Birkett races into the Drak record books

2018-01-22 11:04

Andy Birkett bagged a fifth consecutive win at the Drak Challenge to equal Ant Stott's record for the most overall race wins.

Absorbing ladies tussle expected at Drak Challenge

2018-01-16 11:55

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.

Father and son pair eye Dusi success

2018-01-10 13:14

The father-and-son pair of Michael and Liam Stewart will be hoping to replicate their Dusi top 50 performance in 2016.

Boros back for another bite at the Drak Challenge

2017-12-28 11:50

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.

Mbanjwa, Theron up for Dusi challenge

2017-12-14 11:32

Thulani Mbanjwa and Jacques Theron could prove to a thorn in the side of many of the podium hopefuls at the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Sweeping changes made for Berg Canoe Marathon

2017-12-05 13:54

Sweeping changes have been made to the format of the iconic Berg River Canoe Marathon that will take place from Paarl to Velddrif in 2018.

Dutch star throws Drak women's race wide open

2017-11-23 11:32

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.

Nixon tops success for SA women at Surfski Worlds

2017-11-19 19:41

Hayley Nixon became South Africa's newest world champion when she conquered a very strong field to win the ICF Ocean Racing World Championships.

'Hooked' Birkett back for another Drak Challenge

2017-11-14 12:28

Four-time champion Andy Birkett has committed himself to returning to the Drak Challenge next year motivated by his deep love for racing.

Birkett does the World Cup double in China

2017-10-24 16:24

SA's Andy Birkett has won gold in both the short and long course marathon races at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Cup in Shaoxing, China


Drak Day 1 lives up to expectations

2018-01-20 13:49

The fickle weather left the uMzimkulu River running very low, forcing the organisers to shorten day one of the 2018 Drak Challenge.

4 stalwarts take aim at 20th Drak Challenge finishes

2018-01-15 14:17

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.

McGregor hits form ahead of Drak Challenge

2018-01-02 19:48

Ten-time world champion Hank McGregor showed ominous signs of his best form in the build-up to the important Drak Challenge.

Team racing makes its debut at the Drak Challenge

2017-12-19 11:43

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

Big ladies contest lined up for 2018 Dusi

2017-12-07 18:56

The countdown to the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon begins, the women's K2 title hopefuls will be sizing up in December for a vital cog in their preparation.

Dream duo Birkett, McGregor lining up Dusi assault

2017-12-01 10:53

Andy Birkett dropped a bombshell ahead of the Dusi Canoe Marathon by confirming that he has scooped world champion Hank McGregor as his partner.

SA men dominant at Surfski Worlds

2017-11-19 21:03

The South African men followed up on the impressive domination of their women's team at the ICF Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong.

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.

Canoeing SA gets female president

2017-10-31 12:00

The Canoeing South Africa board recently elected Kim Pople to take over from Christo Horn as the President of the federation.

Drama defines exciting Fish final stage

2017-10-07 15:29

Mistakes at the death handed Greg Louw and Andy Birkett and the crew of Jenna Ward and Anna Kožíšková victory at the Fish River Canoe Marathon.

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