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 […]

The Green light went for the Mavericks event went on at the end of Feb 2013. Luckily for myself, I had been asked to fly over for a Motivational talk for 1000 execs at the Hilton, in San Francisco, so I could kill two birds with one stone. The Mavs event ended up being really […]

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 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 […]

Surfer Magazine 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 […]

“Against All Odds” The 2010 Mavericks Champion Story by Andy Davis The dream could have ended with an air hostess in Detroit. In her mid-thirties, long brown hair, attractive in a milfy kind of way, let’s call her Joyce. In front of Joyce is Chris Bertish, his only baggage is a wetsuit slung over his […]


Milk & Hunni May/June 2010