Hamish Lovemore and Tyron Maher won this year’s Berg River Canoe Marathon title when the final stage concluded in Paarl today.
Simon van Gysen and Paul Marais wrapped up second place, while Alan Houston and Stew Little rounded out the podium.
“We were a little bit nervous coming into today,” said Maher. “We are relieved and excited to have won a race of this stature.”
Tracy Oellerman and Melissa van Rooyen won the women’s title.
The solo paddling event was won by Evan Knight.
View more results below.
1. Tyron Maher & Hamish Lovemore 16:27:02
2. Simon van Gysen & Paul Marais 16:33:01
3. Alan Houston & Stewart Little 16:41:42
4. Petr Mojžíšek & Matthias Schmidt 16:46:23
5. Heinrich Schloms & Louw van Riet 16:53:37
6. Zach Preyser & Bartho Visser 16:55:23
7. Ernest van Riet & Gavin White 16:56:41
8. Jermaine Pietersen & Luke Stowman 16:58:37
9. Anders Hart & Andrew Mowlem 17:03:44
10. Khumbulani Nzimande & Siyanda Gwamanda 17:17:59
1. Tracy Oellerman & Melissa van Rooyen
1. Evan Knight 17:39:32
2. Bianca Beavitt 17:41:09 (1st woman)
3. Crispin Thompson 17:55:03
4. Pieter Engelbrecht 17:58:32
5. Pieter-Willem Basson 18:18:39