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Sydney Paddlers prepare for Molokai

Sunday, 28 March 2010 10:00 | Written by
In Sydney, preparation for Molokai s is now in full swing. Bridge to Beach was the last of the season's races in Sydney and the next thing on the cards is Molokai or the Durban World Cup.
If you play rugby or cricket or have finished in the top 20 at Molokai, this race report may not be for you. The Phatwater Challenge, a 42-mile race down the Mississippi, is a four-hour paddle with nary a bump to surf or world class ski paddler to sink your…

MAYOR’S CUP ‘09: The Gods Must Be Freezing

Thursday, 29 October 2009 16:39 | Written by
"....The sea was angry that day my friends, like an old man trying to return soup at a deli" - George Costanza, "Seinfeld:  The Marine Biologist". Sean Brennan of Team USA heads up through the maelstrom of the Hudson River (Pic: Suzy Allman)
South African Sean Rice won the 2009 NY Mayor’s Cup race this morning in grueling conditions, holding off a strong challenge from Bevan Manson (SA) and Jaka Jazbec (Italy). Evergreen Olympian Greg Barton (US) came fourth. {mosimage} 

NYMC - Pre-race interviews

Sunday, 18 October 2009 02:11 | Written by
Joe Glickman interviews the NY Mayor's Cup paddlers the evening before the race.  The weather outlook is challenging to say the least with 4 degree C temperatures and a blustery wind... Should be interesting! {mosimage}  

MAYOR’S CUP ‘09: Rebuild It and Some Will Come

Thursday, 08 October 2009 02:58 | Written by
"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere." ~Frank A. Clark  {mosimage}

US SURF SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS: Just a Bit of Chop (mate)!

Sunday, 13 September 2009 11:43 | Written by
I met Dean Gardiner in Chicago in 1994. It was my second year of paddling and we were in Chicago at the start a month-long stage race from Chicago to New York. He’d recently won Molokai and the forecast for 20 knot winds for our 33 mile crossing of Lake…

Chicago Shoreline Marathon - Full Results

Sunday, 30 August 2009 12:16 | Written by
Rough weather forced the organizers to revert to plan B - a 29km/16mi out and back course gave the paddlers a 14km downwind run followed by a 14km grind into the wind. {mosimage} 
San Francisco, California 22 August 2009: "The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco" - attributed (incorrectly!) to Mark Twain. Pic: Roger Dunn

US Surfski Champs - Race day...

Saturday, 22 August 2009 11:10 | Written by
The forecast looks good, the paddlers are fuelling up...  And we'll open live commentary on surfski.info in about 5 hours time at 12h00 Pacific Time. {mosimage}   

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