Category Archives for "Paddling Experiences"

Surf Ski Training at Mooloolaba Beach

Surf ski Training Mooloolaba

Surf ski training at Mooloolaba beach is always fun.  Every Wednesday morning the crew gathers to practice.  Today was no different except the swell was at around two metres and I couldn’t participate.  So I decided to get some footage of the crew in action. Below is some footage of the paddlers practicing “ins and outs”.  […]

Paddling Runners in the Ocean with a Surfski

Surfski Runners Mooloolaba Beach

If there’s one reason why I took up paddling it’s to catch runners at Mooloolaba Beach.  Here’s why… For some years now I have been swimming at Mooloolaba Beach a few times a week with a group called the “Mooloolaba Beach Bums”.  Sometimes, when the conditions are right, we see surfski riders catching runners from the […]

Ski Stability – There’s No Substitute For Paddling Time

Surf Ski Stability

It’s been three weeks since I started paddling and joined Buck’s program.  My stability has improved hugely and my confidence is high.  So what did I do to improve stability?  Let me explain. The first tip I got from fellow paddlers is that there’s no substitute for paddling time; i.e. spending time in the ski.  […]

Ski Stability vs Speed on the Water

Ski Stability Versus Speed

Find Out What Brought Me Back to Earth This Week Do you prefer ski stability or speed?  I’ve made my choice.  Here’s why… After a few lessons with Buck in the last 2 weeks I have been feeling quite confident in the ski.  So today I decided to test myself in the surf.  Here’s what […]