Kruger, Shuttleworth and Rudner win first surfski race

Paddlers on the long course battle the shore break as they reach Newark Beach PHOTO: Larry Bentley

THE first leg of the Kenart Zululand Surfski Series organised by the Zululand Kayak Club took place on Saturday.

The first race sponosored by Inkwazi Engineering consisted of a long and short course.

Line honours in the long course were taken by Keagon Kruger in a time of 51:07.

Winner of the long course, Keagon Kruger finishes in a time of 51:07

He was followed by Mike Stevens in 52:35 and Nigel Stevens in 55:07.

A double crew of Michael Shuttleworth and Ziggy Rudner were first across the line in the short course in 45:10.

They were followed by Craig Hardwick (47:14) and doubles crew Mark and Rupert Henderson finished in 50:54.

The second race in the series, sponsored by Scribante, will be held on Saturday, 25 February.

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Larry Bentley
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