Clint Robinson out in front in yesterday's Molokai Surfski World Championship race.
Clint Robinson out in front in yesterday's Molokai Surfski World Championship race. Contributed

Coast paddler second in Hawaii

HE just keeps on going.

Evergreen Sunshine Coast paddler Clint Robinson finished second at the Molokai Surfski World Championships in Hawaii yesterday.

The 39-year-old came in second behind 12-time winner Oscar Chalupsky in a neck-and-neck contest.

There was little in it for most of the 51km race before South African Chalupsky hit the front with 20 minutes remaining to break the tape in 3 hours 24.08 minutes with Hawaii's Pat Dolan in third.

Robinson finished just 19 seconds behind Chalupsky in 3:24.26.

Sunshine Coast product Rowena Coghill won the women's race, 19 minutes ahead of her nearest rival.

The former Kawana Waters State College student finished in 4:21.42.

Maroochydore's Martin Kenny finished sixth in the men's race in 3:27:33 on a good day for the famous name.

His brother Grant was a late inclusion and finished 24th, three places behind his son Jett.

The race was 18-year-old Jett's first marathon distance event in 3:54.03.



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