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McGregor on form in SA series race

Sunday, 05 June 2011 15:14 | Written by
Durban – With the south coast providing challenging conditions for the Discovery Winkle Surfski race, race five of the Discovery Sunglass Hut Surfski Series, it was Hank McGregor’s experience and class which saw him power his way to victory.

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Durban, South Africa

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5 June, 2011

Thumping surf in today's Discovery Sunglass Hut series race in Durban, South Africa Thumping surf in today's Discovery Sunglass Hut series race in Durban, South Africa Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media
Durban - A number of top international surfski racing stars are listed amongst the early entries for the Dunlop Surfski World Cup on 26 June, including Australian surfski legend Dean Gardiner.

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Durban, South Africa

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26 June 2011

Clash of the titans...  Gardiner v Chalupsky for Durban 2011 Clash of the titans... Gardiner v Chalupsky for Durban 2011

Huge International Field for Mauritius

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 08:11 | Written by
22 Aussie paddlers; 26 Saffas; 4 from the UAE; 5 from Hong Kong; 4 from Reunion; 2 from Namibia and 1 from Germany are registered so far for this year’s Island Shamaal Mauritius Ocean Classic…

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Mauritius

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26 June - 3 July 2011

Heading out at the start of the Sporty's Downwind Challenge warm up race Heading out at the start of the Sporty's Downwind Challenge warm up race
World Series and national champion Dawid Mocke claimed a hat trick of titles by the narrowest of margins when he won the Surf Ski Classic at the 21st Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa

22 April 2011

Dawid Mocke dices with Tom Schilperoort Dawid Mocke dices with Tom Schilperoort Credits: Richard Huggard, Snapz

Mocke wins 5th Cape Downwind Series Race

Tuesday, 01 March 2011 06:32 | Written by
“We’ve been so lucky with the conditions,” said Gary Kroukamp, the inspiration behind the Cape Town Downwind Series.  “And Saturday was no exception.  Fantastic downwind, great turnout.”

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Cape Town, South Africa

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27 Feb 2011

Perfect conditions at the start of the Dunlop Dash for Cash! Perfect conditions at the start of the Dunlop Dash for Cash! Credits: John Hishin

Island Shamaal Mauritius Ocean Classic 2011

Friday, 25 February 2011 08:07 | Written by
For surfski paddlers looking for fun in the sun...  start making your bookings!  Some of the best downwind paddling in the world (as well as diving, fishing, mountain biking, sailing, you name it)...  Bookings are already pouring in from Australia, South Africa and Europe.

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Mauritius

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3 July 2011

Just after the start - MOC 2010 Just after the start - MOC 2010 Credits: Barbara Yendell

Bouman shows his class in Race Five victory

Tuesday, 15 February 2011 08:05 | Written by
Durban – Matt Bouman showed his class as he recovered well from an early mishap to cruise to a comfortable victory in Friday evening’s Hansa Surfski Challenge, his second in this year’s Varsity College Marine Surfski Series.
Barry Lewin and Sthembiso Mbatha won the doubles race Barry Lewin and Sthembiso Mbatha won the doubles race Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

McGregor wins in Durban ** video **

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 12:51 | Written by
Durban - Hank McGregor got his 2011 surfski campaign off to the perfect start as he took full advantage of the favorable conditions to claim his first win of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, despite a brave fight from series defending champion Matt Bouman.
Hank McGregor Hank McGregor Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

Cape Downwind Series starts with a blast...

Monday, 17 January 2011 21:07 | Written by
... well, not quite a blast. The conditions actually couldn’t have been better  with enough of a breeze to kick up some white horses and keep the pros entertained but gentle enough that paddlers of almost all skill levels could have a go.

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Cape Town, South Africa

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Jan-Feb 2011

Millers Run! Millers Run! Credits: John Hishin
Two hours into the race, just 4km from Cape Point, the 8-man pack hit the hit the kelp beds and everything changed. Hank McGregor and Dawid Mocke lurched to a halt, their rudders caught on the thick rubbery stems; Tom Schilperoort, in clear water, accelerated away, rounding the Point a…

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Cape Town, South Africa

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18 Dec 2010

Cape Point! Cape Point! Credits: Owen Middleton, Sally Mellish

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