Rob Mousley

When things go wrong...

Thursday, 13 December 2012 08:27 |

Chasing 3m breaking waves in 35kt gusts is the best fun you can have outside of tangled sheets – but gear failure can be a much bigger issue.  You have to be mentally and physically prepared for things to go wrong…

Steelcase Dragon Run - Rambo's Video

Saturday, 24 November 2012 22:31 |

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...

Video of the Week: Downwind Dash thru big surf

Thursday, 22 November 2012 17:02 |

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 |

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.

Oceanpaddler World Rankings - Dawid Mocke Consolidates Lead

Friday, 16 November 2012 08:02 |

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.

2012 Steelcase Dragon Run: Tim Jacobs Retains Title, Naomi Flood wins

Sunday, 11 November 2012 05:16 |

Yeah, it was alright mate!” said Tim Jacobs.  “I relaxed until Nine Pins and then seem to find a nice rhythm.  I got ahead of the rest of the guys and never saw them again.”  He looked as though he'd just been for a quiet walk in the park - not as if he'd just won a 23km race on flat water against the best surfski paddlers in the world...

Steelcase Dragon Run – Forecast, V14 and Hiking!

Friday, 09 November 2012 01:58 |

The jetlag is still pretty bad; at 6am my body tells me it’s really midnight and I should be deeply unconscious.  I reach across for my friend the iPhone (bought a local sim at the airport, HK$88 for 7 day unlimited data plan, awesome!) to check the latest weather forecast for race day…

2012 Steelcase Dragon Run - World Series Decider?

Sunday, 04 November 2012 18:20 |

The sixth edition of the Dragon Run will take place on Saturday, 10 November and it’s set to be a cracker – in more ways than one.

Oceanpaddler World Rankings - Jasper Mocke for Champion?!

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 07:54 |

Jasper Mocke is now just six points behind his older brother Dawid (after discards).  There are just two races to go and it's going down to the wire...

Maar'amu Surfski Race Video (Bora Bora)

Thursday, 27 September 2012 13:36 |

Video of the week?  More like video of the month!  Rambo did another great job of showcasing this race...  Man I'd love to have a go at this race!

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