Berg River Canoe Marathon Media Release  No: Berg1719

8 July 2017

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Written By : Dave Macleod

Berg River Canoe Marathon Day Onel Radio Soundbites

Voice Report
Hungarian racer Adrian Boros raced to the overnight lead on the first stage of the drought-struck Berg River Canoe Marathon. Dave Macleod reports that he paced his day perfectly to edge out local hero Graeme Solomon.
IN Running at a paltry....
DUR 48"
OUT ..Berg River Canoe Marathon
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Soundbite - winner - Adrian Boros
Hungarian ace Adrian Boros said he felt strong on the first stage and was able tp reel in Graeme Solomon when he made a solo charge for the overall lead.
IN My feeling was strong...
DUR 32"
OUT...will be much stronger
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Soundbite - second - Graeme Solomon
2001 winner Graeme Solomon said that, despite his misgiving about racing on the lowest Berg ever, he had felt strong on the first stage
IN Yah I am actually feeling good...
DUR 59"
OUT...the big one
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Soundbite - third - Keith Moule
British marathoner Keith Moule came storming back in the second half of the opening stage of the Berg River Canoe Marathon to take third overnight. he said that he had wasted too much energy early on in the stage
IN I expended a bit more...
DUR 1:11"
OUT...towards the end there
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Soundbite - women's winner - Bianca Beavitt
Defending Berg River Canoe Marathon women's champ Bianca Beavitt set up a fifteen minute lead on the first stage. but said that the day had not been hitch-free.
IN Rookie error...
DUR 27"
OUT...I went on my own
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The Berg River Canoe marathon starts in Paarl on 12 July and ends at Velddrif on 15 July. More information can be found at


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