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OCEAN RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SET TO GO AHEAD WITH OFFICIAL STATUS

It’s faced a tumultuous lead-up, but organisers have declared they will meet the required competitor numbers to host a World Championships.

GORDAN HARBRECHT BREAKS FAMED THREE-MINUTE BARRIER FIVE TIMES IN DOWNWIND FOR THE AGES

German powerhouse Gordan Harbrecht had never broken the three-minute kilometre split… but that’s certainly not the case anymore.

THE PADDLER’S POD: EPISODE 12 with GRANT KENNY

He’s an ironman icon, an Olympic medalist and a five-time Molokai Champion… now the great Grant Kenny is a guest on The Paddler’s Pod!

THE PADDLER’S PROFILE: KARL STEFANOVIC

He’s one of Australia’s most recognisable celebrities, but few would be aware of Karl Stefanovic’s impressive surfski accolade.

NEW INITIATIVE ‘PUSHING THE LIMITS’ FOR FEMALE PADDLING

Two of Australia’s most experienced elite competitors have joined forces on a quest to support the female paddling community.

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IN THE BOAT with: ANA SWETISH

IN THE BOAT with: ANA SWETISH

It may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of downwind meccas, but Bellingham Bay has produced one of the world’s best in Ana Swetish.

IN THE BOAT with: VALENTIN HENOT

IN THE BOAT with: VALENTIN HENOT

Valentin Henot’s life has always revolved around the ocean but it took a trip to the other side of the world to realise how much he loved it.

IN THE BOAT with: BONNIE HANCOCK

IN THE BOAT with: BONNIE HANCOCK

The ironwoman champion reveals how surfski paddling reignited her passion for competition – as well as the struggles it brought with it.

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SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: ISRAEL

SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: ISRAEL

It may not be the first country that springs to mind when you think “downwind paradise”, but Israel’s claim to that title is a strong one.

SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: MALTA

SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: MALTA

Surfski paddling was only introduced to the Mediterranean island a decade ago, but its passionate community is making up for lost time.

SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: GERMANY

SURFSKI SPOTLIGHT: GERMANY

Largely unknown to the paddling community ten years ago, the cluster of small Spanish islands are now world leaders in surfski development.

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