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Mockes Rule at SA Double Ski Champs

Sunday, 22 June 2014 20:30 | Written by
Durban - Fish Hoek's renowned Mocké clan capped off a sublime family weekend's effort in KwaZulu-Natal by winning three of the four SA S2 Surfski Championship titles up for grabs at Sunday's second day of the inaugural FNB Mazars Durban Downwind surfski race.

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Durban, South Africa

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21-22 June 2014

Dawid and Jasper Mocke, winning the 2014 SA Double  Surfski Championships Dawid and Jasper Mocke, winning the 2014 SA Double Surfski Championships Credits: Jon Ivins II (www.jonivins.com)

Dramatic wins for Mocke and Russell at SA Champs

Saturday, 21 June 2014 18:49 | Written by
Durban - The conditions may have been tame for much of the 26km opening day of the FNB Mazars Durban Downwind surfski race but the racing was action-packed and laden with drama as Jasper Mocké and Nicole Russell clinched their maiden men’s and women's South African Single (S1) Surfski Championship…

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Durban, South Africa

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21-22 June 2014

Jasper Mocke takes the gap (and his first SA Title) Jasper Mocke takes the gap (and his first SA Title) Credits: Jon Ivins II (www.jonivins.com)
Durban – A star studded field has assembled in Durban ahead of this weekend's inaugural FNB Mazars Durban Downwind surfski race, which doubles as the 2014 South African Surfski Championships, and all are anxiously looking to Mother Nature to see what weather and ocean conditions she will serve them.

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Durban, South Africa

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21-22 June 2014

Jasper Mocke Jasper Mocke

Durban Downwind to host 2014 SA Surfski Champs

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 07:52 | Written by
Durban – Durban’s reputation as a global surfski mecca will be strengthened on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 June 2014 as the nation’s best ocean paddlers do battle for national titles in the newly launched FNB Mazars Durban Downwind surfski race. The brand new event will not only become the permanent home of both…

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Durban, South Africa

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21-22 June 2014

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2014 Mauritius Ocean Classic - Preview

Saturday, 07 June 2014 13:10 | Written by
Want an indication of a popular race?  Three months before the 2014 Mauritius Ocean Classic, there were already 100 paddlers entered.  Right now, three weeks to go, there are over 150 and entries have closed (apart from anything else there are no more rental skis on the island!)  But why…

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Mauritius

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29 June 2014-5 July 2014

Dawid Mocke - three-pete at the 2013 MOC Dawid Mocke - three-pete at the 2013 MOC Credits: Rob Mousley

Bouman wins in Durban ** Video **

Thursday, 15 May 2014 08:30 | Written by
Durban – The action of Sunday 11 May’s Lion of Africa Surfski Challenge, race two of the 2014 Bay Union Surfski Series, took place amidst a celebratory Mother’s Day atmosphere at Marine Surf Lifesaving Club with evergreen performer Matt Bouman opening his series’ account in style with victory in the…

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Durban, South Africa

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11 May 2014

Matt Bouman Matt Bouman Credits: Kevin Sawyer

McGregor and Ward Take First Durban Race

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 11:02 | Written by
Durban’s globally renowned winter surfski season got underway on Sunday 4 May with the Bay Union Season Starter, race one of the four leg Bay Union Surfski Series, which saw regular front runner Hank McGregor and top step of the podium novice Jenna Ward get their 2014 campaign underway in…

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Durban, South Africa

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4 May 2014

Paddlers had to get out through big surf to the deep water start... Paddlers had to get out through big surf to the deep water start... Credits: Kevin Sawyer

Hank McGregor and Michelle Burn Win Again in Durban

Sunday, 02 February 2014 10:51 | Written by
Durban – No surf and magnificently flat seas saw Friday evening’s Thule Surfski Challenge, race four of the 2014 Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, turn into a raw, unforgiving 8km sprint which played right into the hands of the remarkably fit Hank McGregor and Michelle Burn as the respective men’s and women’s…

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Durban, South Africa

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31 Jan 2014

Australia's James Morfitt (right) leads Billy Harker (left) and a group of local paddlers back from their leg down towards the iconic Moses Mabhida stadium Australia's James Morfitt (right) leads Billy Harker (left) and a group of local paddlers back from their leg down towards the iconic Moses Mabhida stadium Credits: Anthony Grote

Hank McGregor Cruises to win in Durban

Saturday, 25 January 2014 15:48 | Written by
Durban – Canoe Marathon World Champion Hank McGregor gave himself a perfect birthday present on Friday evening when he romped home to a resounding victory in the McCarthy Toyota Durban Kingsmead Surfski Challenge, race three of the 2014 Varsity College Marine Surfski Series.

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Durban, South Africa

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24 January 2014

Hank McGregor - second series win Hank McGregor - second series win
The 2013 Stella Kayaks, Citadel Private Wealthcare Dolphin Coast Challenge was the 14th running of the iconic South African event.  Oscar Chalupsky and Matt Bouman paddled together in the new team format, and took the race in a nailbiting finish, outpaddling Hank McGregor and Grant van der Walt who came…

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Durban South Africa

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17-18 August 2013

Brandon vd Walt flies down the face of a wave at the finish of day 2 Brandon vd Walt flies down the face of a wave at the finish of day 2 Credits: Lynne Hauptfleisch

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