Kai Hing: one day he will be just like Mark Richards

Formerworld champion surfer Mark Richards is renowned for pushing the limits of performance surfing throughout the 1970’s and early 80’s. But today, he was wasn’t letting his own surfing take the limelight, rather mentoring Australia’s finest under 16 junior surfers participating in his MR Surf Camp.

MR, who won four consecutive World Titles from 1979 – 1982, spent the morning with the countries up-and-coming junior surf stars as they participated in mock heats on a day trip to South Stradbroke Island before returning to the mainland for some high performance sport training.


Xcel Open Ocean Paddleboard Race: it's tough

XcelWetsuits & UV Performance Gear will welcome over 100 of Australia’s best Paddleboarders to the Gold Coast this weekend for the 2010 Xcel Open Ocean Paddleboard Race.

For the uninitiated, paddleboards are streamlined, specialised craft that are designed for paddling long distances and riding open ocean swells. Coming is a range of sizes, they’re paddled surfboard style in either a prone or kneeling position.


Silvana Lima: South American supremacy

Silvana Lima (BRA), 25, has claimed the Movistar Peru Classic presented by IPD over Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 19, in clean two-to-three foot righthanders in San Bartolo.

Event No. 5 on the 2010 ASP Women's World Tour, the Movistar Peru Classic culminated in dramatic fashion today with some major upsets and stunning performances.