Knysna Lagoon Challenge 2013

The Knysna Lagoon Challenge is part of the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival and will take place at the Knysna Yacht Club on Sunday 30th June, 2013. This is a flat water canoe race across the Knysna Lagoon to the Knysna Heads. There are four race categories: the main race is a K1 race, but K2’s and surfskis are also welcome to enter.

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Sea Dog Surfski Time-trial series 2012/2013 continues

The Sea Dog Paddle Series is held every Friday at 18h00 at Fish Hoek Beach at the Fish Hoek Lifesaving Club. The motley crew that pitch up on the beach each Friday adhere to the tag-line “Never Cancelled”. This was how I got back into paddling in 2012 in preparation for Totalsports Challenge 2013.

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DownWind Dash

The DownWind Dash is held on Wednesday’s, and is a paddle from Milnerton Lighthouse to Big Bay Blouberg in downwind conditions (when Cape Town’s prevailing summer South Easter is blowing). Mastering downwind paddling seems to be the aspect of the sport that paddlers seem to aspire to, and it certainly is not as easy as you might think it would be. The reward when getting it right is a thrilling ride which will keep any ocean-lover coming back for more!

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The Knysna Big 5 2013

I have run the Knysna Half and the Knysna Marathon, but this year I have gone big and entered the Knysna Big 5 Sport Challenge! The Challenge is now in it’s 4th year. Whilst each event has it’s own organiser, the Big 5 Challenge is organised by Magnetic South, and entry is through them.

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