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Hawaiian Sports Festival – Germany

Saturday, 10 July 2010 13:37 | Written by
Although the weather was hardly “Hawaiian”, the wind and choppy conditions were exactly what the paddlers were hoping for at the third edition of the Hawaiian Sports Festival held in Rerik, Germany.
Thomas Zachert storms up to the finish of the German Cup Thomas Zachert storms up to the finish of the German Cup Credits: Ricarda Zachert

Shamaal Races: Mauritius, Dubai, SA

Tuesday, 06 July 2010 08:43 | Written by
Shamaal (noun):  1. Desert Storm 2. The biggest surfski race in history 3. Growing international surfski racing series (3 races in 2010)
Mauritius 2009 - Hank McGregor at Le Morne Mauritius 2009 - Hank McGregor at Le Morne Credits: Owen Middleton

2010 Surfski.info Reader Survey

Monday, 05 July 2010 08:32 | Written by
In the 2008 Surfski.info survey, we discovered some fascinating facts about our readers.  50% of you were over 40; 95% were male; 75% either raced or “lived for racing”.  36% of you paddled Fenn skis; the next biggest percentage was Epic with 18.6%.

Bouman takes home Toti "upwind" ** pics **

Sunday, 04 July 2010 19:30 | Written by
Durban, South Africa - Star paddler Matt Bouman claimed his fifth win in the current Discovery Sunglass Hut Surfski Series at the KwaZulu Downwind to Toti in "hectic" surf conditions which ultimately changed the race to a strong "upwind" paddle.
Matt Bouman - back in action Matt Bouman - back in action Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media
Inaugural Icon Downwind Classic - downwind from Woolacombe to Combe Martin in Devon, UK.  Don't miss it!
Icon Classic.... Icon Classic....

Millers Run Video

Tuesday, 29 June 2010 06:38 | Written by
I recently bought one of the new HD GoPro Hero cameras...  It’s been a learning curve but I’m finally getting the hang of it.
Setting off at Millers Point Setting off at Millers Point Credits: www.surfski.info
Durban - McGregor boasted another win at the popular CMH Toyota Pirates Umhlanga Pirates race which formed the eighth leg of the Discovery Sunglass Hut Surfski Series on Sunday in wet winter conditions.
Hank McGregor wins Hank McGregor wins Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

Huge increase in numbers at UK Surfski Races

Friday, 25 June 2010 08:37 | Written by
Third in the British Surf Ski Series for this year, the Gold Coast Ski Race on 20th June claimed the biggest ever entry for a British Surf Ski race. With 81 boats, the field included top paddlers from Spain and Portugal as well as the best of the British and the large…
Gold Coast Ski Race - start Gold Coast Ski Race - start Credits: Ingrid Kvale
20 June 2010 - Durban:  Ace paddler Hank McGregor claimed the Island Tribe Scottburgh Surf Classic which formed the seventh leg in the Discovery Sunglass Hut Surfski Series in ideal conditions.
Hank McGregor Hank McGregor Credits: Anthony Grote

Australian Ocean Racing Series Kicks Off

Saturday, 19 June 2010 08:57 | Written by
The 2010/2011 AORS Season kicks off again in July and we are pleased to announce Australian Geographic Outdoor as the official magazine sponsor of the series.

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