The Fish River Canoe Marathon Diary Note  No: Fish1811

04 Oct 2018

 Embargo: None Written by: Nick Tatham


2018 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon - The Numbers

2 - The number of Kingfisher Awards were given out at 2017 Hansa Fish (Glen Hillier, Martin Grotepass)
2 - The number of days of paddling at the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
3 - The number of paddlers in line for Kingfisher Awards at the 2018 Hansa Fish
4 - The number of paddlers a University needs to finish to qualify for the USSA title
6 - The number of weir's paddlers will encounter at the 2018 Hansa Fish
9 - Number of years Len Jenkins' K1 record has stood
10 The number of Hansa Fish races one needs to complete to become a Coelacanth
19 - Number of paddlers that have a chance to complete their 20th Hansa Fish in 2018
20 - The number of Hansa Fish races one needs to complete to become a Fish Eagle
30 - Number of Hansa Fish one needs to complete to become a Kingfisher
35.8 - Official distance of the second day of the Hansa Fish in kilometres
36 - Number of Hansa Fish's Rory Anderson has completed (The most ever)
37 - This year will be the 37th edition of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
39.3 - Percentage of the field that attempted to shoot Keith's Flyover Rapid in 2017
46 - The distance of the first day of the Hansa Fish
77 - The number of paddlers that took on the first ever Hansa Fish in 1983
78 - The number of K3s entered into the 2018 Hansa Fish
82 - The total distance in kilometres of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
93.3 - Percentage of the field that finished the Hansa Fish in 2017
162 - The number of paddlers in line to become Coelacanth's after this year's Hansa Fish
186 - Amount of people that paddled their first Hansa Fish in 2017
241 - Number of K2s entered into the 2018 Hansa Fish
230 - Number of K1s entered into the 2018 Hansa Fish
581 - The number of boats that finished in the 2016 Hansa Fish (the last K1 year)
943 - Number of paddlers entered into the 2018 Hansa Fish
939 - Number of paddlers who finished the 2017 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
2016 - The year Abby Solms set the women's K1 record
4106 - Number of people who have only completed one Hansa Fish
10387 - Number of people who have paddled the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon

More information can be found at www.fishmarathon.org.za.

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