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McGregor, Reyntjes win in Mauritius

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 14:30 |

Le Morne Pass, Mauritius - “I saw how wide his eyes were, and thought to myself, ‘this is serious’,” said Jasper Mocke.  His brother Dawid had been hit by a “bommie”, a massive breaking wave just outside La Prairie pass at Le Morne; his leash had broken and his surfski had blown away.

World class FNB Durban Downwind battle looms

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:19 |

Durban – Some the best surfski racers in the world will converge on Durban on the weekend of 25 and 26 June for the 2016 FNB Durban Downwind, setting the stage for another world class duel as the World Surfski Series title event draws top elite ocean racers to Durban idyllic wintery conditions for the 26km clash.

Aussie Michael Booth takes Durban Downwind

Saturday, 11 July 2015 17:54 |

Durban – The final race of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Series saw some fantastic downwind conditions as paddlers made their way from La Mercy on the North Coast to the Marine Surf Lifesaving Club on Saturday with Australian Michael Booth narrowly claiming a beach sprint over Matt Bouman with Michelle Burn showing her class to claim victory in the women’s race on Saturday.

Michael Booth Untouchable at Gatorade Clash of the Paddles

Friday, 20 June 2014 17:23 |

Rising star Michael Booth of the Gold Coast almost pulled off a complete sweep at the 2014 Gatorade Clash of the Paddles on Hamilton Island at the weekend. With ski events held over 3km, 7km, a 25km downwind course and an Eliminator sprint race, a quality field and serious cash on offer; it was expected that the spoils would be shared. But the hungry Booth proved almost untouchable over the course of the weekend, taking the overall honours in all events bar the lucrative Eliminator sprint race – where he still finished second!

Steelcase Dragon Run: The Year of the McGregor

Thursday, 28 November 2013 05:13 |

 Michael Booth is a small man with big muscles, an infectious smile, and a mop of blond hair piled in a floppy top knot:  part Popeye, part Eveready Bunny, part stylish Samurai. Just one kilometer into the 23-kilometer Steelcase Dragon Run, the 22-year-old Ironman from Surfers Paradise  glanced right -- all clear.  To his left, nothing but brackish chop.

"Holy shit," he thought, pre-race nerves supplanted by an adrenaline rush. "I'm leading!"

Maraamu Surfski Race - Tahiti

Monday, 02 September 2013 10:54 |

This year the Maraamu Surfski Race will take place on September 14. For the fifth edition, the organizing committee has the honor to welcome among the registrants, Dean Gardiner, Clint Robinson (Molokai 2013 Champion), Jeremy Cotter and  Michael Booth!  We also have confirmation from some New Zealanders and several other Australians!

EuroChallenge 2012 (Spain) - Day 2 ** Full Results **

Sunday, 06 May 2012 12:45 |

In another all-out heart-bursting sprint finish, Simon van Gysen managed to boost his ski's nose a few cm past Sean Rice to take the second EuroChallenge race along with the overall title.

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