us champs

Friday, 24 August 2012 06:37 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Despite the un-video-friendly conditions (low light/foggy), Rambo did a great job of this one.  Look out for the flying ski in the surf at the start...!  

Wednesday, 31 August 2011 14:31 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The day after the main event of the US Surfski Champs, the doubles race was almost as fiercely contested...  Rambo was still there to capture the action and here's the result...  Great stuff - as usual.

Sunday, 14 August 2011 09:31 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Dawid Mocke dominated the US Champs today, while Michele Eray overcame the pain of an arm injury to take the women’s title by over 11 minutes!

Wednesday, 01 September 2010 11:38 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The second day of the US Surfski Championships event is supposed to be a laid-back: a doubles race followed by a fun relay.  But, “Fark this was exhausting just to watch the sprint finish!” said the irrepressible Rambo who captured the moment on video.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 10:30 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: John Dye sent us this great piece on the US Champs – race reports tend to carry the viewpoint of the elite paddlers, and it’s great to hear from paddlers who are a little more like the rest of us!]

Sunday, 29 August 2010 22:12 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Rambo just posted his video of the US Surfski Champs – and boy, is it ever worth the wait!  Here it is – along with Dawid Mocke’s perspective of the race]

Sunday, 22 August 2010 09:12 | Category : Latest Surfski News

As we hit the final stretch to the finish, my shoulder muscles were in agony; my fingers felt as though they were about to fall off; my breath was coming in short gasps.... and I was just typing the commentary...

Thursday, 19 August 2010 21:15 | Category : Latest Surfski News

San Francisco bay is a unique venue for a surfski race – the wind blows every afternoon funnelling through the Golden Gate, and the currents play a huge role in the conditions.

Sunday, 13 September 2009 11:43 | Category : Latest Surfski News

I met Dean Gardiner in Chicago in 1994. It was my second year of paddling and we were in Chicago at the start a month-long stage race from Chicago to New York. He’d recently won Molokai and the forecast for 20 knot winds for our 33 mile crossing of Lake Michigan left him giddy.


Dean Gardiner - brilliant 3rd place in San Francisco (Pic: Lesley Brown)

Sunday, 23 August 2009 11:43 | Category : Latest Surfski News


San Francisco, California 22 August 2009: "The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco" - attributed (incorrectly!) to Mark Twain.

US Surfski Champs 09

Pic: Roger Dunn

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