Hartley returns to the Fish River Canoe Marathon this weekend hoping to bag a first SA K1 River Marathon Championship title.

Hartley medals for Team SA in Portugal

2018-08-24 19:23

Bridgitte Hartley starred for the South African team of sprint canoeists with a medal in the 1000m K1 A final at the ICF World Championships.

Strong SA Team ready for Surfski Worlds

2017-11-16 12:02

The South Africa surfski team for the ICF Ocean Racing World Championships is a strong one, aiming to dominate the medal positions in Hong Kong.

Hartley puts Rio disappointment behind her

2016-09-01 18:15

Having reflected on what was a disappointing Rio Olympics, SA canoe sprint ace Bridgitte Hartley is looking forward to getting back in the boat again.

Hartley in tears after missing Rio final

2016-08-17 19:12

South Africa's Bridgitte Hartley was in tears after she raced to 5th place in her 500m sprint semi-final in Rio.


Hartley hungry for Drak Challenge title

2019-11-18 14:56

Olympic heroine Bridgitte Hartley has set her sights on adding the 2020 Drak Challenge canoe marathon title in to her impressive resume.

Hartley honoured as Team SA flag bearer

2019-08-31 11:10

Thirteen years after first donning the South African kit Bridgitte Hartley gets to walk out in it as flag bearer for her country.

SA paddling team for African Games eye Olympic spots

2019-07-17 14:17

Eight paddlers will represent South Africa at the African Games in Morocco with a clear view of challenging for Olympic qualifications places.

Bridgitte Hartley eyes Drak Challenge title

2018-12-17 20:43

Olympic medallist Bridgitte Hartley has set her sights on adding the women’s title at the N3TC Drak Challenge to her CV.

McGregor, Hartley hold slender Fish Day 1 leads

2018-10-05 13:25

Pre-race favourites Hank McGregor and Bridgitte Hartley made off with the 2018 Fish River Canoe Marathon Day 1 spoils at Knutsford on Friday.

Positive signs for SA ahead of Olympic canoeing qualifiers

2018-08-29 11:46

The South African sprint canoeing team that took part in the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal return buoyed by their achievements.

Exciting SA team named for canoe World Champs

2018-08-22 14:34

The months of preparation are over for the nine-paddler strong South African team that has been selected for the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

Big Dusi test ahead for Olympian Hartley

2016-12-22 14:03

Despite having an Olympic medal in sprint canoeing, South African golden girl Bridgitte Hartley has taken a lot longer to earn her river paddling stripes.

Hartley's Rio campaign draws to a close

2016-08-18 18:29

SA canoeist, Bridgitte Hartley, has ended her Rio Olympic campaign with an eighth place finish in the consolation final of the kayak single 500 metre sprint.

Hartley shows heart in consolation final

2016-08-16 18:31

Despite much being expected of Bridgitte Hartley in the women's K1 200m,she finished just outside the qualification spots in her semi-final.

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