Duo win their first 50 Miler
As their first official race together, East London's nine times Dusi Canoe Marathon Champion, Andy Birkett partnering with Khumbulani Nzimande won the 50 Miler Canoe Race on the Msundusi and Mngeni Rivers in KwaZulu Natal on Saturday.
The race serves as a qualifying/seeding exercise for the Dusi which takes place in late February. Birkett thanked his partner for giving it his all. “It was awesome to paddle our first race together, it felt really good in the boat,” he added.