Dusi Canoe Marathon

Dusi 'Fantastic Four' profiles

2015-02-16 12:29
Andy Birkett (Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media)

Pietermaritzburg - Profiles on the four paddlers expected to contend for overall victory in this week's Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Name: Andy Birkett
Age: 24
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Sponsors: Euro Steel
Number of K1 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 1 (2011)
Number of K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 3 (2010, 2012, 2014)
2013 K1 Dusi result: 4th

Name: Sbonelo Khwela
Age: 26
Hometown: Shongweni Dam
Sponsors: Euro Steel, Red Bull, Computershare Change a Life Academy
Number of K1 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 0
Number of K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 1 (2014)
2013 K1 Dusi result: 3rd

Name: Lance Kime
Age: 23
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Sponsors: Euro Steel
Number of K1 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 1 (2013)
Number of K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 0
2013 K1 Dusi result: 1st

Name: Thulani Mbanjwa
Age: 31
Hometown: Nagle Dam
Sponsors: Build it/Williams Hunt
Number of K1 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 0
Number of K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon wins: 1 (2008)
2013 K1 Dusi result: 5th

The 64th edition of the Dusi Canoe Marathon takes place from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Blue Lagoon in Durban from Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 February 2015. More information can be found at www.dusi.co.za

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