Entries by Chris Bertish

Project Code Red success!

Yesterday afternoon Chris Bertish set a new SUP record for the crossing of the English Channel – a 38.1km stretch. This was the cherry-on-the-cake after Chris’ 3.5-day Thames River source-to-sea adventure, which saw him run 20km, SUP 243-kilometres and bike 35km to the Thames Barrier. This was all part of his Project Code Red Adventure […]

Day turns to night #1

So as darkness fell Chris lit himself up in preparation for the first night leg of Project Code Red. A long, hot,sunny British day turned into a cooler clear summers night. With periodic updates via SMS to us on the road our next meeting point is Osney Bridge Oxford at 0700 BST so standby for […]

Project Code red has Landed

Just got in late yesterday, checked the River in Crickdale and possible paddle start points. River looking frightingly low, which is a concern, as I would have to run further, but all good, will make a plan, roll with it, see the oppertunity in the obstacle and move forward. Headed down South to Poole to […]

Chris Bertish’s Wild South African SUP Adventure (Crazy Story…)

posted January 17th, 2013 by Peter Petersen, South Africa Correspondent Boss Man’s note: This is the incredible story of Chris Bertish’s solo SUP expedition along the wild South African coastline. Chris is not only a crazy adventurer, he’s also probably the fastest paddler in South Africa, taking out the recent Downwind Dash SUP Race Series in quite dominant fashion. Story […]

Billabong Pro, JBay 2010

Billabong Pro, JBay 2010 What an incredible weekend, in an amazing country!  Friday evening started off with myself, Bobby Martinez, Timmy Reyes and Jordy Smith doing a signing in Port Elizabeth.  Saturday, the sun was shining down on us Saffas…as it always is… the surfers at JBay joined in with the locals  in true spirit […]

SA Surf Awards, Durban, July 2010

SA Surf Awards, Durban, July 2010 The 4th annual SA Surfing Awards went off in classic style on Sunday evening (4 July) at Suncoast Casino in Durban. The 80’s themed gala event drew the who’s who of SA surfing in a neon celebration. SA surfing legends were honoured and the very best SA surfers were […]