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Wednesday, 29 August 2007 15:01 | Category : Latest Surfski News

More event announcements in Australia - the Ocean Challenge Series run by Ash Nesbit & Dean Gardiner in Western Australia and the East Coast Ocean Challenge run by Tom Woodriff and Stephen Ford...

Ocean Challenge Surf Ski Series

Monday, 06 August 2007 03:00 | Category : Latest Surfski News
ImageBreaking news: South Africans dominated the paddle categories of the 2007 Multiplex Avon Descent in Western Australia this weekend.  Sven Bruss won the singles, while brothers Daryl and Brett Bartho beat local rivals Ash Nesbit and Marcus Brockhurst in the team event.
Saturday, 17 March 2007 06:06 | Category : Latest Surfski News
ImageSydney Harbour once again played host to what is now Australia's biggest ocean paddling event.

Four hundred paddlers lined up under the harbour bridge and raced their way to Manly Cove in perfect Sydney Autumn conditions. Along with the paddlers two hundred ocean swimmers took on the grueling event. Racing as individuals, four and two person relay teams, the swimmers took off ninety minutes before the paddlers.

Sunday, 26 November 2006 16:00 | Category : Latest Surfski News

ImageThe big O sent us the link to his GPS track for the Perth World Cup Day 2 on Motionbased.com.


Some interesting stats: average speed 9.5mph/15.5kph; max speed 13.9mph/22.3kph.


According to MotionBased, the wind speed was 14-18mph/23-30kph WSW.


See below for some images from Google Earth... 

Saturday, 25 November 2006 21:20 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Team South Africa Sweeps Day One World Cup Surf Ski Champs


ImagePerth, November, 24: Last week at a tune up prior to day one of the World Cup Surf Ski race from Fremantle to Sorrento Beach, Oscar Chalupsky narrowly edged out fellow Durbanite Daryl Bartho, winning by just over 10 seconds. The biggest surprise wasn't so much that the 43-year-old Chalupsky won but that he finished first in a relatively flat sea, conditions that would normally favour his younger, faster rival.

Monday, 28 November 2005 12:57 | Category : Latest Surfski News

herman_leads_perth_1_151x100.jpgThe Surfski World Cup in Perth was held on the 19th and 20th of November.  This event is in its second year after being held for the first time last year. This year it was the 2nd leg of the fledgling Surfski World Series, the 1st leg being the King of the Harbour in Auckland New Zealand, and the 3rd and final leg being held in Tahiti on the 26th and 27th of November.

Monday, 21 November 2005 14:13 | Category : Latest Surfski News
herman_and_oscar_on_wave_151x101.jpgNovember 20, 2005 - Perth, Australia

Oscar Chalupsky came back with a vengeance in the 2nd and final day of the World Cup competition in Perth. After finishing a disappointing 5th on Day 1, Oscar won Sunday's Rottenest Island to Hillary Harbour stage comfortably. The win moved him into 2nd place overall, behind younger brother Herman in the overall standings. Herman easily won the first day of competition and finished a strong 2nd on Day 2.

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