Rob Mousley

Accident Report: French Paddler Dislocates Shoulder

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 10:03 |

As the avalanche of water broke over him, smashing him off his surfski, Killian Marzin felt an agonizing pain shoot through his shoulder.  He knew he was badly hurt – and the next wave in the set was roaring in towards him…

"Like Being Hit by a Truck" - Samoa Shark Incident

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:29 |

All I remember is that it felt like being hit by a truck,” said Andy Wheatley.  “The crunch was pretty impressive!” 

Flung violently off his surfski and into the water, Wheatley’s “first thought was to get back on and go!”

Sprint Finish at European Champs...

Thursday, 11 October 2018 14:00 |

In a desperate all-out, red-lining sprint, the two paddlers put everything they had into the last 300m to the finish.  50m to go and Noé Pelizza surged forward, …but the nose of his black surfski ramped up the back of the next wave and he slowed – just as Esteban Medina, nose down, accelerated onto the run behind him…

Video of the Week - Sharon Armstrong... Again!

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:50 |

Yet another one of Sharon's Durban adventures...  Make sure it's switched to 1080p for best results - and if this doesn't get you leaning forward and backwards as you watch it, nothing will...

Race Report: Sean Rice wins Irish Coast Paddling Champs

Thursday, 27 September 2018 12:12 |

With eight km to go, Sean Rice decided to accelerate.  “There were three of us at that point and I felt I could do a burn to get rid of one of them,” he said.  To his surprise, both Cory Hill and Gordan Harbrecht dropped back.  But the race wasn’t over yet…

Master Class in Surf Technique

Monday, 24 September 2018 20:40 |

Downwind fiend and avid surfski videographer Sharon Armstrong does it again - and produces a video that is a Master Class in how to get through monster surf.   Watch and learn!

€55,000 in Prizes for Inaugural Irish Coast Paddling Championships

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 17:45 |

…and most of the world’s best surfski paddlers, both men and women, are in Ireland to take part.  Here’s what you need to know about the world’s richest surfski race.

Orcas Join Poor Knights Crossing Race in NZ

Monday, 03 September 2018 11:46 |

Sam Mayhew might have left it too late in the race to try to catch the eventual winner, Aussie Sam Djoden, but he did experience a proper adrenalin spike when a breaching orca landed right next to him…  The 2018 Zest Brokers Poor Knights Crossing lived up to the paddlers’ expectations – wildlife, exquisite scenery and hard racing…

New Surfski - Allwave DNA - First Looks

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:53 |

Yeeeeeha!  As I accelerated down yet another small run, I thought, ‘I can definitely handle this boat’…”  In fact, in the conditions I was paddling in, the DNA gave me a taste of what it feels like to be an elite paddler…

McGregor/Birkett and Nixon/McKenzie

Monday, 20 August 2018 15:38 |

Durban – With their sights firmly set on the upcoming World Marathon Champs K2 title, the crew of Hank McGregor and Andy Birkett delivered a masterclass to claim the two-day 43km Gara Dolphin Coast Challenge title on Sunday.

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