South Africa’s most decorated sprint paddler, Bridgitte Hartley, is determined to make her mark at the 2021 MyLife Dusi Canoe Marathon, while harbouring serious Olympic aspirations.
Olympic medallist Bridgitte Hartley was the star of the show, winning the senior Victrix Ludorum at the SA Sprint Canoeing Champs on the weekend at Nagle Dam
Robyn Kime bends her boat but overcomes the kinks to set a second consecutive stage record on Day two from Dusi Bridge to Inanda Dam on Friday, and mishaps excepted, she’s in pole position to enter Durban’s Blue Lagoon first on Saturday, to claim The Unlimited Dusi 2013 title
Race favourite and defending champion, Robyn Kime shattered the first stage record on day one of The Unlimited Dusi canoe marathon, finishing nearly 14 seconds ahead of fierce rival Abby Adie.
South Africa’s sprint canoeing challenge at the Beijing Olympic Games in August will be shaped this weekend in the charged atmosphere of the canoeing mecca of Szeged in Hungary, where the season’s first World Cup regatta is serving as the final selection event.
Inanda Dam – With a big flow of water from Nagle Dam contributing to the high river levels, Abbey Miedema took control of the Hansa Powerade Dusi Canoe Marathon on a day of high water on the second stage from Dusi Bridge to Inanda Dam.