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Sunday, 09 December 2012 17:09 | Written by
Fish Hoek – Local paddler Jasper Mocke sounded an early warning on Sunday 9 December when he narrowly outsprinted his older brother Dawid to claim the iconic Peter Creese Lighthouse race, the first of three events making up the inaugural Fish Hoek Surfski Festival. Nikki Mocke dominated the women’s race,…
Saturday, 24 November 2012 22:31 | Written by
The heat and almost windless conditions made for brutal conditions two weeks ago when some of the world's best surfski paddlers lined up for the 2012 Steelcase Dragon Run.  But defending champion Tim Jacobs made it all look too easy...
Saturday, 24 November 2012 14:33 | Written by
[Editor: I’m currently battling with a low-level chronic inflamed rotator cuff. This kind of injury is endemic in our sport and whitewater professional Kim Russell wrote this article on rotator cuff rehab.  She kindly allowed us to republish the piece…]
Thursday, 22 November 2012 17:02 | Written by
A Cape Town summer institution is the Downwind Dash on Wednesday evenings - around 10km from Milnerton to Big Bay, Blouberg...  When the Atlantic swell is running big, it can be "interesting" both to launch and to survive at Big Bay!
Saturday, 17 November 2012 14:30 | Written by
Sun, southeaster, surfskis and four extraordinary races including the final Oceanpaddler World Series event… what’s not to like?  That’s the inaugural Fish Hoek Surfski Festival – kicking off on 9 December in Cape Town, South Africa.
Friday, 16 November 2012 08:02 | Written by
Dawid Mocke extended his lead in the Oceanpadder World Rankings last weekend, coming fifth in the Steelcase Dragon Run.  His lead is now almost unassailable with one race to go.
Sunday, 11 November 2012 05:16 | Written by
“Yeah, it was alright mate!” said Tim Jacobs.  “I relaxed until Nine Pins and then seem to find a nice rhythm.  I got ahead of the rest of the guys and never saw them again.”  He looked as though he'd just been for a quiet walk in the park -…
Friday, 09 November 2012 01:58 | Written by
The jetlag is still pretty bad; at 6am my body tells me it’s really midnight and I should be deeply unconscious.  I reach across for my friend the iPhone (bought a local sim at the airport, HK$88 for 7 day unlimited data plan, awesome!) to check the latest weather forecast…
Sunday, 04 November 2012 18:20 | Written by
The sixth edition of the Dragon Run will take place on Saturday, 10 November and it’s set to be a cracker – in more ways than one.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 07:54 | Written by
Jasper Mocke is now just six points behind his older brother Dawid (after discards).  There are just two races to go and it's going down to the wire...

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