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Woody Cape kicked up some small surf to make things interesting at the start, while a nasty shore break at Port Alfred saw a number of paddlers take a swim.  But one thing is for sure - the Aussies are way out in front.

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The paddlers at the Southern Shamaal PE2EL race were busy preparing their skis this afternoon - sponsor logos were being put in place; seat pads fixed; a rudder was being epoxied... 

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Friday, 05 December 2008 01:40

Southern Shamaal - The John Woods Interview

The 240km Southern Shamaal PE2EL Challenge starts here in Port Elizabeth tomorrow, 6 December 2008 at 04:00AM...  This morning as I drove bleary-eyed to the airport to catch the flight from Cape Town, I thought about how this whole thing began...

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Ironically, the PE2EL Challenge was always intended to be a team event - and it's taken 36 years for this aspect to materialise!  But how does it work?

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On Saturday the 8th November about 55 paddlers from East London and Port Elizabeth gathered to race the inaugural Pete Marlin Memorial Race. Pete was a popular ski paddler and lifesaver from East London BCC, who died tragically in a canoeing accident. The race is held every year in his memory.

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Sunday, 09 November 2008 12:05

Southern Shamaal - USA Team Confirmed

The international Team Relay race of the Southern Shamaal has been boosted by the entry of Team USA who will be taking on the South African, Australian and DSKC teams (so far – entries are also expected from Belgium and France…)

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Seems the Aussie paddlers are really taking up the challenge thrown down by the South African team for the Southern Shamaal PE2EL race.  Team Multiplex Western Australia are the second Aussie Team to announce their entry into the prestigious 250km team ultra marathon to be held in South African from 6 to 9 December 2008.

Southern Shamaal PE-EL Challenge

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Do the Aussies have any chance at all of beating the South African team in this year's Southern Shamaal 250km relay? 

Southern Shamaal

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In 35 yrs of racing you can count the number of women who have completed this tough classic race on one hand. 2008 sees the most unlikely of female entrants...

Taste a Zulu Blond!!!

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[Editor: The revamped PE2EL Challenge - now renamed the "Southern Shamaal" - takes place on 6-9 December 2008.  Andrew Hardie sent us this classic account of the 2004 race.  We'll be showcasing this awesome event with a series of articles over the next few months highlighting its history and tradition.]

Hardie brothers PE2EL 2004
Day 1 Preparation (PFDs? Leashes?!) (Pic: Andrew Hardie)

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