Bill Barron

The Oldest Teenager In Durban was fondly teased by his mates. Keen paddler and stalwart club administrator, Bill was fully involved in Kingfisher Canoe Club for a few years and was our Chairman too.


Bill’s description of the start of the 1987 marathon became famous. One of the many versions remembered:

“We could pick a Springbok paddling team from the swimmers at No.1 rapid”

Author: bewilderbeast

It's about life, marriage, raising kids, paddling rivers, travel in Africa . . . re-posting thoughts written over decades - at random, I'm afraid.

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