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EuroChallenge 2012 (Spain) - Day 1

Sunday, 06 May 2012 07:55 | Written by
“Van Gysen is pulling ahead of McGregor… it’s his race to lose.  No!  He’s heading for the harbor instead of the buoy…  He’s realized; he’s turned.  McGregor’s right up with him!  He’s around, they’re sprinting for the finish…”

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Villajoyosa, Alicante, Spain

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5-6 May 2012

Lined up and ready to go - EuroChallenge 2012 Lined up and ready to go - EuroChallenge 2012 Credits: Sally Mellish

Ohana Mana Cup downwind in 2012

Sunday, 18 March 2012 18:36 | Written by
Guido Cali, organizer of the Ohana Mana Cup (Italy), has confirmed that this the event will be (weather permitting) a downwind race…  37km’s worth!  

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Villasimius, Italy

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29-30 Sep 2012

Downwind - Sardina style Downwind - Sardina style
Villajoyosa, Alicante, Spain: It’s confirmed: the fourth edition of the EuroChallenge is part of the Ocean Paddler World Series.  The event takes place from 4-6 May, 2012.

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Villajoyosa, Alicante, Spain

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4-6 May 2012

EuroChallenge 2012 EuroChallenge 2012

Sweden's Seamasters Race: Get Red or Go Home

Thursday, 08 September 2011 09:06 | Written by
Ask any old grizzled surf ski paddler, especially one who's done precious little training, and they'll tell you that downwind specialists don't grow old, they just look for bigger runs. The Seamasters race started at 12.00 on the Sunday and when I looked at Windguru in the morning I was…

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Arkösund/Oxelösund, Sweden

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28 August 2011

Black boat on a black sea - stealth Chalupsky... Black boat on a black sea - stealth Chalupsky... Credits: Tomas Enberg

Nelo Summer Challenge 2011 ** updated **

Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:31 | Written by
Nelo certainly know how to put on a beach party of note: this weekend it’s the Nelo Summer Challenge – a 10km downwind race and a fun knockout sprint event on Sunday.  And the array of paddling talent at the event is astounding...
Nelo Summer Challenge Nelo Summer Challenge Credits: Nelo

2011 Breizh Ocean Racing (France)

Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:10 | Written by
Following the success of the 2010 edition of the 'Breizh Ocean Racing', this year, the event is moving a little further into the Atlantic Ocean.It will take place around Ploudalmézeau in Brittany, France from October 7th to 9th.

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Ploudalmézeau, Brittany, France

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7-9 Oct 2011

Stéphane Roudaut in typical Breizh conditions! Stéphane Roudaut in typical Breizh conditions!
In beautiful Vesterålen, Norway, the Arctic Sea Kayak Race has been ongoing for a week with different activities. Today was the final day with the ICF World Cup Surfski race as the main event.

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Vesterålen, Norway

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29 July, 2011

Sean Rice - ASKR champion for the second time Sean Rice - ASKR champion for the second time Credits: Peter Svensson www.kayakr.net

Icon Classic 2011 **Full Results**

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 08:01 | Written by
Woolacombe, North Devon, UK: The second year of the Icon Classic Ski Race from Woolacombe to Combe Martin proved to be an outstanding event for Britain’s top ski paddlers.  Joining the line-up were 1 Spanish, 1 Portuguese and 2 Australian paddlers.

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Woolacombe Bay, Devon, UK

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9 July 2011

Dan Latham came third in the 2011 Icon Classic Dan Latham came third in the 2011 Icon Classic Credits: Ingrid Kvale

Aterra Wavechallenge (Sweden)

Wednesday, 06 July 2011 06:49 | Written by
Whilst epic battles were held in the tropical waters of Durban and Mauritius I was paddling in downtown Stockholm…

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Viken-Helsingborg, Sweden

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2 July 2011

Tommy Karls, heading out to the lighthouse near Viken Tommy Karls, heading out to the lighthouse near Viken Credits: All pics by Leif Davidsson, Aterra

Sean Rice off to the Arctic to defend title

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 07:11 | Written by
Last year saw the first surfski race in the Arctic Circle – and South African Sean Rice won by over 20 minutes.  This year it may not be so easy…

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Skipnes, North Norway

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29 July 2011

Sean Rice paddling in unusual surroundings! Sean Rice paddling in unusual surroundings!
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