Dusi, Duzi, noun

Origin:
ZuluShow more Shortened form of Zulu name Umzindusi.
The Dusi: An annual canoeing marathon on the Umzindusi river in KwaZulu-Natal. Also attributive.
1985 [see jol noun sense 2].
1989 G. Addison in Motorist 4th Quarter 45The famous canoeing marathons like the Dusi and the Berg tend to attract only the toughest sporting types.
1990 Weekend Post 19 Jan. 9Duzi ‘king’ Graeme Pope-Ellis.
1990 Weekend Post (Leisure) 1‘The Duzi’ is unique in world canoeing because it is a supreme test of physical fitness and stamina, presenting entrants with white water, opportunities for sprinting and, to pile agony on agony, portaging overland at selected points. Canoeists have to carry their canoes over some 48 km during the race...In the early years of the Duzi, canoes were made of wood and canvas.
1990 Sunday Times 2 Dec. 27Whiplash memories of a rolling microbus in hot pursuit of Duzi canoeists in the Valley of 1000 Hills.
1992 Natal Mercury 18 Dec. 19The two short..races are ideal last minute qualifiers for those Dusi hopefuls who have not yet had the chance to finish the four races needed to compete in the Dusi.
An annual canoeing marathon on the Umzindusi river in KwaZulu-Natal. Also attributive.
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