Results by tag: nelo summer challenge

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…

Friday, 08 July 2016 17:01 | Category : Latest Surfski News

There are at least ten paddlers who could podium tomorrow at the 8th NELO Summer Challenge, which starts at 4pm in Porto, Portugal.

Monday, 03 September 2012 06:44 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The video feed was just clear enough that we could make out two white-clad figures paddling two white boats - the Mocke brothers, hammering it out in front of the 138-strong fleet of surfskis...

Saturday, 01 September 2012 09:28 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Later today some of the top surfski paddlers in the world will line up for the 10km Nelo Summer Challenge downwind race, among them world ranked #1 Dawid Mocke, his brother Jasper (currently ranked #3), and fellow South African Sean Rice (ranked #9). Last year's winner Australian Kenny Wallace is there, his compatriots Jacob Clear and David Smith, along with a host of top sprint paddlers including 1000m K1 Olympic gold medalist Eirik Larsen (Norway).

Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:31 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Nelo certainly know how to put on a beach party of note: this weekend it’s the Nelo Summer Challenge – a 10km downwind race and a fun knockout sprint event on Sunday.  And the array of paddling talent at the event is astounding...

Friday, 03 September 2010 08:21 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: UK paddlers Andy Blow and Ben Brown sent us these great reports on the 2010 Nelo Summer Challenge. Andy kicks off...] This year’s Nelo Summer Challenge was always going to be a tempting event for the Brit surf ski contingent. Cheap flights to Porto, warm weather and a 10km downwind race for 2010 added to the round the cans action of 2009 saw a good number of us head out to chance our pasty white arms against some of the best in the world.

Thursday, 26 August 2010 10:21 | Category : Latest Surfski News

A huge international squad hits Portugal for the Nelo Summer Challenge while the Mocke/Cotter duel moves on to Chicago…

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