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Nelo Summer Challenge – Dawid’s Audio Ambush

Dawid Mocke’s #AudioAmbush Paddlers, supporters and crew were subject to interrogation by Dawid Mocke in the Axis Ofir Hotel ahead of the 2015 Nelo Summer Challenge. Touching on some rather pertinent issues, this is what they had to say: Dawid’s Take Dawid Mocke gives us his impressions of the event and the effort that has […]

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Paddling Life Lessons – Attack the waves!

Thinking back to my first national surf lifesaving competition (or Carnival as us Lifesavers call it) I literally get a cold shiver.  I was a Junior, 16 years old, and this was my first experience of the mighty Natal South Coast. My heart in my throat I remember how the beach would shudder with the […]

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A View From the River – The Gorge Paddling Festival

The Columbia River The Columbia River cuts its way through snowy mountain peaks and pine tree covered slopes between the states of Washington and Oregon in America’s Pacific North West. It’s a mighty body of water, coffee coloured and a mile wide in places. For thousands of years it’s been home to Native American’s who […]

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Key Moments: Jasper’s North American Surfski Tour.

Key Moments: Races mostly follow the same patterns with key moments in every event being the variable that influences results. Over the years I have become fascinated by how results in certain categories are largely predictable even though there are so many moments in a race that the status quo can be upended. I have […]

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2015 Avon Descent

The Unbrok3n K3 combination of Matt Coutts, Brett McDonald and Ben Dallin became the first K3 to take line honours at the Avon Descent in Australia. The trio crossed the line in 08:49:01.79, almost 20 minutes ahead of Brendan Rice who was the first K1 in the 2015 edition of the 42 year old, 124 km […]

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2015 U.S. Surfski Champs Summary

  Sean Rice made it three wins from his last three races after winning his third consecutive U.S. Surfski Championships title in San Francisco on Saturday. In an epic duel with Jasper Mocke and Michael Booth, Rice took line honours with just over a minute on Mocke with Booth a further 44 seconds behind. Teneale Hatton showed […]

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