Results by tag: Race Report

Friday, 22 November 2019 15:08 | Category : Latest Surfski News

You’d think that in a field studded with Olympians, Aussie SLS Champions and Iron Men, competition would be intense… but you wouldn’t expect one athlete to dominate no fewer than four races in row. But that’s what happened.

Thursday, 21 November 2019 00:41 | Category : Latest Surfski News

South Africa’s Hayley Nixon managed to hold off Australian Iron Woman star Jemma Smith in a nail-biting finish at City Beach at the end of the first of two Sunset Series Races, part of the Shaw and Partners WA Race week here in Perth. In the men’s race, Cory Hill consolidated his lead in the week’s rankings, ahead of fellow Australian Tom Norton.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 01:59 | Category : Latest Surfski News

It’s always fascinating to paddle somewhere new – and I’d only done this stretch of coast once before, five years ago… “Stay well out,” I was told. “Don’t let the waves take you too close inshore, because you’ll find yourself coming back out cross-wind at the finish.”

Sunday, 17 November 2019 02:11 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Most of the world’s best surfski paddlers are congregating in Perth next week to take part in a series of events sponsored by Shaw & Partners… And the forecast promises cracking conditions, yeeeeeeha!

Monday, 28 October 2019 16:01 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The start whistle for the women’s race coincided with the arrival of a set, a breaking wave smashing into the surfskis, sending their noses rocketing skyward before they plunged down the other side… One, two, four skis flying backwards without their paddlers as the surf played havoc with the field...

Monday, 16 September 2019 11:31 | Category : Latest Surfski News

I knew a few of the paddlers had done the course earlier in the week and… my goal was to sort of sit with them and see where their line was,” said newly crowned World Champion Danielle McKenzie. “I had no idea where I was going. As far as race plans go, I had absolutely nothing… Just go pretty hard from the start. Yeah, bloody awesome!”

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 18:50 | Category : Latest Surfski News

An angry sea and some supercharged paddlers gave the 2019 Zest Brokers Poor Knights Crossing ocean paddle race a dramatic edge with race records tumbling thanks to strong tailwind conditions for the event held in Tutukaka, Aotearoa.

Monday, 19 August 2019 08:41 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The two-day Gara Dolphin Coast Challenge is always demanding - but this weekend's event had exceptionally testing conditions, with massive surf on the first day and near gale-force winds and huge waves on the second.  

Thursday, 11 July 2019 14:40 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Running down the water’s edge, Hayley Nixon leapt onto her surfski. As she took her first stroke, the paddler next to her, floundering, clipped her ski and she half fell out. Frantically she recovered her balance, only to be hit and almost knocked out again. “Just. Move. Please!” she yelled…

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 16:11 | Category : Latest Surfski News

As the three men rounded the point at Le Morne, “Flash” Gordan Harbrecht shouted, “Is it 16 or 18km for the race?” “Mate, you see that red object up ahead? That’s the finish!” Instead of the 3 or 4km that Harbrecht had expected, the line was only about 800m away – and the big German exploded into a sprint…

Page 1 of 3

Latest Forum Topics

MCImes's Avatar

Get Ready to Rage, SoCal (1 Posts)

5 hours 23 minutes ago
Hiro's Avatar

Club Cargon 205-215 length when apart (7 Posts)

5 hours 57 minutes ago

Surfskis for the taller paddler (2 Posts)

9 hours 34 minutes ago