Saturday, 28 May 2011 13:35
Message from Dawid Mocke, Paddle for the Planet Ambassador: Hi there fellow paddling friends! It’s time to Paddle for the Planet and I need your help.
Sunday, 24 April 2011 11:43
What is your definition of the phrase: “Life defining moment”? I will let you ponder on that for a while as I retell my experience last Friday morning. I really want to share it because this truly was “life defining”.
Saturday, 23 April 2011 12:10
World Series and national champion Dawid Mocke claimed a hat trick of titles by the narrowest of margins when he won the Surf Ski Classic at the 21st Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
Tuesday, 01 March 2011 04:32
“We’ve been so lucky with the conditions,” said Gary Kroukamp, the inspiration behind the Cape Town Downwind Series. “And Saturday was no exception. Fantastic downwind, great turnout.”
Saturday, 22 January 2011 08:48
Bruce Taylor lead for almost the entire race today – but Tim Jacobs pulled alongside and the two men took the same wave into the beach and it came down to the run up the beach...
Published in Aus/NZ
Monday, 17 January 2011 19:07
... well, not quite a blast. The conditions actually couldn’t have been better with enough of a breeze to kick up some white horses and keep the pros entertained but gentle enough that paddlers of almost all skill levels could have a go.
Monday, 17 January 2011 05:26
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 The Doctor Surf Ski World Cup, Australia’s richest ocean paddling race on January 22.
Published in Aus/NZ
Monday, 10 January 2011 06:00
Here's a great video of the 2010 Dubai Shamaal, created by the Three Monkeys crew. Australian Ben Allen won the race, after an epic battle with South African Dawid Mocke on a hot, flat sea.
Published in Asia
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 19:09
“What would happen,” I thought, “if we put the current surfski world champion onto a double with one of the best downwind paddlers of all time?”
Monday, 20 December 2010 14:26
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?
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