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Van der Walt and Hartley master downwind runs to claim spoils

Bridgitte Hartley paddles in front of the Moses Mabhida Stadium during the Citadel Race, the second leg of the 2019 Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge. Lynne Hauptfleisch/
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Durban – Brandon van der Walt grabbed his first win of the Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge on Sunday while on her birthday Bridgitte Hartley cemented her place on top of the women’s standings with a second win in the series. Racing a Westerly out-and-back course from the Durban Undersea Club, van der Walt powered away from last week’s ...

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McGregor and Nixon taste success at Open Ocean Surfski Series


Durban – Just a week after their victories in Mauritius Hank McGregor and Hayley Nixon tasted success at this year’s Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge when they won the men’s and women’s title at the twelve kilometre Citadel Race at Vetch’s Beach on Sunday, opening their accounts at the popular four-race winter series. With Durban being buffeted by an ...

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