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2012 Oceanpaddler World Series Made Simple! ** Rankings Updated **

Sunday, 15 January 2012 17:00 |

Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on competing in the 2012 Oceanpaddler World Series.  The event calendar, the points, the categories and prize money explained.  (NB: Steelcase Dragon Run now on 10 Nov 2012, NOT 17 Nov.)

Clint Robinson dominates 20 Beaches (Aus) ** Rambo Video **

Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:08 |

Some of Australia’s best paddlers diced it out at the Vajda 20 Beaches Ocean Classic this year – but Olympian Clint Robinson showed overwhelming form and finished 1 1/2 minutes ahead of his nearest rival, Tim Jacobs.

McGregor Triumphs at Gruelling Cape Point

Saturday, 17 December 2011 15:13 |

There’s only one thing better than paddling the Cape Point Challenge – and that’s being on an escort boat, watching some of the world’s top surfski paddlers churn past some of the world’s most beautiful scenery.

Seventh title for Tim Jacobs at 20 Beaches?

Friday, 16 December 2011 09:50 |

If Tim Jacobs wins 20 Beaches tomorrow, he’ll extend his record tally of victories to seven…  And given his form in Hong Kong where he won the Dragon Run against arguably the toughest field in history, it’s difficult to see who could stop him.

Jasper Mocke wins final SA race

Monday, 12 December 2011 17:44 |

Fish Hoek Beach – Jasper Mockè snatched the final race of the Discovery Sunglass Hut Surfski series with a thrilling win in the Hansa Peter Creese Lighthouse race, leaving the final outcome of the series hanging in the balance as the series bosses study results to separate brothers Jasper and Dawid Mockè, both of whom won three races in the nine race series.

2011 Fenn Cape Point Challenge Preview

Saturday, 10 December 2011 19:24 |

More entries than ever; the most women paddlers ever; eight of the thirteen previous winners…  And this for one of the longest, toughest surfski races in the world.  The 2011 Fenn Cape Point Challenge kicks off at 05h00 on 17 Dec, 2011.

Ocean Paddler World Series 2012

Thursday, 08 December 2011 07:23 |

Dean Gardiner has announced the calendar for the 2012 Ocean Paddler World Series.  So far 16 events have joined the series with 8 to count.

Paddling for Smiles – Shark Attack! ** Updated **

Thursday, 08 December 2011 06:48 |

The email was brief: “Newsflash - Richard was attacked by a shark. He is safe, but his surfski is seriously damaged (entire rudder system trashed).”  Later came an update: “Richard is safe, though he had to stop 3 times on his paddle today to empty his boat. “ Book Review: SURFSKI with the Pros

Sunday, 27 November 2011 18:49 |

Transcribe the accumulated wisdom of two of the best surfski paddlers in the world, add some truly stunning photographs, and in case that’s not enough, make things even more clear with beautifully executed diagrams.  That’s SURFSKI with the Pros in a nutshell.

Steelcase Dragon Run 2011 - Race Report ** Rambo's Video **

Thursday, 24 November 2011 20:30 |

The Dragon Run (this year sponsored by Steelcase) has been on my wish list since it first ran in 2007.  Now that I’ve done it, it’s still on my wish list – only more so!