Author Archive | Jennie Dallas

Race Report: VLC Flat at Germiston Lake 23 Aug 2014

The long flat 24km race annually hosted by Victoria Lake Canoe Club at Germiston Lake as a pre-FISH training race inevitably brings its challenges – usually weather as although spring warmth has arrived in Gauteng, once again the lake in Germiston had choppy waves and an icy wind….! Fortunately thanks to support from the Department […]

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Race Report: Green Kalahari Canoe Marathon

The short notice and late advice regarding the rescheduling of this race in Upington, a good 10 hours drive minimum from Gauteng main area’s, resulted in a very low turnout from Gautenger paddlers – especially as it is a 3 day event, needing more than 2 full days of travelling, making it a 5 day […]

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Upcoming: FLCC KLIP – GCU K2 Trials for SA K2 Champs

PLEASE NOTE THE RACE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY THE 16TH AUGUST 2014 Date –     Saturday 16th August 2014 Venue –   Andre’s Farm Start – ***** 09H00 ****** Pre-entries ONLINE Please send Proof of Payment to raceentries@gcu.co.za – Pre-entries close Thursday 14th August 2014 Entry Fee – Seniors R80-00 Juniors R50-00 Late Entries + R25-00 per […]

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Race Report: Tugela 20’s

Gautengers at Tugela 20’s!!! The predicted cold front swept through from the Natal regions into Gauteng on the Woman’s Day weekend of 9 and 10 August although the Tugela 20’s race was not as cold as it has been some years! The race has been traditionally recognised as suitable for new learner introduction paddlers to […]

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Upcoming: FLCC Klip GCU K2 River Trials

PLEASE NOTE THE FLCC RACE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY THE 16TH AUGUST 2014 (NOT Sunday) NOTE: THIS RACE WILL BE THE OFFICIAL GCU TRIALS FOR SA K2 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BREEDE IN SEPTEMBER AND IS THEREFORE A K2 RACE Date –     Saturday 16th August 2014 Venue –   Andre’s Farm Start – ***** 09H00 ****** Pre-entries […]

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Race Report: SA K4 CHAMPIONSHIPS

The SA K4 Championships races took place at Shongweni Dam on the weekend 2 and 3 August in good conditions – although apparently a cold front is on the way to spoil the upcoming Tugela race! or add to its flavour and challenge! Awesome photos on the Umzinyathi Facebook page – DO enjoy! The fastest […]

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