Andrew Orr, one of the organizers of the
inaugural Dragon Run race to be held on 24 November, 2007 in Hong Kong,
confirmed today that the total prize purse for the event is US$10,000 of which
$5,000 will go to the first paddler across the finish line.
On Thursday, May 18, three days before the 32-mile (55km) surf ski and one-man canoe race from Kaluako'I Beach, Molokai to Koko Marina on Oahu, paddlers gathered at the Kona Brewing Company for the 30th edition of the race considered the world surf ski championship
Olympic silver medalist and former ace surf ski paddler Nathan
Baggaley was arrested on Monday evening, July 2, 2007, when he attempted to
return a ski allegedly stolen earlier in the evening from Byron Bay Surf Life
FORMER world champion kayaker Nathan Baggaley has had his drug
ban officially extended to two years and has been prevented from
competing in today's Summer Series of Surf at North Burleigh,
Baggaley originally was banned for 15 months from all sport by
the Court of Arbitration for Sport after testing positive to two
steroids, stanozolol and methandienone, in October 2005, and was
planning to compete in today's surf ski race on the Gold Coast, as
his featured comeback event.