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Video: Cape Town Downwind World Series

Thursday, 07 March 2013 06:42 | Written by
When some of the best surfski paddlers in the world gathered in Cape Town, South Africa for the inaugural Cape Town Downwind Race, Greg Kitto of White Hot Media was on hand to record the action.
Hank McGregor wins the inaugural Cape Town Downwind Race Hank McGregor wins the inaugural Cape Town Downwind Race

The Doctor 2013 Video

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 16:33 | Written by
"I didn’t have a specific race plan or line," wrote Jasper Mocke in his post-race report, "but being in front and staying there seemed like a good idea!"  
Jasper Mocke Jasper Mocke Credits: John O'Sullivan
Fish Hoek - Local paddling sensation and recently crowned 2012 Oceanpaddler World Series champion Dawid Mocke and younger brother Jasper overcame their disappointment of Saturday's single ski race when the pair charged across the line first in the double ski leg of the SA Surfski Championships on Monday 17 December.
Dawid and Jasper Mocke win the 2012 SA Double Surfski Champs Dawid and Jasper Mocke win the 2012 SA Double Surfski Champs Credits: John Hishin/Owen Middleton

McGregor wins Cape race; Mocke wins World Series

Sunday, 16 December 2012 21:21 | Written by
Fish Hoek – Paddling superstar Hank McGregor overcame a world class field to successfully defend his South African S1 Surfski Championships title in the Cape Town Downwind on Sunday whilst locally based Dawid Mocke cemented his position at the top of the Oceanpaddler World Surfski Series standings.
Hank McGregor wins his second consecutive South African single surfski champs (he's not sure how many he's won in total!) Hank McGregor wins his second consecutive South African single surfski champs (he's not sure how many he's won in total!)

Mocke Brothers go head to head in Cape Town

Sunday, 16 December 2012 07:06 | Written by
Fish Hoek – Action of the highest standard is expected when the second leg of the inaugural Fish Hoek Surfski Festival gets underway with a large number of the world’s finest open ocean paddling stars set take to the cold Cape waters for the mouthwatering clash.

Mocke, Mocke and Mocke in Cape Town…

Sunday, 09 December 2012 17:09 | Written by
Fish Hoek – Local paddler Jasper Mocke sounded an early warning on Sunday 9 December when he narrowly outsprinted his older brother Dawid to claim the iconic Peter Creese Lighthouse race, the first of three events making up the inaugural Fish Hoek Surfski Festival. Nikki Mocke dominated the women’s race,…
Jasper Mocke sprints to the finish of the 2012 Peter Creese Lighthouse race in Fish Hoek Jasper Mocke sprints to the finish of the 2012 Peter Creese Lighthouse race in Fish Hoek Credits: John Hishin

Steelcase Dragon Run - Rambo's Video

Saturday, 24 November 2012 22:31 | Written by
The heat and almost windless conditions made for brutal conditions two weeks ago when some of the world's best surfski paddlers lined up for the 2012 Steelcase Dragon Run.  But defending champion Tim Jacobs made it all look too easy...
Tim Jacobs wins his second consecutive Steelcase Dragon Run title Tim Jacobs wins his second consecutive Steelcase Dragon Run title

Video of the Week: Downwind Dash thru big surf

Thursday, 22 November 2012 17:02 | Written by
A Cape Town summer institution is the Downwind Dash on Wednesday evenings - around 10km from Milnerton to Big Bay, Blouberg...  When the Atlantic swell is running big, it can be "interesting" both to launch and to survive at Big Bay!

Fish Hoek Paddling Festival (Cape Town)

Saturday, 17 November 2012 14:30 | Written by
Sun, southeaster, surfskis and four extraordinary races including the final Oceanpaddler World Series event… what’s not to like?  That’s the inaugural Fish Hoek Surfski Festival – kicking off on 9 December in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Point Cape Point
Dawid Mocke extended his lead in the Oceanpadder World Rankings last weekend, coming fifth in the Steelcase Dragon Run.  His lead is now almost unassailable with one race to go.

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