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Sunday, 15 July 2012 16:31 | Written by
If you're ever on the water in Sydney Australia, and you see a large red blob thrashing its way towards you on a surfski, odds are that it's the famous (or is it infamous?) Fat Paddler... It was my privilege to meet the Fat Paddler a few weeks ago -…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 14:28 | Written by
This is a great little video from the Epic training centre in Tarifa, Spain.  What stands out for me is the look of the conditions - beautifully shaped, big waves, cracking downwind...  
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:20 | Written by
Here's a great little clip from Vancouver, Canada.  I'm not sure who the paddlers are but I think I recognise a certain Think-er in there and I'm guessing Bob Putnam is on the water too.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 10:55 | Written by
The monthly paddling magazine show Best 4 Beyond the Paddle is broadcast on SuperSport to its subscriber base and is now partnered by a monthly live web streaming chat show that is designed to compliment the satellite broadcast. Largely talk driven, it features a studio guest and the opportunity for…
Sunday, 03 June 2012 10:46 | Written by
In September I’m returning to Bulgaria for the second time, with a small group of paddlers to kayak on the Black Sea. For years I’d wanted to travel to Bulgaria - it’s got wild open spaces, a happy Lev to US dollar relationship, haunting music, and those uber cool Soviet-era…
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 19:13 | Written by
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.
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 09:07 | Written by
Richard Kohler, attempting to circumnavigate the SA coastline for charity, has been hammered for the third time by the unforgiving KwaZulu-Natal conditions.
Thursday, 08 December 2011 06:48 | Written by
The email was brief: “Newsflash - Richard was attacked by a shark. He is safe, but his surfski is seriously damaged (entire rudder system trashed).”  Later came an update: “Richard is safe, though he had to stop 3 times on his paddle today to empty his boat. “
Thursday, 01 December 2011 17:49 | Written by
A solo Cape Town paddler is braving the entire South African coastline on a kayak, a first-ever attempt, to raise awareness and funds for children born with cleft lips and palates.
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 19:03 | Written by
Here are the 2011 Surfski World Rankings, courtesy of Dean Gardiner and Ocean Paddler who have put it all together...

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