Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Oscar Chalupsky ready for historic Molokai Challenge bid

Posted by Alexa Lombard on Saturday, May 18, 2013,

Durban - Shortly before midnight South African time on Sunday Oscar Chalupsky will start his bid for a record-extending 13th title in the world's tough surfski race, the Molokai Challenge in Hawaii, and in the process put down a marker to all sports as he attempts to win the title as 50 year old athlete.

Oscar Chalupsky
Chalupsky has dominated the 52km race from the island of Molokai across the Kaiwi channel to the town centre of Hawaii Kai on the island of Oahu since he first won it in 1983 as...

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Sean Rice's thoughts on winning his 1st SA Single Ski Title.

Posted by Alexa Lombard on Sunday, May 5, 2013,
This weekend I achieved a personal goal that I have been chasing for a number of years. I won my first Senior South African Surfski title! After a huge training block it was a fantastic feelling for me but It was also a very important weekend because it was to be the first EVER selection trial to choose a team to represent South Africa at the first EVER official World Surfski Championships in Portugal in July. A truely historic stepping stone for the sport and this was more than enough motiva...
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