paddlers

South African paddlers shine in Europe

South African paddlers shone in Europe on the weekend, with sprint star Bridgitte Hartley taking bronze at the World Championships in Moscow, and the country's river racers grabbing two podium places, including a win, at the legendary Sella Descent in Spain.

Development paddlers set sights on Dusi

With one of South Africa's most famous endurance sport events, the Dusi Canoe Marathon, fast approaching, paddlers from the country's canoeing development programmes served notice of their intent by winning two Dusi seeding events on the weekend.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
Getting to know a different South Africa

McGregor dominates at Surfski WC

Hank McGregor snagged his third Dunlop Surfski World Cup title in Durban on Sunday, comfortably beating a powerful field and taming an uncooperative flat ocean to win the 26-kilometre race and the R40 000 winner's prize.

Canoeing, rafting, kayaking South Africa

South Africa is blessed with fantastic rivers, beautiful scenery, and a climate made for the outdoors enthusiast, so if you're looking for action of the paddling variety, you're in for a treat.

Paddlers in the pink for cancer

The bustling Eastern Cape agricultural town of Cradock is set to be tickled pink over the first weekend in October as Fish River Canow Marathon entrants raise funds for cancer.
Transforming lives through sport

Mbanjwa makes canoeing history

Michael Mbanjwa, partnering "Dusi Duke" Martin Dreyer, made history by winning the 2007 Stihl Non-Stop Dusi, arguably the world's toughest canoe marathon, in record-breaking time.