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Fish Hoek – World marathon champ Hank McGregor added the cherry on the top of his most successful season ever by winning the Fenn Cape Point Challenge, presented by Hansa and Di Data, in a gruelling showdown with the Mockè brothers and defending champion Sean Rice.

Published in Africa
Saturday, 17 December 2011 13:13

McGregor Triumphs at Gruelling Cape Point

There’s only one thing better than paddling the Cape Point Challenge – and that’s being on an escort boat, watching some of the world’s top surfski paddlers churn past some of the world’s most beautiful scenery.

Published in Africa

Cape Town – Much like the convergence of several massive storm fronts, the international surfski community is abuzz with excitement ahead of Saturday’s Fenn Cape Point Challenge, presented by Hansa and DiData, where classic racing conditions and a gathering of some of the best surfski racers on the planet have set the stage for the iconic 50km race from Scarborough around Cape Point to Fish Hoek, with a record prize pot of R130 000 on offer for the various class winners.

Published in Africa

World marathon champ Hank McGregor has confirmed his entry for the 2011 Fenn Cape Point Challenge in Cape Town this weekend

Published in Africa

Two hours into the race, just 4km from Cape Point, the 8-man pack hit the hit the kelp beds and everything changed. Hank McGregor and Dawid Mocke lurched to a halt, their rudders caught on the thick rubbery stems; Tom Schilperoort, in clear water, accelerated away, rounding the Point a clear 100m ahead.  A good gap for the downwind leg but would it be enough?

Published in Africa
Sunday, 19 December 2010 09:23

2010 Cape Point Challenge – Zulu Power!

Two humble Zulu paddlers have made history in one of the Cape’s toughest annual adventures.

Published in Africa
Friday, 17 December 2010 12:05

Cape Point Dream

From the famed Valley of a Thousand Hills to the crashing shores of Cape Point – two young Zulu men will tomorrow complete an extraordinary journey of discovery.

Published in Africa
Monday, 19 July 2010 18:29

Surfski TV is Back!

Surfski TV is back!  With two shows - Cape Point Challenge 2009, and that epic battle between Dawid Mocke and Matt Bouman at the 2010 Dunlop Surfski World Cup in Durban...  Enjoy!

Published in Latest Surfski News

(by Rob Mousley - updated 15/01/2006

After the 56km 2005 Men’s Health Cape Point Challenge, I asked a couple of the top paddlers how they go about training – for this race and long distance events in general.  Here’s what they had to say…

Published in Tips: Training
Sunday, 18 December 2005 09:48

Cape Point Challenge 2005 - Personal Story

Cape Town, South Africa: 17 Dec 2005 

Trained and Anxious

Photo: Alain JaquesIn February this year, Dawid Mocke asked me what my goals were for the year.  "Well," I said, "last year I wanted to get to B-grade in Billy's races.  I achieved that in the last race that I did.  I think this year I'd like to do the Cape Point Challenge."

 

Published in Latest Surfski News
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