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MCGREGOR SLUGS IT OUT WITH ‘CHILL’ HILL AT THE DOCTOR AND COMES OFF SECOND BEST

WESTERN AUSTRALIA, PERTH – Following his silver medal win at the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships, coming second to Australia’s Cory “Chill” Hill, South Africa’s multiple World Paddling Champion, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel/Gara Racing Paddles), took to the oceans of Western Australia for the final World Surfski Series race, the Perth Doctor on

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MCGREGOR SCOOPS SILVER AT ICF OCEAN RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HONG KONG

SOUTH AFRICA – This past weekend, the world’s best paddlers, including current World Surfski Series Champ, Hank McGregor, took part in the largest international surfski competition, the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships (ORWC) in Hong Kong. The ICF ORWC downwind route traversed the Hong Kong island, starting at Clearwater Bay Second Beach, Sai Kung,

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MCGREGOR RETURNS TO SURFSKI RACING WITH TWO WINS OVER THE WEEKEND

This past Friday October 20th saw 75 local paddlers take on the 8km course from the Pirates Surf Lifesaving Club to the Durban Harbour Wall and back in Race 2 of the Wall and Back Surfski Series. Ten-time World Marathon and current World Surfski Series champ, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Gara Paddles/Euro Steel), racing in his

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JEEP TEAM’S VAN TONDER IN TOP FORM AHEAD OF OCR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN CANADA

Thomas van Tonder – OCR World Championships – In just a few days, the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships will return to Blue Mountain Resort in Ontario, Canada for its third year of international competition. From the 12th to the 15th of October 2017, Jeep Team and SA’s top male OCR athlete, Thomas van Tonder,

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GREYLING BAGS A TOP 12 FINISH IN SPAIN’S 110KM SALOMON ULTRA PIRINEU

On the 23rd of September at 7am, 950 runners gathered in Bagà, Barcelona, to face the challenge of a long and intense race with a profile not unlike a sawtooth blade, including several significant peaks, the first being 14km into the race reaching 2500m in altitude. It’s called the Salomon Ultra Pirineu, and it’s 110km

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HANK MCGREGOR – THE WORLD’S MOST DECORATED MARATHON PADDLER OF ALL TIME

CAMPS DRIFT, PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN – Paddling in front of his home crowd, wife Pippa and young son, Thor, 39-year-old Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel/Gara Racing Paddles) won the K1 and K2 World double gold medals for the third time, making him a ten-time World Canoe Marathon Champion, cementing his position as the greatest marathon paddler

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LEWIN TAKES GOLD AT NORWAY NATIONAL SURFSKI CHAMPS

OSLO FJORD, NORWAY – This past weekend saw Jeep Team’s longest standing athlete, Barry Lewin (Jeep Team/Epic Kayaks) continue his successful European tour when he took the Gold medal at the Norway National Surfski Champs in Southern Oslo Fjord, just a week after winning Gold in the 2017 Seamasters Downwind surfski race in Sweden. Norway

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DOLPHIN COAST CHALLENGE GIVES MCGREGOR AND FURBY PARTNERSHIP DOUBLE GOLD AND NATIONAL TITLES

In an epic weekend of paddling, eight-time World Marathon Champion Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel) and S2 partner, Lee Furby, claimed a double victory, winning the KZN north coast’s 2017 Gara Dolphin Coast Challenge and claiming the South African Doubles Surfski title. It was a busy weekend for McGregor, who also won Race 3 of

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GOLD AND SILVER FOR MCGREGOR AT SA FLATWATER MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS

A K2 Gold and a K1 Silver medal is how the world’s most successful paddler ended his South African Marathon Team selection campaign at the South African Flatwater Marathon Canoeing Championships at Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg this past weekend. Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel) knew there were just two spots on the national team in each

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CHRISTIAAN GREYLING PIPPED AT THE POST IN THE ENDURADE JBAYX 3-STAGE TRAIL

Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) took part in the 2-day, 3-stage, 60km Endurade JBayX in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday and Sunday, 22 and 23 July 2017 and was pipped at the post by six seconds after having an eleven-minute lead going into stage 2. The unique Endurade JBayX entailed 3 x 20km trail runs, all starting

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