Paarl — Graeme Solomon of Cape Town and Adrián Boros of Hungary form a potent combination under the banner of Team Bamboo Warehouse and they look hot favourites to win the team award at the 2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon.The 57th edition of the four-day 240km paddling epic from Paarl to the West Coast town of Velddrif got under way on Wednesday morning and a healthy field will no doubt have welcomed the news that the river is on the full side for most of the journey.It will be the first time in the race’s history that a team will be crowned Berg champions.And it is hard to oppose the credentials of Solomon and Boros, who filled the top two spots on the podium in 2017. Boros was a wire-to-wire winner, with Solomon just behind him in second place. Solomon comes into the race in fine form after winning the pre-Berg Pink Ladies Marathon."We are quietly confident about our chances of coming out on top," said 45-year-old Solomon, whose sole victory from 19 previous Bergs, which included e...

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