Archive of Uno

Think Future with Shaw and Partners

on June 11th, 2018 in Shaw and Partners, Think Future, Uno, Uno Max by | Comments Off

I’m delighted to announce our new race team and sponsorship, Think Future with Shaw and Partners.   Young paddlers are one of the lowest represented groups in surfski racing in terms of numbers, for a various reasons. Think Future is setting about changing that, by supporting a bunch of young…

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Makai Madness

on February 22nd, 2018 in mackenzie hynard, Racing, Team Think, Think, Uncategorized, Uno by | Comments Off

Second weekend of February, and it only means one thing. Hitching up a trailer of surfskis and heading south to Ulladulla for the annual Makai Cup. There’s always excitement watching the wind charts for the week ahead of the event, praying for the strong Summer North East breezes. Unfortunately the…

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Uno Max Review by Sean Rice

on March 26th, 2012 in Equipment, Racing, Rudders, Sean Rice, Think, Uno, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Christmas 2011 – I received the biggest Christmas present of my life. Finally my Uno Max had arrived in South Africa! I had anxiously been waiting for one since I first raced it at US Surfski Champs and the Hong Kong Dragon Run last year. I’ve been paddling the original…

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Dean Simpson tackles the Royal Challenge

on January 11th, 2012 in Racing, Think, Uno by | Comments Off

Held every December, the Royal Challenge is a 23km ski paddle and 23km run endurance event within the Royal National Park, Sutherland Shire. It is open to individuals and teams. As a not-for-profit event, the objectives of the Royal Challenge are to raise money for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation…

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Michael Booth Hits Hong Kong

on December 6th, 2011 in Races, Racing, Think, Uno by | Comments Off

After dramas trying to get an emergency passport on Wednesday getting to Hong Kong was more a relief than anything. I had been looking forward to the race after suffering from a stress fracture and then cracking my tibia in the Nutri-Grain Ironman trial. It had been a long 3…

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Seat Ergonomics

on August 4th, 2011 in Evo, Legend, Skis, Uno by | Comments Off

As important as selecting the right ski and paddle are, selecting the ski with the right ergonomics to suit you is vital. How often do you hear of paddlers complaining of having dead legs during and after a paddle? Quite often I would say. Severity ranges from slight pins and…

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My Kayak Coach Technique Session

on July 11th, 2011 in Equipment, Evo, Legend, Think, Training, Uncategorized, Uno by | Comments Off

At Think Kayak Australia, we are lucky enough to work with many knowledgeable, experienced and interesting characters. And Jimmy Walker is no exception. The brains behind the hugely successful Mykayakcoach.com, he is an experienced paddler who has raced at the highest level in surf ski and kayak events, reaching an…

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Sean Rice Interview Part II – Training

on June 6th, 2011 in Paddles, Sean Rice, Slides, Uno by | Comments Off

In Part II of Sean Rice’s interview with Stewart O’Regan of Think Kayak Australia, Sean fields some training questions, submitted by curious paddlers from Australia. What does this red-hot kid from Cape Town do to go so fast? Stewart O’Regan (SOR): I’ve had some people want to know about different…

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