The Fish River Canoe Marathon Diary Note  No: Fish1813

05 Oct 2018

 Embargo: None Written by: Nick Tatham


2018 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon - Radio Soundbites - Day One

Voice Report
World champions Hank McGregor and Andy Birkett hogged the limelight as they raced away at the front of the first stage of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon on Friday morning, while Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley took a big step closer to realising her dream of winning the women's title. Dave Macleod has more.
IN : From the start on Grassridge dam the...
DUR : 47"
OUT :...in Cradock at the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Hank McGregor
Defending K1 champ Hank McGregor was all smiles after winning the first stage of the Hansa Fish, after a thrilling days racing on the big river against Andy Birkett.
IN : We managed to run quite hard....
DUR : 47"
OUT :..leave it all on the water
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Andy Birkett
New K1 world champ Andy Birkett was happy with his close second to hank McGregor after the first stage of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon.
IN : Ya it was a jorl....
DUR : 50"
OUT :...awesome to be back in a river.
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Bridgitte Hartley
After a number of second places Bridgitte Hartley has set herself up for a maiden women's title at the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon, after she posted a first stage lead of two and half minutes over Jenna Ward.
IN : Well it definitely wasn't a flawless day..
DUR : 1:26"
OUT :..the finish is right there.
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Jenna Ward
Second placed woman Jenna Ward was left to play catch-up after a sluggish start in the cold temperatures at Grassridge dam.
IN : Ya I had a bit of a slow start....
DUR : 1:00"
OUT :..might end up in the water
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

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

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