N3TC Drak Challenge 2018 Media Release

 No: drak1816

20 Jan 2018

Embargo : None

Written by: Dave Macleod

Radio Soundbites - Day One

Voice report

Defending champion Andy Birkett has one hand on the N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon trophy after a sublime performance on a low uMzimkhulu river on the first stage on Saturday. Dave Macleod has more from Underberg.

IN : The weather gods....
DUR : 44"
OUT : ...at the N3TC Drak Challenge
Listen, play, or download the mp3 clip here

Soundbite - Andy Birkett
Defending champion Andy Birkett siezed one a brief opportunity on the low uMzimkhulu River to get away from world champ Hank McGregor on the shortened first stage of the N3TC Drak Challenge. For the relaxed Birkett, enjoying the event, is key to his performance.

IN : It is always awesome fun....
DUR : 40"
OUT:..I am stoked
Listen, play, or download the mp3 clip here

Soundbite - Jenna Ward
Jenna Ward finished right on the rudder of Robyn Owen on the first stage of the highly competitive women's race at the N3TC Drak Challenge. She said that she was pleased with her form on a day when keeping mistakes to a minimum was vital.

IN : Today was very technical...
DUR : 53"
OUT:...our own race
Listen, play, or download the mp3 clip here

The N3TC Drak Challenge starts at Castleburn on Saturday 20 January with a 24 kilometre stage to Sinister Pool, just above the Swartberg Road Bridge. The second stage on Sunday 21 January is 36 kilometres finishing at Hopewell Farm close to Coleford resort. More information can be found at www.drak.co.za


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The N3TC Drak Challenge 2018 Logo - JPeg


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