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Southern Shamaal Day 2 – Aussies Dominate (again) ** Full Results ***

Sunday, 07 December 2008 10:39 |

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.


Southern Shamaal – Teams Prepare for Headwind

Friday, 05 December 2008 17:15 |

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... 


Southern Shamaal - The John Woods Interview

Friday, 05 December 2008 03:40 |

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...


Southern Shamaal – Teams, Parties and the NSRI

Friday, 05 December 2008 05:36 |

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?


Pete Marlin Memorial Race (Southern Shamaal PE2EL Qualifier)

Tuesday, 11 November 2008 01:45 |

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.


Southern Shamaal - USA Team Confirmed

Sunday, 09 November 2008 14:05 |

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…)


Australia Announces Second Team for Southern Shamaal

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 08:33 |

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

Southern Shamaal Update: Aussie & SA teams announced

Monday, 06 October 2008 06:01 |

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

Southern Shamaal

Zulu Blondes for Southern Shamaal PE2EL 2008!

Sunday, 03 August 2008 13:45 |

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!!!

An Experience to Remember Forever - PE2EL 2004

Friday, 01 August 2008 08:41 |

[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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