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.

Dragon Run Logo

 

Published in Asia

ImageOn 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

 

Published in Pacific
Wednesday, 21 November 2007 04:23

Nathan Baggaley Arrested Again

It appears that Nathan Baggaley and his brother have been arrested again - this time on even more serious drug related charges.  

Nathan Baggaley
Nathan Baggaley in happier times
 

Published in Latest Surfski News
Saturday, 07 July 2007 08:02

Nathan Baggaley Arrested

ImageOlympic 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 Saving Club.

Published in Latest Surfski News
Tuesday, 16 January 2007 01:51

Baggaley Ban Extended

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, Queensland.

 

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.


Published in Latest Surfski News
Saturday, 07 January 2006 10:03

Nathan Baggaley Comments on 15 Month Ban

Baggaley relieved despite ban

photo of Nathan Baggaley

Olympic silver medallist, Nathan Baggaley.

(ABC.net.au) Australian kayaking champion and Byron Bay resident, Nathan Baggaley, says he has maintained his credibility despite receiving a 15 month ban for steroid use.

Last night the Court of Arbitration for Sport took into account Baggaley's explanation that he had mistakenly taken the steroids when he drank orange juice from a shared fridge.

Baggaley, who is an Olympic silver medallist, tested positive to the drugs in September.

Published in Latest Surfski News

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