Birkett, Solms bask in Drak Challenge glory

2019-01-20 16:27

Andy Birkett recorded his sixth consecutive Drak Challenge title while Abby Solms continued her dominance by winning an eighth Drak crown.


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Drama aplenty on Day 1 of Drak Challenge

2019-01-19 15:44

The conclusion of Day 1 of the N3TC Drak Challenge couldn’t have been more different for the men’s and women’s leaderboards.

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FINA ends threat to ban breakaway swimmers

2019-01-15 16:24

Swimming body FINA says athletes no longer face being banned for taking part in independently run competitions.

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Super Trouts set for Drak Challenge

2019-01-14 13:37

The Drak Challenge's loyal supporters start in the privileged Trout Batch are taking stock of the number of races they have completed.

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Low river adds drama to Drak Challenge showdown

2019-01-17 17:57

A star-studded field will gather in Underberg this weekend for the 26th edition of the Drak Challenge canoe marathon.

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Dusi hopefuls come to the fore at weekend racing

2019-01-14 17:20

This past weekend saw a number of Dusi Canoe Marathon hopefuls come to the fore in the 50 Miler and Mfula to eNanda races.

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Breakaway swimming league says standoff not quite over

2019-01-17 09:58

The swimming league at the centre of a standoff about the right of athletes to compete for improved prize money has welcomed FINA lifting its threat to ban those taking part.

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Dusi organisers reassure paddlers on safety

2019-01-14 13:41

The organisers of the Dusi Canoe Marathon from have stepped in to reassure paddlers that their safely will be guaranteed.

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Drak victory on Mackenzie's radar

2019-01-10 13:03

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.

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McGregor resurfaces for 2019 Marine Series

2019-01-09 16:01

Following an extended absence from the 2018 Marine Surfski Series, the series' most successful paddler Hank McGregor will return this week.

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Olympic hero to tackle Dusi challenge again

2019-01-07 15:11

Olympic swimmer Terence Parkin has confirmed that he will be ending a gruelling 12-day 1120km multi-sport journey with the Dusi Canoe Marathon.

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Wild Oats XI wins record 9th Sydney-Hobart race

2018-12-28 08:04

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI has won its ninth line honours in the Sydney to Hobart ocean race to become the most successful yacht in the history of the gruelling competition.

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Frenchman sets sail across Atlantic - in a barrel!

2018-12-26 20:56

A 71-year-old Frenchman has set sail across the Atlantic in a barrel-shaped orange capsule, hoping to reach the Caribbean within 3 months thanks to ocean currents alone.

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Birkett aims to make it 9 out of 10 Dusi crowns

2018-12-18 10:40

One of the modern day greats of the Dusi Canoe Marathon Andy Birkett has the opportunity to extend his record to nine wins out of the last 10 editions.

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Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

2018-12-17 08:02

At the conclusion of the FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced Chad le Clos and Katinka Hosszu as its male and female Swimmers of the Year.

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Houston embraces changes to his Dusi challenge

2019-01-09 13:22

Andrew Houston makes return and is hoping that 2019 will be different when he takes on the three-day Dusi Canoe Marathon challenge.

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Spanish star Vega set for Drak Challenge debut

2019-01-02 14:38

Spanish racer Kiko Vega has shaken up the upcoming Drak Challenge by discreetly slipping in an entry for the event on the uMzimkhulu River.

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McGregor means business at Drak Challenge

2018-12-27 08:04

Eleven-time world champion Hank McGregor has made no bones about the fact that he wants to win the N3TC Drak Challenge.

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Drak team entry option gets thumbs up

2018-12-24 13:44

Paddlers entering the Drak Challenge will have the option of entering in a team following confirmation that they will retain the format.

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Fatal storm haunts Sydney-Hobart yacht race 20 years on

2018-12-20 07:02

The gruelling Sydney to Hobart blue-water classic will take a poignant turn this year when it marks two decades since six sailors died in a horror storm.

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Dressel helps USA blow away rivals in the pool in China

2018-12-17 07:42

USA's new swimming star Caeleb Dressel emerged at the death to pip Russia's Vladimir Morozov to win the 100m freestyle at the FINA Swimming short course World Championships.

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Birkett out to maintain stellar Drak Challenge record

2019-01-08 14:12

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.

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Protest mars Wild Oats XI record Sydney-Hobart race win

2018-12-28 21:06

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI won a record ninth line honours in the Sydney to Hobart ocean race, but a protest against its victory.

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Supermaxis fight closest-ever Sydney-Hobart battle

2018-12-27 09:30

Four supermaxis were in a battle for glory in the epic Sydney to Hobart bluewater classic, in what organisers said was the closest contest in the history of the race.

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Dutch team to contest 2021 America's Cup

2018-12-21 07:29

A Dutch team has joined the contest for the 2021 America's Cup in New Zealand, meaning seven syndicates will be vying for yachting's most prestigious trophy.

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Former Olympic, world swimming champion retires at 23

2018-12-19 21:10

Former world and Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin of the United States has announced her retirement from all competition.

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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.

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Van der Burgh wins 50m breaststroke gold for fairytale end to career

2018-12-16 13:31

Cameron van der Burgh has brought his career to a fairytale end, winning gold in the 50m breaststroke at the FINA Short-Course World Championships.


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