eNewsletter #1

2018 is going to be a huge year for the Berg River Canoe Marathon! Since last year’s race there have been a number of new developments that we are very excited about, brought about through consultation with you, the paddler, and the new faces on the Berg Management Committee – the input of the new members has already been noticed![…]

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Sweeping changes for Berg Canoe Marathon

Sweeping changes have been made to the format of the iconic Berg River Canoe Marathon that will take place from Paarl to Velddrif from 11 to 14 July 2018, modernising the race and adapting to suggestions from its paddlers. The biggest change is the conversion of the race, which has been a solo challenge since it’s inception in 1962, to[…]

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Boros & Beavitt imperious in their 2017 Berg triumphs

Hungarian star Adrian Boros wrote his name into Berg River Canoe Marathon history when he became the first international paddler to win the four-day odyssey to the West Coast while Bianca Beavitt was equally impressive on her way to a third consecutive crown on Saturday. Boros had a 3 minute 20 second advantage going into the final stage with the[…]

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