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Perth's Prodigal Son One To Watch For The Doctor

Friday, 20 January 2012 10:43 | Written by
Perth, Australia: Tomorrow's Rottnest Island to Sorrento Doctor Ocean Ski race could well favour Western Australia's  prodigal son Ben Allen.

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Perth, Australia

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21-22 Jan 2012

Ben Allen dicing with Dawid Mocke at the 2010 Dubai Shamaal Ben Allen dicing with Dawid Mocke at the 2010 Dubai Shamaal Credits: www.surfski.info
Perth, Australia: Five-time Olympian and Australia’s most celebrated surf lifesaver Clint Robinson will take a diversion from his London Olympic campaign to go for The Doctor in Perth this weekend.

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Perth, Australia

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22 Jan 2010

Clint Robinson wins the 2009 Doctor Clint Robinson wins the 2009 Doctor
By Jeremy Cotter’s own lofty standards, 2011 was a year he’d like to forget.  From the end of 2007 to 2010, the 32-year-old former ocean ironman reached the podium in every ski race he started, at home and abroad. In 2010, for example, he was third at Molokai, second in…

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Sydney, Australia

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14 Jan 2012

Jeremy Cotter on the way to win the 2012 Fenn Cup in Sydney Jeremy Cotter on the way to win the 2012 Fenn Cup in Sydney Credits: Greg Kitto

Cotter reveals remedy for Perth Doctor (Aus)

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 06:27 | Written by
Jeremy Cotter knows there will be no time to slacken off if he wants to add his name to the coveted list of champions who have won Australia’s premier ocean ski paddling race – “The Doctor” in Perth this Saturday.

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Perth, Australia

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21-22 Jan 2012

Jeremy Cotter - in Hong Kong in 2009 Jeremy Cotter - in Hong Kong in 2009
Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on competing in the 2012 Oceanpaddler World Series.  The event calendar, the points, the categories and prize money explained.  (NB: Steelcase Dragon Run now on 10 Nov 2012, NOT 17 Nov.)

The Doctor (Aus): Bruce Taylor on the hunt for victory

Thursday, 12 January 2012 08:30 | Written by
You wouldn’t blame Gold Coast-based ski paddler Bruce Taylor if he still had nightmares of Tim Jacobs coming from the clouds to claim victory in last year’s dramatic finish to “The Doctor “– Australia’s biggest and most successful ocean ski paddling event.

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Perth, Australia

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21-22 Jan 2012

The Doctor 2011: Tim Jacobs catches that vital run into the beach to pass Bruce Taylor The Doctor 2011: Tim Jacobs catches that vital run into the beach to pass Bruce Taylor
It might not boast the bronzed beach culture synonymous with ocean sports, but the southern Australian state of Victoria is blessed with one of the world’s most stunning – and thrilling – coastlines for downwind ocean paddling. And, while still in it’s infancy on the world stage, the Graeme Long…

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Urquhart's Bluff, Victoria, Australia

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14 Jan 2012

Some of Australia’s best paddlers diced it out at the Vajda 20 Beaches Ocean Classic this year – but Olympian Clint Robinson showed overwhelming form and finished 1 1/2 minutes ahead of his nearest rival, Tim Jacobs.

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Sydney, Australia

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17 Dec 2011

Action in the shorebreak at the finish of the 20 Beaches! Action in the shorebreak at the finish of the 20 Beaches! Credits: Jon Dibbs http://jondibbs.smugmug.com/

Ben Allen wins ICF East Coast Champs (Aus)

Monday, 19 December 2011 21:19 | Written by
In the International Canoe Federation World Ocean East Coast Championships, Kurrawa SLSC lifesaver Ben Allen took the honours from Northcliffe Ironman Cory Hill with another Sunshine Coaster Paul Green taking third.
Ben Allen, Cory Hill and Paul Green celebrate their podium finishes at Coffs Harbour yesterday Ben Allen, Cory Hill and Paul Green celebrate their podium finishes at Coffs Harbour yesterday Credits: Hanson Media

Seventh title for Tim Jacobs at 20 Beaches?

Friday, 16 December 2011 09:50 | Written by
If Tim Jacobs wins 20 Beaches tomorrow, he’ll extend his record tally of victories to seven…  And given his form in Hong Kong where he won the Dragon Run against arguably the toughest field in history, it’s difficult to see who could stop him.

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Sydney, Australia

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17 Dec 2011

Tim Jacobs - winning the 2010 event. Tim Jacobs - winning the 2010 event.

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