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The end of the Pili Pili era

The end of the Pili Pili era

(Feedback by Gary Van Rooyen) Thursday’s forecast predicted epic KITING weather for the SUP race day!! The paddling die-hards tightened their tie-down straps and left home. They were off to the well-known Breede River Lodge hosting the “Pili Pili Whale of a Race" in...

Downwind Mavericks race day

Downwind Mavericks race day

In the middle of June, when paddlers have grown weary of the Cape’s windless winter days, the banter on the local chat group can quickly escalate into a very interesting plot.   A restless Young Gun, ever eager for more paddling, passes a glib comment to the SUP...

ICF 2022 SUP – DISTANCE: Weathering the storm on day two

ICF 2022 SUP – DISTANCE: Weathering the storm on day two

A sombre grey sky and a fierce wind reset the clocks on day two of the ICF World SUP Champs, causing the organisers to twice amend the start times just to wait out the gusts! It was not necessarily third time lucky for paddlers at the overloaded start lines as the...

ICF 2022 SUP – SPRINTS: Fireworks on day one

ICF 2022 SUP – SPRINTS: Fireworks on day one

The South Africans have stamped their presence on Poland's ICF World SUP championship with a blazing start in the sprint arena and a good few wins to take the paddling world by surprise! Our first athlete in the Men's 40+ lineup today was Murray James. We were...