Results by tag: sweden

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 19:13 | Category : Latest Surfski News

So, it must be spring again! Because the Swedish Surfski Spring camp is on this weekend! It’s still a bone shaking 10degrees outside and the water hasn’t become warmer than a cold beer should be.

Thursday, 08 September 2011 09:06 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Ask any old grizzled surf ski paddler, especially one who's done precious little training, and they'll tell you that downwind specialists don't grow old, they just look for bigger runs. The Seamasters race started at 12.00 on the Sunday and when I looked at Windguru in the morning I was very happy what I saw on the computer. This was confirmed at the race briefing in Arkosund the morning by Erik Wallgren who told me said that when he put out the Thule Buoy at the finish the waves were at least 2 - 2.5 meters.

Wednesday, 06 July 2011 06:49 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Whilst epic battles were held in the tropical waters of Durban and Mauritius I was paddling in downtown Stockholm…

Sunday, 01 August 2010 20:35 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Olympian Tommy Karls won his second consecutive Seamasters Swedish Surfski Championships in testing conditions, holding off a charging Oscar Chalupsky who ended up second.

Friday, 30 July 2010 20:50 | Category : Latest Surfski News

South African Sean Rice won the surfski section of the Arctic Sea Kayak Race this afternoon – the first time surfskis have taken part in the spectacular event, held annually inside the Arctic Circle.

Thursday, 29 July 2010 12:23 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Paul Rosenquist, a Dutchman living in Sweden, sent this hysterical study of the ongoing culture clash that ensued when Oscar Chalupsky arrived to take part in this weekend’s Seamasters Surfski race.]

Saturday, 19 June 2010 08:24 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Registration for Seamasters - the Swedish Surfski Championships to be held at Arkösund/Oxelösund, Sweden on 31 July, 2010, is open.


Monday, 19 April 2010 07:45 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Peter Ekström, webmaster of, recently hosted a surfski training camp at Ekon, Sweden.  Clearly Swedish paddlers are keen (and tough) - the sea ice melted the day before the camp started...]

Thursday, 25 March 2010 08:46 | Category : Latest Surfski News

“Sweden is thawing fast,” said Seamasters race director Erik Wallgren, “but until a few days ago, you’d have to strap skates to your surfski…!”

Icy Sweden


Thursday, 30 April 2009 07:46 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Paul Rosenquist sent us this report on the first ever surfski paddling camp.  Swedish surfski paddlers are tough - winter is only just over and the water was still a crisp 4 degrees C.]

Winter this year was pretty severe - nearly all our paddling waters froze over. The odd weekend here and there I still managed to do some paddling but it usually meant long drives to the outer archipelago of Stockholm to find liquid water. The rewards though were always huge...

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