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Perth World Cup 2007 – Drama Galore

Saturday, 08 December 2007 10:04 |

Sorrento Beach, Perth, WA, 8 Dec 2007: Confusion reigned supreme at the finish of the Perth World Cup when race leader Oscar Chalupsky failed to round the last buoy.  Instead he went to within a few metres of the buoy but turned before it and headed to the beach.  

Perth World Cup 2007
What the problem was all about

Perth World Cup - Live Coverage

Saturday, 08 December 2007 00:43 |

Welcome to's live coverage of the Perth World Cup!  We've already had a couple of photos from our guys on the ground at Rottnest Island and it looks like a perfect day for the race.

Perth World Cup 2007
Perfect day at Rottnest Island! (Pic: Wade Kelly)

(We'll be doing our normal thing - hopefully for the last time - where you have to keep refreshing your browser in order to see the latest comments, which will appear at the top of the page.  We'll soon have our new live-coverage console that will include a shoutbox-like control that will refresh itself.  Note all times are local WA time.)


Perth World Cup – Pre-Race

Friday, 07 December 2007 14:18 |

"We've got the best field of paddlers ever for the Perth World Cup," said Race Director Ash Nesbit.  "All the guys from Dubai except Hank McGregor, plus a whole lot of hungry Aussie locals."

Perth World Cup 2006
Perth Race Start 2006

Oz News – South Australia & Vic Series

Saturday, 20 October 2007 08:09 |

[Editor: South Australia?  Did you read that right?  Yep, you sure did - Ocean Racing has arrived in Adelaide where they just had their first surf ski race ever...]

South Australia Ocean Series
South Australia Ocean Series Inaugural Race (Photo: Carolyn Cooper)

Lion Island Challenge - Aussies go head to head

Tuesday, 16 October 2007 03:16 |

One of the strongest groups of paddlers ever will be competing in the Lion Island Challenge this coming weekend - not only are they paddling for the Lion Island Challenge Cup, but also for the US$1000 prize put up by the organisers of the Dubai Shamaal race...

Lion Island Challenge Logo 

Australia - Ocean Series kicks off

Sunday, 16 September 2007 17:22 |

Two important announcements have just been made concerning surf ski in Australia - three races to decide the Cash to Compete recipients for the Dubai Shamaal race - and the Ocean Series will decide who competes in Durban in 2008.


Tim Jacobs before the ARB Surf Ski World Cup, South Africa
Tim Jacobs (Photo: Gameplan Media)


More Oz Event Announcements

Wednesday, 29 August 2007 15:01 |

More event announcements in Australia - the Ocean Challenge Series run by Ash Nesbit & Dean Gardiner in Western Australia and the East Coast Ocean Challenge run by Tom Woodriff and Stephen Ford...

Ocean Challenge Surf Ski Series

South Africans Dominate Avon Descent in Australia

Monday, 06 August 2007 03:00 |
ImageBreaking news: South Africans dominated the paddle categories of the 2007 Multiplex Avon Descent in Western Australia this weekend.  Sven Bruss won the singles, while brothers Daryl and Brett Bartho beat local rivals Ash Nesbit and Marcus Brockhurst in the team event.

King of the Harbour 2007 Video

Thursday, 29 March 2007 10:13 |

ImageThe 2007 King of the Harbour race was held in Auckland, New Zealand on the weekend of 24/25 March 2007.  Sportzhub have made a video available on their website.  See below for the link


Dawid Mocke King of the Harbour 2007

Sunday, 25 March 2007 05:20 |

Image"Well pleased!  Very well pleased!" - Dawid Mocke's feelings on being crowned King of the Harbour for the third time.

Dawid took a 70 sec lead into Day 2 after his outstanding performance in the relay race the day before, but he knew that Mike Walker, current King of the Harbour Champion, would be going all out make up the deficit.  And with local knowledge of the tricky currents, Mike just might be able to pull it off.

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