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Sunday, 25 January 2009 12:17 | Written by
Wesley Echols of Rhode Island, USA announced today the launch of a new US surfski website -  Apart from the stories and info, Wesley has also launched a Getting Started Informational DVD which includes useful information on what to look for and consider when buying a new ski. {mosimage}
Monday, 12 January 2009 15:45 | Written by
I watched the ski roll downwind, and knew that I'd blown it - big time.  Not only was I faced with a 300m swim to the beach but the wind was blowing it offshore - with my paddle and my GPS.  And I'd just started advertising the ski for sale. …
Sunday, 04 January 2009 02:18 | Written by
[Editor: Paul Rosenquist took part in the recent Dubai Shamaal race.  He's from Sweden and is one of a small but rapidly expanding group of Swedish surfski enthusiasts.] After Dubai I headed home with even higher levels of enthusiasm for the sport of Surfski Paddling - the game of using…
Sunday, 28 December 2008 11:15 | Written by
29 year old Steve Kulcsar was knocked off his fishing kayak by a 5m Great White Shark near Long Reef, Sydney, Australia.  The shark circled him for a minute while he trod water and tried to get back on his craft.  {mosimage}
Thursday, 25 December 2008 06:55 | Written by
"Meet at Kalk Bay Harbour, 12:30 - huge waves!" So read the text message from Owen Middleton.  An unusual storm swell had entered False Bay and we were going to film some paddlers surfing the resulting waves just outside Kalk Bay Harbour. {mosimage}
Thursday, 11 December 2008 00:26 | Written by
[Editor: Craig Fisher's company, has been hosting our live commentary pages for the last couple of races.  For the Dubai Shamaal they re-wrote it and hosted it on three distributed servers so that it could take the load (we had over 1,800 people logged in from around the world. …
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 03:12 | Written by
[Editor: Paul Rosenquist is from Sweden - and is one of a number of European paddlers taking part in next week's $130,000 Dubai Shamaal race.  An avid convert to surfski, he told us of his introduction to our beloved sport.] {mosimage}
Friday, 14 November 2008 04:24 | Written by
Here's something completely different.  I walked into the Fish Hoek Surf Lifesaving Club a few weekends ago to find... paintings of paddling and lifesaving scenes.  "Who did these?" I asked. {mosimage}
Thursday, 13 November 2008 06:03 | Written by
Yep, it's official - as from 1 November 2008, Hank McGregor is the latest member of Team Epic... "I'm really chuffed," said Hank.  "River paddling is half my career and now I have a sponsor that can support me on the sea or on rivers - all over the world."…
Thursday, 13 November 2008 04:28 | Written by
[Editor: More indication that the sport is booming worldwide... Nigel Wall sent us this update on what's happening with Caribbean surfski paddling - this time in Trinidad & Tobago.] {mosimage}

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