#MockeMaxims – Balance comes from Paddling. Take that first stroke! When presenting the OCEAN ABC of PADDLING, one of the first lessons I teach is that “Balance Comes From Paddling”. It’s like riding a bicycle. You can’t stay upright on a bike without pedalling. By pedalling forwards you find your balance. It’s the same in […]
Stroke by Stroke Blog
Listen to our interview with Jasper Mocke. Jasper Mocke talks to us ahead of the 2015 U.S. Surfski Champs taking place in San Francisco this weekend. Jasper was 3rd at the Canadian Surfski Champs, Second at the Gorge Paddling Festival and hopes to go one-up at the 2015 USSSC. Good Luck Jasper!
I have paddled downwind in many places on this planet. I have also attended almost all of the races that are on offer. Of the precious few that I have never done before the Gorge Downwind Paddling Festival is currently sitting right at the tippety top of the MUST-DO list! This long standing event, traditionally […]
The 2015 Canadian Surfski Champs was once again a amazing event set in a beautiful part of the world. As always the racing at the top end of the field was tough, but by and large it can be said that just being a part of the event is a wonderful experience and well worth […]
Hunting Line Honours! Take a look at the K3 Team of Matt Coutts, Ben Dallin and Brett Mcdonald tripping a low Avon River, Western Australia. History of the Team. So why UNBROK3N? In 2014, a group of 3 friends set about tackling the 124km, 2 day white water marathon paddling event, The Avon Descent. The 3 is […]
#MOCKEMAXIMS – Never sacrifice stability for speed. One of the biggest mistakes made by aspiring paddlers is buying a paddling craft (Surfski or Kayak) that is too unstable for their ability. In over ten years of coaching and teaching at our Surfski School in Fish Hoek; as well as 20 years of competitive paddling, it […]