us champs

Saturday, 25 August 2007 13:53 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Zsolt Szadovszki - top US Surf Ski paddler;
Zsolt Szadovszki - top US Surf Ski paddler; Golden Gate behind - top US bridge (Photo: Martin Sundberg)


Renowned for its challenging course conditions, world-class competition and cosmopolitan venue, the 2007 US Surfski Championships in San Francisco will host an elite field of kayak racers from across America, as well as overseas competitors from South Africa, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, and Canada.
Sunday, 05 August 2007 04:15 | Category : Latest Surfski News

ImageEight weeks to the US Champs in San Francisco...  South African Dawid Mocke will be back to defend his title; Oscar Chalupsky will be participating for the first time...

There are signs that in San Francisco the guys are taking this race more seriously than ever before...

Sunday, 15 July 2007 18:49 | Category : Latest Surfski News

ImageThe organizers of the US Surfski Champs have confirmed that the event will take place on the weekend of 29/30 September 2007.

South African Dawid Mocke, the defending champion and winner of the 2005 event will be there as will Barry Lewin (also from South Africa) who was runner up last year.

Monday, 04 December 2006 21:04 | Category : Latest Surfski News

ImageTyrell Impson sent us a scary photo taken by Martin Sundberg of two surf skis in front of a fast moving ship.  The incident happened during the 2006 US Championships in San Fransisco Bay.

Greg Barton and Adam van Koeverden were focussed on negotiating the rough water when suddenly Adam realised that they weren't alone...

Greg tells the story:


Tuesday, 26 September 2006 10:52 | Category : Latest Surfski News

2006 U.S. Surfski Championships, Crissy Field, San Francisco, California


ImageAs people started gathering at Fort Baker for Friday’s Surfski Demo Day and Paddling Clinics, I am sure a few of them were thinking, “ What have I gotten myself into?” The winds were howling through the Gate at speeds of over 30 knots, whipping the bay waters into frothy whitecaps. While these west winds promised some great downwind surfing, they also meant a long haul into the wind outside the Gate to the usual #4 turn Buoy off Fort Cronkite. As predicted and quite the contrast, Saturday found racers waking to blue skies and calm conditions. The San Francisco Bay resembled a glassy mountain lake rather than the treacherous surfski playground it had been the day before.


Tuesday, 30 November 1999 02:00 | Category : Latest Surfski News

ImageTwo of South Africa's top surfski paddlers leave this week for San Francisco where one will be defending his title while the other sets out to prove himself on foreign waters.

Last year Cape Town's Dawid Mocke caused something of an upset at the USA National Surfski Championships by beating the field, including America's Greg Barton, a double Olympic gold medallist and past winner of the event.

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