US Champs Coverage - ** updated **

Saturday, 20 September 2008 04:01 | Written by
Live commentary from the US Surfski Champs will begin at about 11h30 local time on (to find the time in San Francisco, fire up google and type time now "San Francisco").  The race will begin sometime between 12h00 and 13h00 depending on ship traffic in the bay. (Click on…
Heading into the sixth edition of the US Surf Ski Champs, just three men have won the coveted title in the City by the Bay: Greg Barton, Dawid Mocke, and Lewis Laughlin. The gate (Lewis Laughlin on right) (Pic: John Gunter) 
Gloucester, MA -- More than an hour into the Blackburn Challenge, a 20-mile race around Cape Ann, Erik Borgnes, up front in a gang of four, spotted a small grey fin rise above the ocean's glassy surface. As the dorsal fin grew steadily larger, he began chanting: "That's a seal...That's a…

Surfing the Potato Patch - Wavechaser finals (USA)

Wednesday, 05 March 2008 16:36 | Written by
[Editor: Never let it be said that US paddlers are fair-weather racers - only 6 skis finished the final race of the Wavechaser winter series, held in San Francisco Bay on the course of the US Surfski Champs.  Kenny Howell sent us the story...] Mike McNulty surfs towards the finish…
You've heard the term "a drinking team with a racing problem".  On some days that pretty much sums us up. 

Southern California Race Series

Saturday, 17 November 2007 03:19 | Written by
Sat 10th November marked the season premier for the Southern California race series. Warm, sunny weather made for great conditions at La Jolla Shores, San Diego where the event was staged. With more than 250 competitors attending, it was sure to be a fast paced race from the start. Southern…

NY Mayor's Cup - The Glickman Race Report ** Updated

Tuesday, 16 October 2007 16:12 | Written by
[Editor: Here's the Joe Glickman race report (now with full results and more photos)!  Photos are from Mireille Miller-Young and Ed Ackers who were on the escort boat.  See the end of the article for video links too...]    

New York Mayor's Cup - Live Coverage

Sunday, 14 October 2007 12:19 | Written by
Welcome to's live coverage of the 2007 New York Mayor's Cup.   We're going to do our usual thing of updating this page with text and photos which we hope to get from our correspondents on an escort boat - you'll need to refresh the page as you're watching…

NY Mayor’s Cup – Live Coverage

Thursday, 11 October 2007 08:34 | Written by
The 26.7mile (43km) Mayor's Cup race takes place on Sunday 14th October in New York, USA.  The race course takes the paddlers on a grueling circumnavigation of Manhattan Island. will be covering the event live...  

US Champs - Race Report

Friday, 05 October 2007 04:00 | Written by
[Editor: Well known New York based adventurer and writer Joe Glickman put this piece together about the 2007 US Surfski Championships.  Joe came 28th in the race.] Barry Lewin, Rami Zur & Zsolt Szadovszki sprint at the start (Photo: John Gunter) 

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