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Sunday, 15 July 2012 16:06 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Durban, South Africa - Former Discovery Scottburgh to Brighton winner Bevan Manson and fellow East London based, 19-year-old paddling talent Kyle Friedenstein not only outshone a classy field but also overcame treacherous conditions in the second half of the race to deservedly claim this year's spoils. 

Saturday, 16 July 2011 18:49 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Durban: The 54th running of the Discovery Scottburgh to Brighton surfski race was completely dominated by the “Cape storm” of former world champ Dawid Mocke and younger brother Jasper, Sean Rice (Cape Town) and Richard von Wildemann (Port Elizabeth) who completely obliterated the local contingent in challenging downwind conditions to claim places one to four overall.

Tuesday, 20 July 2010 08:12 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Along with more photos of the 2010 Scottburgh to Brighton, we have some comments on the race from the only women’s crew to finish...

Saturday, 17 July 2010 17:39 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Apart from the sheer length of the race (46.5km/30miles), the Scottburgh to Brighton is notorious for the surf - the competitors have to negotiate the surf-line four times...

Friday, 16 July 2010 16:43 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Durban - The winter surfski season comes to a head on Saturday with the gruelling 46km Discovery Scottburgh to Brighton ultra marathon, which has been given added intensity by the certainty that the field of paddlers will race through the sardine run, and with it will be close to the marine bonanza that follows the sardine migration up the coast.

Tuesday, 15 November 2005 11:37 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Background: my paddling goal for 2005 was to take part in the Cape Point Challenge, a long distance (56km) surf ski race that takes place every other December here in Cape Town. Not having paddled many long distance races before - one only and that a mere 31km - I mounted a year-long campaign and started training in February. First goal in the campaign was to take part in the annual Men's Health Scottburgh to Brighton race off the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast.

The 46km distance of the race didn't worry me; by race day I'd have done nearly 1000km of training including a number of 30km+ paddles. No, what worried me was the notorious Durban surf.

 

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