Shamaal 2007 - post-race (and results)

Saturday, 01 December 2007 16:37 | Written by
What do paddlers do after a major event like the Dubai Shamaal 2007?  They party, that's what!  The famous Barasti Bar in the host Le Meridien Resort was jumping...  And so were the paddlers. Party time!

Dubai Shamaal Picture Gallery

Saturday, 01 December 2007 02:25 | Written by
All is calm and quiet in Dubai this morning, save for the snores of the exhausted, partied-out paddlers... DIMC Managing Director Saeed Hareb presents Dawid Mocke with the trophy

Shamaal 2007 - Dawid's Comments, Results

Friday, 30 November 2007 13:48 | Written by
"It was blood and guts at the end," said Dawid after the race. And what a race - what a paddler.  Who else could have come back from 200m behind to win? Dawid wins the 2007 Dubai Shamaal (Pic: Alain Jaques)

Dubai Shamaal 2007 - Live Coverage

Friday, 30 November 2007 08:00 | Written by
Welcome to's live coverage of the Dubai Shamaal.  There's so much high tension in the Paddlers' Village that you could power a city off it....  The tension isn't much less inside this office as we battle with communications and network connections!

Dubai Shamaal 2007 - update 11h00

Friday, 30 November 2007 03:57 | Written by
Just spoke to race officials Ali Maynard & Anton Erasmus who have already been out to sea this morning to lay the marks for the course.

Dubai Shamaal Race Day: Epic v Fenn

Friday, 30 November 2007 00:44 | Written by
Friday 30th November 2007, Dubai, UAE: The weather forecast has held up - and it looks like the perfect forecast for the race.  Windguru is calling a 15kt NW wind which is ideal for the course.

Dubai Shamaal 2007 – one day to go...

Thursday, 29 November 2007 16:15 | Written by
One day to go to the richest paddling event on the planet: the $53,000 Dubai Shamaal Surf Ski race.  The skis, decorated with the sponsors' stickers, are moved to the Paddlers' Village in front of the Meridien Hotel. The paddlers all had an early night... Dubai Dragons... the internationals to…
It's not often that you have the opportunity to see paddling legends like Greg Barton, Dean Gardiner and Oscar Chalupsky all together in one place.  Joe Glickman (a legend in his own right, author and adventurer) conducted a part interview, part panel discussion with the three of them in front of…

Shamaal Countdown – Incredible Race, Incredible Field

Wednesday, 28 November 2007 09:21 | Written by just arrived in Dubai to cover the $53,000 Shamaal race; the weather is perfect; the paddlers are flying in from all over the globe...

Dragon Run 2007 Race Report - Photos + Results

Saturday, 24 November 2007 16:03 | Written by
The Dragon has roared!  The inaugural Hong Kong Dragon Run was a great success by all accounts - perfect conditions, tough competition, brilliant organisation... Dawid Mocke wins the 2007 Dragon Run (Pic: Graham Uden) 

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