April 11, 2019

The women’s race for the 2019 edition of the Freedom Paddle surfski race around Robben Island on 27 April has been shaken up by the confirmation that the defending champions have split up, and current world champ Hayley Nixon has done a deal to reform her partnership with Michelle Burn that took them to the

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April 11, 2019

The second edition of the Freedom Paddle surfski race around Robben Island on Freedom Day 27 April, will come to the aid of the Alpha Surf Lifesaving Club that provides critical services to the event but has been hampered by a spate of break-ins. The Strandfontein-based club provides on-water safety to the Freedom Paddle, and

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April 11, 2019

As entries for the second edition of the Freedom Paddle surfski race around Robben Island on Freedom Day 27 April approach 250 athletes and close in on the record for a Western Cape surfski race, organisers have confirmed a prize-pool that is almost ten times more that the prizes offered for the successful inaugural race.

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April 11, 2019

Entries for the second edition of the Freedom Paddle on Freedom Day, Saturday 27th April have already doubled the entry received for the inaugural event last year, with the race organisers hoping to set a new record for a Cape surfski race entry. Last year 120 surfski paddlers took part in the 27km surfski race

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February 15, 2019

After its successful debut in 2018, plans are afoot to grow and expand the Freedom Paddle surfski race around Robben Island on Freedom Day in April. This now includes a surfski series in the build-up to the race and a substantially bolstered Freedom Paddle race on 27 April. At the conclusion of last year’s race,

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