Dragon Run Update ** Hotel Specials **

Sunday, 05 October 2008 05:46 | Written by
The MAN Dragon Run in Hong Kong runs on Nov 22, 2008.  The organisers have arranged some great accommodation specials...

Dubai Shamaal Turns on the Heat for WomenÂ’s Paddling

Thursday, 25 September 2008 18:00 | Written by
Wayne Randall, President of the Dubai Surfski and Kayak Club, confirmed today that the prize pool for the women's race at the Dubai Shamaal has been more than doubled to a total of US$20,000. Katie Pocock (

The Shamaal Winds are Blowing...!

Tuesday, 23 September 2008 18:04 | Written by
The name has only been around for three years, but it is already recognized, respected & followed by the World's Ocean paddlers. Dawid Mocke wins the 2008 Dubai Shamaal (Pic: Wouter Kingma)

The Man Dragon Run 2008 - Hong Kong

Monday, 25 August 2008 11:14 | Written by
The second edition of “The Man Dragon Run” International Surfski and Outrigger Championships, will take place in Hong Kong on Saturday November 22, 2008.
The hunt for the Dubai Shamaal Anchorman is back...  and this time the Anchorman's buddy is invited too. is proud to be associated with this extraordinary paddling promotion. Anchorman 2008 - it could be you!
One of the major changes requested for the 2009 Surfski World Series was to change it to correspond with the calendar year.  We wanted that too - but what to do about the rest of 2008?  The answer: The International Downwind 2 Dubai Mini Series!

Surf ‘n Turf Dubai Style

Sunday, 22 June 2008 04:09 | Written by
Last Friday saw top paddlers from DSKC, Dubai's only 7-Star surfski club, take on a well-heeled squad of runners from the Dubai Creek Striders in a coastal dice that pitched the two clubs in a 10k parallel sprint down the coast. Start of the 2008 Paddle with Sole (Burj Al…
[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.] Epic's new…

Dawid's Days

Wednesday, 05 December 2007 17:33 | Written by
The last two events have seen freakish performances by Dawid Mocke. (Hence the name of this report) He has walked away with $26k US from the last two races and if he continues his good form will have well over 30k US to add to his wife's Olympic campaign after…
Head down, his ski facing the wrong way moments before the start of the richest ocean kayak race in history, last year's Dubai winner Dawid Mocke was trying to plug the bung on Ken Wallace's ski with a packet of gel when the gun sounded. Hank McGregor congratulates Dawid Mocke…

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