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World Series - Small steps to the big time...

Saturday, 10 December 2011 13:44 | Written by
Warning: This article features no feats of paddling prowess, no storied rivalries or snippets of macho trash-talking. There's nothing here about shark attacks or boat-breaking surf, nor do I speculate about the return of double Olympic medalist Nathan Baggaley, the brilliant ski paddler released from prison last month.

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World Series

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2012

Ocean Paddler World Series 2012

Thursday, 08 December 2011 07:23 | Written by
Dean Gardiner has announced the calendar for the 2012 Ocean Paddler World Series.  So far 16 events have joined the series with 8 to count.

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Global

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2012

Mocke and Eray - Oceanpaddler 2011 World Champs

Thursday, 01 December 2011 06:36 | Written by
The dust has settled and the new World Champs have been crowned. Congratulations to Dawid Mocke and Michelle Eray and the various age group winners who are the 2011 Oceanpaddler World Champions.

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World Series

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2011

Dawid Mocke wins the 2011 US Surfski Champs on the way to taking the world title Dawid Mocke wins the 2011 US Surfski Champs on the way to taking the world title

Perfect pre-Dragon Run prep for Tim Jacobs ** Rambo Video **

Thursday, 17 November 2011 12:59 | Written by
NOT even three-time world ironman champion Shannon Eckstein could stop Tim Jacobs on Saturday in the Vajda Narrabeen Downwind Challenge.

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Sydney, Australia

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12 Nov 2011

Tim Jacobs and the Nelo crocaski about to cross the line Tim Jacobs and the Nelo crocaski about to cross the line Credits: Rambo

King of the Coast - (Australia) – Rambo’s Video

Tuesday, 08 November 2011 17:30 | Written by
What do get when you take Clint Robinson, Jeremy Cotter, David Rhodes, Ben Allen, Bruce Taylor and host of other outstanding Aussie paddlers, mix them with a 15kt breeze and add some bumps?  Classic, cracking surfski racing.

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Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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30 October 2011

Clint Robinson on his way to claim the Queensland Title Clint Robinson on his way to claim the Queensland Title Credits: Rambo

Tim Jacobs wins Bondi to Watson’s Bay (again)

Sunday, 30 October 2011 19:51 | Written by
Sydney, Australia, 22 October 2011: With his third victory in as many races, Tim Jacobs continued his total dominance in the series.

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Sydney, Australia

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22 October 2010

2010 Bondi to Watson's 2010 Bondi to Watson's Credits: Rambo

Coomera Cup (Gold Coast, Aus) ** Video **

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 18:51 | Written by
Gold Coast City Marina Coomera Cup – A perfect race on a perfect Gold Coast day.  The second race of the Pacific Ocean Series was held at the Gold Coast City Marina on the Coomera River today with over 90 paddlers attending covering all categories Kayak, Ocean and Surf Ski,…

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Gold Coast, Australia

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18 June 2011

Tight dicing at the Coomera Cup Tight dicing at the Coomera Cup

2011 King of the Harbour (NZ)

Tuesday, 07 June 2011 06:57 | Written by
[Editor: apologies for the late posting of this report.  The race actually took place on 2 April] Olympic silver medallist Ben Fouhy celebrated his return to competitive kayaking with a win today in New Zealand's premier surf ski race the Contegro King of the Harbour. Under the clear blue sky's…

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Auckland, NZ

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2 April, 2011

Mike Walker leads Ben Fouhy during the 2011 King of the Harbour Mike Walker leads Ben Fouhy during the 2011 King of the Harbour Credits: www.sportzhub.co.nz

The Doctor (Aus): Rambo's Video (and The Nurse)

Saturday, 29 January 2011 07:45 | Written by
Last weekend's Doctor race in Perth ended with one of the tightest finishes ever as Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor charged the finish; TJ did the business as the two men ran up the beach to claim his first victory in the race.

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Perth, Australia

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22 Jan 2011

Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor sprint for the finish Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor sprint for the finish Credits: Tanya Mangold
Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor hit the beach together in one of the closest finishes of any surfski race - phenomenal when you consider they'd just raced for 27km and an hour and forty minutes!  Here are some great images of the finish from Malcolm Peacock - and a video…

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Perth, Australia

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22 Jan 2011

Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor (and Rambo!) Tim Jacobs and Bruce Taylor (and Rambo!) Credits: Malcolm Peacock

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