Having raced onto the podium in a K2 in their Under 23 days, the Haw sisters, Tamika and Bianca, have decided that they will give the Dusi Canoe Marathon another go together in 2020 when the three day race begins on Thursday, 27 February.
2018 saw Jordan and Cana Peek became the second all-sister pair to ...more
The new K2 crew of Andy Birkett and Khumbulani Nzimande laid down a bold marker ahead of the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon by winning both the 50 Miler and the Mfula to Inanda races on the weekend.
The two races give paddlers the perfect opportunity to test their skills on the middle section of the Dusi ...more
One of the Dusi Canoe Marathon’s most important qualifying races the 50 Miler will see some of the top contenders fight it out for early season honours when they tackle an important stretch of the Msundusi and Mngeni Rivers on Saturday, 11 January.
The route is 38km long and incorporates some of the Dusi day one ...more
Former competitors, turned work colleagues and now K2 paddling partners Lance Kime and Shaun Rubenstein will team up for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon as they look to make the most of the three day experience from 27 to 29 February.
Both paddlers come from strong pedigree with Rubenstein being a former marathon world champion and ...more
After lodging an early entry in a K1 for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon from 27-29 February South African paddling queen Bridgitte Hartley has found a more than willing partner for next year’s race in young Maties student Tracey Oellermann.
Hartley has had a busy 2019 which will conclude with the Cape Point Challenge surfski race ...more
Brothers Andrew and Alan Houston have set their sights on the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon, determined to end the run of bad luck that has derailed the bid for a place on the most prized paddling podium in the country.
In the last K2 race in 2018 they were well placed in the top five before ...more
As the organisers roll out plans for the 69th edition of the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon from 27 to 29 February the debate around insisting that paddlers portage around Taxi Rapid on the first stage of the race is dominating local canoeing circles.
at the Umpetha Challenge in October, the first of the season’s races on ...more
As the contenders for the K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon title start to take shape, the unlikely combination of veteran Jacques Theron and Under 23 speedster Stew Little has become the centre of much attention in the paddling community.
Separated by 23 years in age, they were put together by coach Andrew Booyens, who coincidentally is also ...more
As entries continue to stream into the Dusi Canoe Marathon office ahead of the 69th edition of the race from 27 to 29 February, We are excited to announce that SAB remains a major sponsor of the race, extending the Hansa’s brand record sponsorship of the race to 33 years.
The beer brand has become synonymous ...more
One half of the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon winning women's K2 boat Cana Peek, and 2019 K1 winner Christie Mackenzie will join forces in an ominous pairing for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon from 27-29 February.
Mackenzie sprinted her way to victory in the tightest finish the women's race has even see at the Dusi Canoe ...more
After a successful Dusi Canoe Marathon K2 debut for Dusi Duke Martin Dreyer and his wife Jeannie in 2019, the couple will return in 2020 to try and better their efforts over the three days from 27 to 29 February.
Talking about her first ever experience on the river at a Dusi Canoe Marathon, Jeannie couldn't ...more