The first guard directed me to another guard across the lobby who sent me downstairs to the main dressing room but, wait, the walkie-talkie wielding guard said that Caine Eckstein was in the upstairs Green Room, just past the spacious kitchen set where co-anchor Matt Lauer, his nose freshly powdered, read a teaser on the Ebola scare in the U.S, followed by a look at rocker Billy Idol's wild partying past and a preview of Pierce Brosnan's latest film How toMake Love Like an Englishman.
South African Dawid Mocke has named IronMan superstars Zane Holmes and the Eckstein brothers, Shannon and Caine, as his biggest challengers when he lines up to defend his title in TheDoctor Surf Ski World Cup, Australia’s richest ocean paddling race on January 22.
Gone were the 30 knot winds, frigid temperatures, and pelting rain that whipped the gun-gray river into froth during last year’s race. There were no frantic paddlers pinned by the current against a parked barge.
Sean Rice came to New York to defend his title knowing that he was not the favourite to win the race – he’d never beaten Dawid Mocke in a big race, nor was he expected to beat the strong Australian pair of Caine Eckstein and Jeremy Cotter.
The US Surfski Tour kicks off this weekend in New York City on August 14 with a classic tussle as two of Australia’s finest ski paddlers bang boats with two of South Africa’s finest over a 45km course that frames one big-ass chunk of rock...
Starting the first round of any series early is a hard job - it's been bitterly cold in the south this winter! But the first event in the AORS went off with a bang, with a huge, highly competitive field.