Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Back in a Surfski

Posted by Alexa Lombard on Monday, October 31, 2011,
Well after thinking I had retired in 2008 to have our first child, Jarryd born in May 2010, I am quite surprised to find myself back in a boat. It all happened quite by chance. Pete has got a fantastic Orka Training Squad running with some of the best paddlers in the world hammering it out daily on the Swamp in preparation for various races. Included in this bunch are some extreemly tallented junior paddlers who he wanted to take to the SA Marathon Champs in Durban in August. I thought it wou...
Continue reading ...

Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon Day 1

Posted by Alexa Lombard on Saturday, October 8, 2011,

Cradock – Defending champions Hank McGregor and Grant van der Walt have a firm grip on a unprecedented hat trick of victories after totally dominating the 49km first stage of the Hansa Fish River canoe marathon.

The duo blitzed a four and a half minute lead at the end of their total domination of the first stage that saw several top contenders sidelined by dramas on the river.

“It was just a perfect day for us, one you always dream of having at the Hansa Fish,” said McGregor, who is...

Continue reading ...

About Me

Alexa Lombard / Cole Through this site I hope to bring you lots of different information and content about all types of paddling (my past time) and paddle manufacturing (my business).