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Wednesday, 14 May 2008 15:04
Ask anyone about the Molokai World Championships, and a topic of conversation sure to come up is the infamous "China Walls".
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 14:53
Well another May rolls around. It seems this same time last year was only three weeks ago and a bunch of us were telling ourselves that the winds were going to be up for the race this year.
Well that was last year and the winds weren't up, in fact even the swell was going the wrong way.
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 14:15
[Editor: Steve Woods has been in Hawaii for a couple of weeks now and sent this update through to us - apologies for taking so long to post it! Blame the delay on the long flights and the extreme effect of the 12 hour jetlag!]
Wednesday, 07 May 2008 04:58
Thanks to the efficiency and helpfulness of the US Consulate in Cape Town, I'm finally all systems go for Molokai... I was beginning to think that I wouldn't have travel documents...
Oh, and here's some more info on the race...!
Wednesday, 30 April 2008 00:55
Latest entry list, closing date, ski container to Molokai, check it out!
Wednesday, 23 April 2008 14:41
Three weeks to go until the 2008 edition of the Molokai World Championships... Here's an update on some of the logistical and other information.
Monday, 21 April 2008 17:00
Cape Town, 15 April 2008: In one week I've gone from being depressed about my state of fitness to confident in my ability at least to finish Molokai.
Thursday, 17 April 2008 09:26
Geoffrey Graf, general manager of the Park Shore Hotel in Waikiki, is offering Molokai paddlers a great deal - but best hurry because the rooms are going fast...
Monday, 07 April 2008 14:33
Six weeks to go. Six weeks until I'm standing on the beach at Kalua Koi squinting in the early morning light to see the volcanic mass which is Oahu 55kms away. Between me and there will lie a stretch of ocean which has become iconic. Be it on outriggers, paddleboards or surfskis, many a waterman has covered this piece of the Pacific. And in 42 days time it'll be that time again.
Sunday, 06 April 2008 06:47
For aspiring first-timers entering the Molokai Challenge, there is no book you can buy that will tell you how to prepare, no training manual that explains what you should expect. Tips about this venerated race are obtained mostly by word of mouth. Here are some pointers and confessions from one Molokai rookie that can help shed a little light on a complicated but exciting event for those new to the Big Dance.
2006 MOLOKAI - A BANNER YEAR
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