perth world cup

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 16:33 | Category : Latest Surfski News

"I didn’t have a specific race plan or line," wrote Jasper Mocke in his post-race report, "but being in front and staying there seemed like a good idea!"  

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 07:48 | Category : Latest Surfski News

With Kristyl Smith and Kirsty Holmes busy with the surf IronWoman races, and last year’s winner Michele Eray looking into her crystal ball and foreseeing a headwind, this year was perfectly set up for local Ruth Highman to take her first ‘Doctor’ title.

Saturday, 21 January 2012 14:36 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Perth, Australia: Freshwater's Tim Jacobs today became the first man to win back-to-back Doctor ocean ski events in hot, flat, unforgiving conditions in Perth [Editor: actually the second: Oscar Chalupsky won in 2005 and 2006!].

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 08:35 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Perth, Australia: Five-time Olympian and Australia’s most celebrated surf lifesaver Clint Robinson will take a diversion from his London Olympic campaign to go for The Doctor in Perth this weekend.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 06:27 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Jeremy Cotter knows there will be no time to slacken off if he wants to add his name to the coveted list of champions who have won Australia’s premier ocean ski paddling race – “The Doctor” in Perth this Saturday.

Tuesday, 16 December 2008 02:25 | Category : Latest Surfski News

For those who haven't visited "the doctor" this is your chance. This doctor won't check your throat or grab you by the balls and ask you to cough. This doctor may make you feel sick but more than likely he'll make you feel great.


Friday, 07 December 2007 14:18 | Category : Latest Surfski News

"We've got the best field of paddlers ever for the Perth World Cup," said Race Director Ash Nesbit.  "All the guys from Dubai except Hank McGregor, plus a whole lot of hungry Aussie locals."

Perth World Cup 2006
Perth Race Start 2006
Thursday, 06 December 2007 17:09 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The Surfski circus moves down under this weekend when the world's top paddlers take part in the Rottness Island to Sorrento Beach race in Perth, Australia, on Saturday, with Oscar Chalupsky under pressure as he aims for a hat-trick.

Oscar Dubai Shamaal 2007
Oscar crosses the finish in Dubai (Pic: Wouter Kingma)

Sunday, 26 November 2006 22:14 | Category : Latest Surfski News
ImagePerth, November 25


Standing next to his ski waist deep in the water, Oscar Chalupsky eyed the flat sea as he waited for the gun on the second day of the two-day World Cup in Perth.  Having won the first day, his challenge was simple: win again and the overall title was his. But with the winner of the second day awarded twice as many points as the winner of the first, if he finished behind Daryl Bartho, brother Herman, or Aussie Ash Nesbit he could fall out of the top three.


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


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... 

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