Latest News

  • Birkett and Beavitt crowned inaugural champions - World marathon champion Andy Birkett claimed the inaugural Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle canoe marathon title on the Berg River while Bianca Beavitt wrapped up the women’s equivalent in emphatic style. Birkett started the final 15 kilometre stage from Blou Porselein to Delsma Guest Farm with a 47 second …
  • Drama shakes up Push And Pull Paddle leaderboard - Andy Birkett and Bianca Beavitt retained their leads after the second stage of the inaugural Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle canoe marathon, while the leaderboard was dramatically shaken up by drama on the full river. With a one minute lead in the bank after the first stage Birkett broke …
  • Champs come to the fore on Day One - Reigning marathon world champ Andy Birkett and Berg Queen Bianca Beavitt took home the spoils on the 16km first stage of the ground-breaking Bamboo Warehouse Push and Pull Paddle on the Berg River on Friday. Racing on a full river the short stage included two cash hotspots, and with the …
  • Ground-breaking Push And Pull Paddle gets under way - Intended on unashamedly offering a bold alternative to the traditional river canoe marathon experience, the innovative Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle gets under way from Val De Vie estate outside Paarl on Women’s Day Friday 9 August. The first stage of the three day, 65km race has been dedicated …
  • Dusi champ joins Push And Pull Paddle women’s race - Dusi champ Christie Mackenzie has slipped in a late entry for the Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle this weekend, spicing up what is already a highly competitive women’s race. The 2nd year psychology student is close to the event organisers and this weekend arranged for her entry for the …
  • Stars come out to shine - The inaugural Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle from 9 to 11 August has attracted a highly competitive field of elite male paddlers, eager to test themselves over the race’s unique format and contest for the numerous prizes on offer. Stu MacLaren, who retained his King of the Oliphants title …
  • Rains leave Berg River full for Push And Pull Paddle - With the Berg River Dam overflowing and steady rains forecast between now and the inaugural edition of the Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle, the big field of canoeists can look forward to a full and fast flowing Berg River for the three days of paddling. The succession of cold …
  • Push And Pull Paddle honours women on Women’s Day - With a big field assembled for the inaugural Bamboo Warehouse Push And Push Paddle on the Berg River from 9 to 11 August, the organisers have afforded special privileges to all the female paddlers on the first day of the race that coincides with national women’s day. The three-day event …
  • Dusi champ Lance Kime joins entry for Push And Pull Paddle - With the majority of the limited number of entries in the innovative Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle canoe marathon now accounted for, double Dusi winner Lance Kime has added his name to the entry list for the three day paddling event in the Western Cape winelands from 9 to …
  • SUP paddler appeals to women to enter Push and Pull Paddle - As entries pour in for the Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle from 9 to 11 August, Sea Point based Stand Up Paddleboard enthusiast Jean Mortlock has had her entry confirmed and is encouraging other women to enter and use the event to celebrate Women’s Day on the first day …