School League Feedback – 21 June 2014

21 June 2014 The GCU school league race that took place during the Berg Training Race – The Gerhard Nel Memorial Vaal Race hosted by Watuni Canoe Club on Saturday 21 June 2014 was well attended and as sometimes happens, the numbers of paddlers exceeded those of the main race competitors! Well done to the […]

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Race Report: K4 Roodeplaat 22 June

22 June 2014 The K4 racers at Roodeplaat on Sunday 22 January, after the longest night of the year, and on the shortest day of the year at Winter Solstice, were spoiled with fabulous warm weather and complimentary bacon and egg rolls! Supporters and spectators were also treated to a display of pied Kingfishers catching fish […]

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Race Report: NWU Watuni CC Gerhard Nel Memorial Race

21 June 2014 Despite the predicted – 7 morning temperatures for the Vaal River valley, the morning dawned with a mild -2 only, with frost on the beautifully kept lawns of the North West University Campus in Vanderbijlpark where deer grazed as the canoeists made their way to the Watuni Canoe Clubhouse on the banks […]

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Race Report: VLC Chilli Bite LONG Winter Race

14 June 2014 The Berg training race hosted by Victoria Lake Canoe Club on Saturday 14 June attracted a few Berg trainees and some others who felt that between three and four and a half hours on the river would be good for training for any event! The weather was mild at the start of […]

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Race Report: VLC Chilli Bite SHORT Winter Race

14 June 2014 The 18km race finishers missed the cool breeze that brought up another cold front to the Highveld, while enjoying their 2 – 3 hour paddle!  A number of novices enjoyed earning their points for A grade status and their winners also enjoyed the Spar gift vouchers while lucky draw prizes were also […]

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Feedback from K2 SA Marathon Champs

SA MARATHONS K2 SUN 8 JUNE It was still chilly and crisp early in the morning at Homestead Dam for the K2 SA Marathon Championships on Sunday 8 June although full winter sun and blue skies helped! The Gautengers were once again hardput to achieve podium positions against such strong competition, attracted by sponsors – […]

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TV Broadcast Times for SA Marathon Champs

Television coverage kindly sponsored by Bosch in conjunction with Specialised Video Solutions Date Time Channel 30-Jun-14 18:30 SuperSport Eight 01-Jul-14 06:00 SuperSport Eight 01-Jul-14 13:00 SuperSport Select SA 02-Jul-14 09:00 SuperSport Eight 02-Jul-14 22:30 SuperSport Select SA 03-Jul-14 17:00 SuperSport Eight 04-Jul-14 12:30 SuperSport Eight 07-Jul-14 15:00 SuperSport Eight

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Feedback from K1 SA Marathon Champs

FEEDBACK FROM SA MARATHON EVENT!FEEDBACK REPORT:SA MARATHONS K1 SAT 7 JUNECape Robins flitting about the grounds were a strong indication that winter had arrived in Gauteng, on the weekend of the SA Canoe Marathon Championships, where the cold front brought icy air and numb toes in the early morning!  without a coastal wind to fuel […]

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In the News – End of May beginning of June 2014

GAUTENG NEWS ARTICLES FOUND PAST COUPLE OF WEEKS IN LOCAL SURBURBAN NEWSPAPERS! ENDING MAY, BEGINNING JUNE!These articles appeared in local Caxton suburban newspapers past week – scanned copies are available by email on request! GCU Marathon Trials at Homestead Dam – ERK – C2 paddlers Radoslaw and Calvin with group start of K2 event – […]

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