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Tuesday, 04 January 2011 07:43 | Category : Tips & Techniques

The ski tilted forward and I felt an overwhelming urge to accelerate my cadence so that we’d catch the run, but “Timing!” growled the big man up front.  “Take it easy!”  I was paddling with one of world’s greatest downwind paddlers and it was proving to be a fascinating (and surprising) experience.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010 08:31 | Category : Latest Surfski News

On March 6, 2011, the 22m catamaran K20 will set sail from Fremantle, Australia bound for Exmouth on the remote north-west of Australia.  On board will be Oscar Chalupsky, Dean Gardiner and ten surfski paddlers bound for a trip of a lifetime.


Tuesday, 28 September 2010 08:04 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Oscar Chalupsky made the long trip to Italy to take part in the Ohana Mana Cup event in Sardinia. He found some tough competition and even tougher paddling conditions...]

Sunday, 01 August 2010 20:35 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Olympian Tommy Karls won his second consecutive Seamasters Swedish Surfski Championships in testing conditions, holding off a charging Oscar Chalupsky who ended up second.

Thursday, 29 July 2010 12:23 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Paul Rosenquist, a Dutchman living in Sweden, sent this hysterical study of the ongoing culture clash that ensued when Oscar Chalupsky arrived to take part in this weekend’s Seamasters Surfski race.]

Monday, 10 November 2008 01:42 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Editor: "Ok," I thought, "the big O can do it on one day on a shorter course.  But the Tahitians are long distance specialists - especially in the flat and the heat.  I just hope he doesn't take it hard when he loses tomorrow."

But if there's one thing you should NEVER do, it's write off Oscar Chalupsky.  Before he signed off on Skype on Saturday evening Tahiti-time, I said to him, "Don't flog yourself to death tomorrow."  The reply?  "I always do!"

Here's the big man's story of Te Toa Nui, in his own words:

Oscar Chalupsky Te Toa Nui 2008
Oscar Chalupsky - 'Te Toa Nui'!

Wednesday, 23 July 2008 08:23 | Category : Latest Surfski News

It appears that the big O, as he's affectionately known, is retiring from surfski paddling at the top of his game.  Unconfirmed reports suggest that he's tackling a much bigger challenge...

Oscar for President
Has the big man finally bitten off more than he can chew?

Tuesday, 03 June 2008 04:56 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: or "The Continuing Adventures of Oscar the Paddler".  Say what you like about the big man - and people do - he's the most amazing global ambassador for the sport.  He flew straight from Molokai to attend the Japanese Surfski Championships.  This is his story of what he found.]

Oscar Chalupsky, Japan, 2008
Epic's new race gear?

Monday, 28 April 2008 03:46 | Category : Latest Surfski News

We've been trolling around YouTube and found a couple of Molokai videos.  Check them out!


Tuesday, 11 March 2008 16:29 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Do you ever find yourself with an injury and you have to stop paddling?  Does your routine get thrown off and then your training program lapses?  Well, who you gonna call to get it back on track? 

Oscar Chalupsky Dubai 2008
Who you gonna call?

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