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ICF Ocean Racing World Cup Interview Clips

Monday, 20 November 2017 09:48 |

A feature of this year's ICF Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong was the radically improved live coverage - the streaming video feed combined with TracTrac live tracking kept a worldwide audience enthralled.  Canoe Planet posted a bunch of great post-race interviews on their Facebook page, which give fascinating insights from the athletes' point of view...  

Hayley Nixon wins 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong

Saturday, 18 November 2017 10:24 |

After a week of monsoon winds and rough seas, race day arrived with the worst possible conditions for the 3rd ICF Ocean Racing World Championships – windless, flat and muggy… Capricious Mother Nature!  But in racing, you work with what you get, and at least the flat seas offered some reassurance to the less experienced among the competitors.

McGregor and Nixon take FNB race in Durban

Friday, 17 February 2017 14:31 |

Durban - Another dose of crystal clear, flat conditions greeted paddlers on an unusual Tuesday evening for the Lettie Paddle Surfski Challenge, Race 7 of the 2017 FNB Surfski Series which saw another polished performance from Hank McGregor to take his sixth win of the series and the overall series spoils.

Hartley and McGregor Dominate - again!

Sunday, 12 February 2017 09:18 |

Durban - Hundreds of paddlers turned out on Addington Beach once again at the Borland Surfski Challenge, presented by Marriot. Race 6 of the 2017 FNB Surfski Series with all the participants revelling in the fine conditions and warm surf that the event has become known for.

Nixon takes FNB Series Race, McGregor Dominates

Sunday, 05 February 2017 10:13 |

Durban - Multiple marathon world champion Hank McGregor underscored his ocean racing class by claiming his fourth back-to-back win in the FNB Surfski Series, while Hayley Nixon, recently crowned women's World Surfski Series champion, powered home to take the ladies spoils.

McGregor's Back - and so is Burn

Saturday, 28 January 2017 18:06 |

Durban - A northerly wind on Friday night brought with it contrasting conditions to the FNB Surfski Series' previous three races, however it was a welcome change for many as Michelle Burn took advantage of the bigger conditions to open up her account at the Thule Surfski Challenge.

FNB Series - Now for Bouman and Nixon!

Saturday, 21 January 2017 18:18 |

Durban, South Africa - Having played runners-up in the opening two encounters of the series, Matt Bouman and Hayley Nixon shrugged off the bridesmaids tag to take their first wins respectively at the Daikin Surfski Challenge, Race Three of the 2017 FNB Surfski Series at Marine Surf Lifesaving Club on Friday evening.

McGregor and Hartley Repeat - FNB Series Race 2

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:00 |

Durban, South Africa: Typical summer rainfall could not dampen the spirits of one of the largest fields the iconic FNB Surfski Series has seen on Friday evening, as well over 300 paddlers took on either the long course, short course or stand-up paddle boarding race with Race 1 winners Hank McGregor and Bridgitte Hartley making it two wins from two at the sharp end of the field at Race two’s Funky Pants Surfski Challenge.

Hartley and McGregor take first series race in Durban

Saturday, 07 January 2017 20:13 |

Durban - With hundreds of excited paddlers lining the Addington Beach for the first race of the 2017 FNB Surfski Series on Friday, the race produced a big surprise as former Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley beat off the tough ladies competition to claim a maiden win at race one while stalwart Hank McGregor took the honours in the men's race.

Hank McGregor and Hayley Nixon Favorites for Durban Series

Thursday, 05 January 2017 14:58 |

Durban, South Africa – The Durban surfski fraternity will once again be treated to a spectacle when the country’s best surfski stars battle it out over the 10-leg FNB Surfski Series as world leaders and beginners alike take to the warm Indian Ocean waters from this Friday until March in one of the most popular series on the East Coast.

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