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2008 British Open Flatwater Surfski Championship

Tuesday, 02 September 2008 02:38 | Written by
Organised by Cardiff Bay Kayakers, and sponsored by  Childsplay Surf Gear the 2nd British Flat Water Surfski Championships (sanctioned by RLSS & SLSA) will be held at Cardiff Bay on Saturday 27th September.
French Champion Benoit Le Roux went out hard from the start – and by the time he rounded the last buoy had built up a huge 3 minute lead on Oscar Chalupsky. But the last leg was directly downwind – and there was just enough wind to raise some small…

Surfski Paddlers Dominate at World Lifesaving Champs

Thursday, 07 August 2008 07:53 | Written by
Despite long-distance surfski having its roots in life saving ski paddling, there seems to have been a divergence between the two branches of the sport in the past few years. It is therefore very refreshing to see that there is still a lot of crossover between the top paddlers in…

North Sea Champs Race Report ** Results **

Saturday, 12 July 2008 18:53 | Written by
The first day of the North Sea Outrigger Canoe and Surfski Championships saw perfect conditions for the 20km, 2-lap course, which was won by South African Herman Chalupsky. Two lap course
The most competitive fleet of surfski paddlers ever assembled in Europe is about to compete in the North Sea Champs - including Oscar and Herman Chalupsky of South Africa. The scene yesterday evening at Surfers Paradise, Knokke, Belgium (Pic: Oscar Chalupsky)

Championchip at North Sea Champs

Friday, 11 July 2008 12:13 | Written by
Viewers from all over the planet followed the live Championchip GPS positions at the Durban World Cup two weeks ago - now they're at the North Sea Championships - where Oscar and Herman Chalupsky will challenge Europe's top surfski paddlers... Live GPS Positions during Durban World Cup
The North Sea Outrigger Canoe and Surfski Championships, to be held on 11th to 13th July 2008, is expected to see record numbers of paddlers.  The race is in its fifth year and has seen surfski participation steadily growing...  
Epic's General Manager (Europe), Boyan Zlatarev, provide his view of the recently held Hawaiian Sports Festival and German Cup (DKV). Official results provided by the race organisers and the photographs were taken by Fabrice Brulin (except where noted) from Tahiti who was there to promote Va'a Tahiti Outrigger boats. Winners…

2007 British Flat Water Surfski Championships

Sunday, 28 October 2007 06:03 | Written by
Within sight of the home of Welsh rugby, the majestic Millennium Stadium, and at a time when Welsh hopes of progressing in the Rugby   World Cup were being dashed at the hands of Fiji, brightness shone in Cardiff Bay at the birth of distance skis racing in the UK. On…

Swedish Surf Ski Championships

Wednesday, 05 September 2007 17:57 | Written by
Surfski paddling is taking off in Scandinavia - the first surf ski race ever in Sweden took place on September 1, 2007 near Arkösund.  The race course was 20km in calm weather.  Oscar Chalupsky, in Europe to attend the World Kayaking Championships in Hungary took the opportunity to participate in…
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