First-date jitters

I love this article written by Lisa because we all go through these jitters if we dare to venture out and paddle, run or cycle with new people. Perhaps it is what stops a number of new paddlers trying to paddle with us. Some great food for thought as we think about getting back on […]

How to Train some of your Core Muscles

How to Train the Most Important Core Muscle Reproduced from the original article in Bicycling Balance Ball Pikes  image Why They Rock: Moves with an instability component force you to confront any muscle imbalances or weaknesses you may have. “If you’re going off balance, your body is going to let you know,” says Durner. This […]

Garden City Commercial Non Stop Dusi is today

Wishing all the paddlers that are taking on the Ultra form of the amazing Dusi this morning the best of luck. Pietermaritzburg – With solid later summer rain and water releases from Henley Dam and Inanda Dam, intrepid paddlers taking on the 2020 Garden City Commercials Non-Stop Dusi Canoe Marathon on Friday will enjoy ideal […]

International Surf Ski Races for 2020

The surf ski Calendar for 2020 is hectic! so we tried to map out a few of the MUST do races on the calendar. If your favourite race is not on this list be sure to drop us a note. April:  27 April, Freedom Paddle, Cape Town, South Africa May:                                                            2/ 3 May, Euro […]


The 8th annual West Coast canoe Challenge took place in Velddrif in sunny conditions on Saturday 1st February 2020. We had near flat water conditions and a very light cool breeze coming from the North West.253 paddlers registered for this event to take part in either the 10 km race or the longer 20 km […]

Drak events align with IOC Green initiatives

Underberg – As the clock counts down to the unique quartet of events that make up the FNB Drak Adventure Weekend in Underberg on 1 and 2 February, the event organisers have moved boldly to align themselves with the latest global guidelines for sustainability and environmentally-friendly event management practices. The guideline entitled Plastic Game Plan […]

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