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Live commentary will commence at 09h30 Hong Kong time (03h30 South African time).  In the meantime, here's last year's video to check out...

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Hong Kong

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27 Nov 2010

All Australia - Dragon Run 2009 All Australia - Dragon Run 2009 Credits: Barbara Yendell

Dubai Shamaal – One Month to Go ** 2009 video **

Monday, 08 November 2010 18:38 | Written by
On 3 December, 2010, the world’s elite paddlers will meet once more to take part in the fifth edition of the richest, most competitive surfski race on the planet – the Dubai Shamaal.

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Dubai, UAE

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3 Dec 2010

Only Tim Jacobs and Dawid Mocke have won the Shamaal Only Tim Jacobs and Dawid Mocke have won the Shamaal Credits: Wouter Kingma

Dragon Run 2010 (Hong Kong)

Thursday, 21 October 2010 11:55 | Written by
[Editor: Last year the Aussies made a clean sweep of the podium, Shannon Eckstein winning his first ever international long distance surfski race and Jeremy Cotter and Tim Jacobs coming 2nd and 3rd respectively.  A full house of South African paddlers will be there in November to prevent this happening…

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Hong Kong

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27 Nov 2010

Dragon Run 2009 - Aussie Clean Sweep Dragon Run 2009 - Aussie Clean Sweep Credits: www.BarbaraYendell.com

The Dragon Run 2010 (Hong Kong)

Friday, 27 August 2010 08:41 | Written by
The 4th edition of “The Dragon Run” will take place in Hong Kong on Saturday November 27, 2010.

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Hong Kong

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27 Nov 2010

Aussie clean sweep - Dragon Run 2009 Aussie clean sweep - Dragon Run 2009 Credits: Graham Uden

Joe Glickman's Paddling Quiz

Tuesday, 27 April 2010 18:19 | Written by
At the Dubai Shamaal, Joe Glickman pitted a team of flat water specialists against a team of surfski paddlers.  The flatties had to answer questions about surfski - and vice versa.  The race organisers offered sets of Shamaal branded paddle-wear to the first five people who answered the questions 100%…

Joe Glickman's Dubai Shamaal: Build It and He Will Win

Thursday, 17 December 2009 16:26 | Written by
With four kilometers to go, it was down to three: Dawid Mocke and Matt Bouman, side-by-side in the little runners, with defending champion Tim Jacobs chasing 50 to 80 meters behind. First prize was $10,000, serious coin in a sport where all but a few of the world’s best ski…

Dubai Shamaal 2009 – the story in pictures

Thursday, 03 December 2009 15:43 | Written by
Here’s the story of this astonishing race in pictures. Video will be posted as soon as we have it. {mosimage}

Dubai Shamaal Race Report - first pics

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 14:58 | Written by
An hour and ten minutes in the race, the two leaders, Dawid Mocke and Matt Bouman were side by side, gunning for the runs. Tim Jacobs was out of sight and out of mind some 80m behind. And then, 4km out, Jacobs started his push for the front… {mosimage} 

Dubai Shamaal - Commentary and Results

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 10:56 | Written by
What a race - a sprint finish to the closest result I can remember.  Tim Jacobs (Aus) timed his push perfectly to beat Dawid Mocke (SA) by 5 seconds... A full race report is on the way - here is a transcript of the live commentary in the meantime, along…

Dubai Shamaal - Course Recce

Tuesday, 01 December 2009 14:13 | Written by
With the hours ticking down to the 2009 Dubai Shamaal, surfski.info took a recce of the The Course, 24 hours before the starting gun is due to be fired. {mosimage} 

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