Berg thriller on the cards

Good rains have left a full river and a buzz of excitement for the 58th edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon that starts at the Market Street Bridge in Paarl on Wednesday morning, with the second running of the new team competition adding to the buzz around the famous four-day race to the West Coast. Defending champions Graeme Solomon[…]

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Octogenarian Jannie Malherbe aims for 47th Berg medal

When the field of paddlers line up for the start of the 2019 edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon at Market Street bridge in Paarl on Wednesday 3 July, icon Jannie Malherbe is poised to paddle his way into the record books as he aims for his 47th Berg medal, in the year that he will turn 80. Malherbe[…]

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Change a Life flavour added to 2019 Berg

Two teams made up of Martin Dreyer’s Change a Life Academy paddlers and alumni are preparing to take on the tough 240km Berg River Canoe Marathon from 3 to 6 July as the experienced Thulani Mbanjwa teams up with Msawenkosi Mtolo while Khumbulani Nzimande pairs up with Siyanda Gwamanda for the race. The four-day journey from Paarl to the West[…]

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