The Fish River Canoe Marathon Diary Note  No: Fish1815

06 Oct 2018

 Embargo: None Written by: Nick Tatham


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

Soundbite - Andy Birkett
It was a gret day for Euro Steel's Andy Birkett as he wrapped up his first Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon K1 title. He and Hank McGregor were locked in an exciting race right to the finish line and Birkett felt that he coudn't have come up against a better opponent.
IN : Ya I'm super stoked...
DUR : 59"
OUT : ...easy to swim out there.
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Hank McGregor
Having led overnight, Euro Steel's Hank McGregor lost out in an end sprint to Andy Birkett but he might not be done fighting and suggests he might be back to battle it out for another Fish K1 crown.
IN : No, no I think...
DUR : 47"
OUT : ...K2 with my wife.
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

Soundbite - Bridgitte Hartley
After years of trying, Euro Steel's Bridgitte Hartley finally claimed her first Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon title after a near flawless day on Saturday. This first major river crown is something that Hartley has been eying for years and it is a dream come true for the Olympic medallist.
IN : I'm absolutely ecstatic...
DUR : 01:27"
OUT : ...I can do this.
Listen, play or download the mp3 file here

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

ENDS

Photo Caption Photographer
Credit
Click to download the hi-resolution pic

The Fish River Canoe Marathon 2018 Logo  - JPeg  
Conditions of usage of photographs: All photographs supplied and hyperlinked herewith may be used free of charge, with full credit to the photographer and agency as provided. The photographs may not be modified or retouched in any way, but may be cropped to suit the layout requirements of the publications. The photographs provided may be used exclusively for editorial purposes, and may be reprinted in any newspaper, magazine, television programme or on any website. These photographs may not be used for any commercial or promotional purpose, including but not limited to posters, advertisements, commercials, promotional email correspondence, point-of-sale material or any retail promotion. Should such usage be desired, please contact us at the details below.
Is this of no value to you?
This media release is intended for use by media professionals covering this specific activity or sport. Should this release not be relevant you, please advise us immediately and we will be glad to remove your name from this particular database. It would be useful to us if you could advise us which subjects you would like to continue receiving releases on.
For any further information, or if you cannot access the images, or if you need alternative images, please contact:
Gameplan Media
(031) 764 3017