FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon

16-18 February 2017

Partner Wanted

CORRECT AS OF 17 JANUARY 2017

Your Name: Lindsay Peckham
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Email address: lpeckham12@gmail.com
Contact number: (082) 899-0511
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: 0
Current River Proficiency: AR
Do you have a boat for the race? No
If so what sort of boat: No
Please supply any extra motivation: Really keen to do Dusi! Been planning to do it for 2 years. Training has gone really well so far and super keen to tackle the challenge of completing the Dusi.

Your Name: Terrence Ward
Gender: Male
Age: 45
Email address: terrencewrd@gmail.com
Contact number: (079)137-6963
Hometown: Cape Town
Province: Western Cape
Number of Dusis completed: 8
Current River Proficiency: AR
Do you have a boat for the race?: Yes
If so what sort of boat: Yetti K2
Please supply any extra motivation: HI I am looking for a partner that is in the race for the awesome opportunity to have fun and shoot most of the rapids. I am generally around the middle to back of the pack kind of paddler but having recently completed the Cape Point Challenge, I am about as fit as I am going to get. Happy to steer or jump in the back of the boat.

Your Name: Rob Bourne-Lange
Gender: Male
Age: 75
Email address: bournelang@yebo.co.za
Contact number: (082)894-8308
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: 30
Current River Proficiency: AR
Do you have a boat for the race?: Yes
If so what sort of boat: K2 Accord
Please supply any extra motivation: I am awwwwwwwwwwwwsome to paddle with!!!!!!! you will have a lekker three days with me!!!

Your Name: Lyn Bennett
Gender: Female
Age: 38
Email address: lyn@figuresmart.co.za
Contact number: (072)910-8622
Hometown: Durban
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: 0
Current River Proficiency: CR
Do you have a boat for the race?: No
Please supply any extra motivation: I am very fit and don’t have a problem with stability. I train every day.
I am currently doing a lot of flatwater training – current flatwater boat I use is Vajda Supersonic
I have done some surfsking for the last 2 years – current surfski I use is Carbonology Vault
Looking to start on rivers as they look really fun. Will be receiving my new single riverboat mid Oct 2016 (Striker from Kayak Centre) and am going to try to do some tripping and small races as much as possible to learn as much as I can. I am looking for an experienced partner to take me on my first time Dusi.

Your Name: Jonty Dobrowsky
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Email address: jontydobrowsky@hotmail.co.za
Contact number: (079)152-5420
Hometown: Durban
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: 0
Current River Proficiency: AR
Do you have a boat for the race?: Yes
If so what sort of boat: Rush
Please supply any extra motivation: I have done a number of races such as the berg, fish, breede and drak to name a few. Looking for someone to steer me down dusi. I’m new to Durban so I don’t know the river.

Your Name: Michelle Lloyd
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Email address: michellelloyd3@gmail.com
Contact number: (082)571-7131
Hometown: Greytown
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: 2
Current River Proficiency: AR
Do you have a boat for the race?: Yes
If so what sort of boat: Legend K2
Please supply any extra motivation: Have also just completed the Fish Canoe marathon and shot ALL the rapids. Happy to be in the back but also keen to drive if the other paddler has a few Dusi’s under their belt.

Your Name: Phumzile Sarah Sithole
Gender: Female
Age: 32
Email address: sarahsithole3@gmail.com
Contact number: (076)318-2624
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Number of Dusis completed: None
Do you have a boat for the race?: No
Please supply any extra motivation: I am 32 year old African lady not married no kids my white dad did dusi and my white mum did ten dusi.I have been holding back on doing at least one dusi.and now I think it’s time I should. I have no experience what so ever but am willing to learn train put in the time and effort to do a dusi in 2017.

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