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The Parlotones to headline FNB Drak Music Experience

Athletes and their families in Underberg for the FNB Drak Adventure Weekend are in for a musical treat on Saturday afternoon 19 January, following the announcement of a stellar line-up for the second FNB Drak Music Experience at the Underberg Country Club. The concert pulls together athletes and their seconders and families in the Southern

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Berg rains herald the start of ‘Drak Season’

With entries for the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon, in partnership with FNB, starting to arrive at the race office, paddlers are eyeing the arrival of the summer rains that herald the start of what has become known as “Drak Season” in the Southern Drakensberg. The organising club, Canyon Kayak Club, has expanded the events

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Underberg paddlers work for river ecology

As canoeists return to the uMzimkhulu River that runs through Underberg after the onset of the summer rains they will notice several important changes resulting from the ongoing ecological drive to manage problems facing the river ecosystem. During the winter when the river runs very low, tree fellers have been hard at work in the

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Jenna Ward to jet back for Drak defence

As paddlers start to enter the 2019 edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon, in partnership with FNB, in the Southern Drakensberg on 19 and 20 January, defending women’s champ Jenna Ward has confirmed she will race back from the northern hemisphere to try and retain her title Ward will return from holidaying in

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Entries open for N3TC Drak Challenge

Entries have opened for the 26th edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon in the Southern Drakensberg on 19 and 20 January, with the event retaining its status on the International Canoe Federation’s Classic Series. With the approach of regular summer rainfalls paddlers are eyeing the water levels in the popular 62km stretch of

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All systems go for 2019 N3TC Drak

Preparations are well under way for the 26th edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge bin Underberg on 19 and 20 January, and it will once again form a leg of the International Canoe Federation’s World Series. During the winter the host club Canyon Kayak Club have been hard at work, cleaning up the river, continuing

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Drak day one lives up to expectations

The fickle weather left the uMzimkulu River running very low, forcing the organisers to shorten day one of the 2018 N3T Drak Challenge, however Andy Birkett and Robyn Owen claimed the respective men’s and ladies spoils, on a day of drama and incidents that moulded the final overnight leaderboard. The racing was white hot off