Dusi Canoe Marathon

 
Rivers die after oil, chemical spill
Rivers die after oil, chemical spill
Vukani Mkhize was fishing in the Umgeni River, just below its point of confluence with the Msunduzi River, last Tuesday, when he realised that...
Dancing where light and river meet
Dancing where light and river meet
The Blue Lagoon, the mouth of the Umgeni River where it runs into the sea in Durban, was never blue when I visited it as a kid. The standout...
A Dusi for the virtual paddler
A Dusi for the virtual paddler
The dusi.co.za and myriver.co.za...
Birkett, Graham defend back-to-back Dusi title
Birkett, Graham defend back-to-back Dusi title
Defending champions Andy Birkett and Jason Graham won the final stage of the Unlimited Dusi canoe marathon on Saturday to clinch the 61st edition...
Changing lives with paddle power
Changing lives with paddle power
For a country where "development" is still very much the buzzword in sport, it's surprising that more South African sports bodies aren't following...
The Dusi: Intimidating and brutal, but iconic
The Dusi: Intimidating and brutal, but iconic
You won't find many elite sports events where the top two contenders sit side by side at the end of day one of the three-day competition, sharing a...
'The Dusi will always be about Graeme Pope-Ellis'
'The Dusi will always be about Graeme Pope-Ellis'
The canoeing community has united to pay tribute to the "Dusi King" Graeme Pope-Ellis, who passed away on Thursday after being involved in an...
Canoeing legend Pope-Ellis dies in tractor accident
Canoeing legend Pope-Ellis dies in tractor accident
Veteran canoeist Graeme Pope-Ellis, a 15-time winner of the Dusi Canoe Marathon, died in an accident on his farm in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday,...
Graeme Pope-Ellis: Our greatest -- ever
Graeme Pope-Ellis: Our greatest -- ever
The BBC has those great series from time to time where viewers are asked to judge the greatest Briton or some such. A protagonist makes the case...
The ritual of the Dusi
The ritual of the Dusi
Kevin Davie at the Dusie Canoe Marathon: Saturday
The challenge of the Dusi rapids
The challenge of the Dusi rapids
Kevin Davie at the Dusi Canoe Marathon: Friday, Inanda Dam
Life as a Dusi rat
Life as a Dusi rat
This week I set out to join an elite group of paddlers who leave Pietermaritzburg for Durban on the Dusi at 7.20am.

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