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Tuesday, 06 July 2010 06:43

Shamaal Races: Mauritius, Dubai, SA

Shamaal (noun):  1. Desert Storm 2. The biggest surfski race in history 3. Growing international surfski racing series (3 races in 2010)

Published in Africa

The hunt for the Dubai Shamaal Anchorman is back...  and this time the Anchorman's buddy is invited too.  Surfski.info is proud to be associated with this extraordinary paddling promotion.

Dubai Shamaal Anchorman
Anchorman 2008 - it could be you!

Published in Asia
Sunday, 22 June 2008 02:09

Surf ‘n Turf Dubai Style

Last Friday saw top paddlers from DSKC, Dubai's only 7-Star surfski club, take on a well-heeled squad of runners from the Dubai Creek Striders in a coastal dice that pitched the two clubs in a 10k parallel sprint down the coast.

Paddle with Sole 2008
Start of the 2008 Paddle with Sole (Burj Al Clubhouse in background)

Published in Asia

dollars1dollars1 Dubai (UAE): Not content with attracting the great and the good of world surf skiing, organisers of the 2007 Dubai Shamaal have announced the second staging of the event will be the richest race of its kind ever seen in the history of the sport worth a staggering US$ 50,000.

 Competitors such as current world champion Oscar Chalupsky, world number two Dawid Mocke and US Championships and Molokai winner Lewis Laughlin will all have their sights set on the US$ 20,000 first prize - and with a difference of US$ 14,000 between first and second place, it promises to be a memorable fight to the finish.

Hank and Clint tour the Burj Al Arab
"With the finalized prize money breakdown, there is no doubt that the Dubai Shamaal is the richest surf ski race in the world," said race director Wayne Randall.

Published in Asia
Tuesday, 20 November 2007 02:00

Fenn Cup preps Dubai Paddlers for Shamaal

[Editor: The richest surf ski race in history is about to take place in Dubai...  This article gives some idea of who these people in Dubai are, and the conditions in which the Shamaal may be run...]

Christie O'Higgins Surf Ski Dubai
Christie O'Higgins - Fenn Cup Ladies Winner (Pic: Alan Norton)

Published in Aus/NZ

Do you ever find yourself with an injury and you have to stop paddling?  Does your routine get thrown off and then your training program lapses?  Well, who you gonna call to get it back on track? 

Oscar Chalupsky Dubai 2008
Who you gonna call?

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