This is an uplifting true story about the partnership between Piers Cruikshanks and Siseko Ntondini that inspired the movie Beyond the River, which is due for release 28 April in South Africa. Cruikshanks is an English teacher, an Academic director and an acclaimed sportsman. Ntondini a paddler from the Soweto Canoe Club, with the dream of winning the gold medal in the Dusi. Their decision to train together as a team entailed overcoming both cultural and physical challenges to the required level of expertise. A feel-good, adventure story with special appeal to those interested in sport and training for goals.