Rob Mousley

New - Events Calendar

Friday, 19 March 2010 10:38 |

We're finally beginning to make progress in adding value to surfski.info again.  (We had an unfortunate experience upgrading the site and then have been battling with hackers for the last couple of weeks.)

We've started by launching an open events calendar - open that is to you, to put your events up.

More Oz Surf Photos

Monday, 05 March 2007 14:18 |

ImageHarvie Allison sent us some more pics of Aussie lifesavers playing in 6ft waves - at the NSW Titles...

Some cool shots.  (Harv uses a Canon 30d & 600mm f4.0)

 

 

Sharks and Skis

Saturday, 03 March 2007 06:47 |

ImageIn 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 fear associated with sharks.

Awesome Oz Surf Photos

Wednesday, 28 February 2007 12:24 |

ImageSomeone posted a link on the yahoogroups surfski newsgroup a couple of days ago.  It simply said, "rough stuff" and gave the link: http://www.harvpix.com.

 

We checked it out to find a series of great shots of surf skis going out through some mean surf...

Surfski Video

Wednesday, 07 February 2007 11:54 |

ImageSan 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 skyline.

 

Apart from the beautiful photography, Zsolt’s words really resonate with me - and the clip is worth watching for Zsolt’s immaculate paddling stroke.

 

Enjoy!

Nathan Baggaley Arrested on Drugs Charge

Tuesday, 06 February 2007 11:27 |

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 and cash".

Millers Run: Youngest Paddler?

Thursday, 01 February 2007 14:45 |

Image The "Millers Run", a downwind route between Millers Point and Fish Hoek in Cape Town can be pretty daunting when the southeaster is up and False Bay is full of breaking waves.

But Duncan Buchanan, a 14 year old visitor from Auckland, New Zealand, was keen to give it a go.

V10 Rip-off?

Wednesday, 08 November 2006 12:35 |
ImageIn the last two years the surf ski market has seen a revolution in terms of ski design.  Skis have become more stable and faster.  In fact, fast, stable skis, with a single footwell and adjustable rudder pedals have become the norm.

 

How has this come about?  At least part of the reason is that Epic were prepared to invest heavily in R&D to design and develop the V10 surfski.  The very name gives a clue to the amount of effort that went into it - the V10 was the 10th version of the design

 

Extreme Surfski - Oscar shows the way

Thursday, 19 October 2006 21:25 |

ImageOn the Surfski newsgroup there's been much discussion recently about how the northern hemisphere is approaching winter.  The denizens of the far north are discussing the finer points of dry suits, hypothermia and the benefits of slipstreaming icebreakers...

In an astonishing scoop, Surfski.info is proud to reveal how South African paddlers tackle cold weather...  See below. 

Surf Ski Attacked by Great White

Saturday, 29 July 2006 00:31 |

ImageFish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa - 16h40, Friday 28 July 2006

It was supposed to be a normal Friday winding-down paddle from Fish Hoek to Roman Rock lighthouse and back.

Five paddlers were bunched together about 30m from the catwalk near Sunny Cove when a Great White shark attacked the ski closest to shore. 

 

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