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Saturday, 03 March 2007 06:47 | Written by
In the last ten years there have been a number of interactions between paddlers and sharks off the South African coast.  This article describes the incidents and debunks some of the myths about the animals.  Paddling is a much safer sport than most – in spite of the emotion and…
Friday, 02 March 2007 03:07 | Written by
Here are the course details for the 2007 King of the Harbour races to be held on March 24/25 in Auckland, New Zealand.  
Thursday, 01 March 2007 17:07 | Written by
The New Zealand King of the Harbour race takes place in Auckland on 24th/25th of March 2007. South Africans Bevan Manson, Oscar Chalupsky (current Australia World Cup Champion) and Dawid Mocke (King of the Harbour winner in 2004 and 2005) will be flying to Auckland to take on the best…
Wednesday, 28 February 2007 12:24 | Written by
Someone posted a link on the yahoogroups surfski newsgroup a couple of days ago.  It simply said, "rough stuff" and gave the link:   We checked it out to find a series of great shots of surf skis going out through some mean surf...
Thursday, 22 February 2007 02:06 | Written by
On Saturday, 17 Feb 2007,  a cryptic comment appeared on "SWIM TRAINING: WOULD LOVE OSCARS COMMENTS ON SWIM TRAINING AFTER HIS EPIC TRAINING PADDLE ON FRIDAY".  Here's the story behind the comment.  
Friday, 16 February 2007 14:51 | Written by
There's an exciting update from the organisers of the 2007 Molokai World Championship - to do with reducing costs.  We've also put together some maps and images to show the race route.
Friday, 09 February 2007 16:32 | Written by
The 2007 Molokai World Championship event has been announced - a new sponsor (Epic Kayaks), a new organization, $25,000 in prizes and a slightly modified course all add up to what looks like a cracker of a race.
Wednesday, 07 February 2007 16:20 | Written by
[Editor: A group of keen Hong Kong paddlers recently spent a day with Oscar Chalupsky, who flew into Hong Kong to lead a downwind paddling coaching clinic.  This is the story]  On Friday, February 2, I flew in from the Epic factory in China to Hong Kong to lead a…
Wednesday, 07 February 2007 11:54 | Written by
San Francisco based photographer Martin Sundberg made this video clip about the sport of Surfski.  It shows Zsolt Szadovszki (a top US paddler, came 5th in the 2006 US Champs) talking about what he thinks of surfski, and then goes on to show Zsolt paddling in front of the SF…
Tuesday, 06 February 2007 11:27 | Written by
More bad news about Nathan Baggaley. Australian newspapers and websites are carrying the story about his arrest on serious drug charges.  It seems that police stopped Baggaley and a companion in Mermaid Waters, northern NSW and on searching their car found "nearly 800 ecstasy tablets, an unspecified white powder, cannabis…

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