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  • Beyrick Blasts it Open

    Beyrick Blasts it Open

    Thu, 31 July 2014

    Bianca Buitendag and Travis Logie (by 0.1 of a point) are out at Huntington, but Beyrick de Vries blasted Rd 2, and Jordy is also through. Videos show Beyrick's big score and Day 5 highlights. ..

  • I'm Telling Mom

    I'm Telling Mom

    Wed, 30 July 2014

    Behind every grom there is a mother willing to sacrifice time and comfort. Grant Scholtz pays homage to the lesser known surf sponsor in a different kind of slideshow. ..

  • Hunting Season is Open

    Hunting Season is Open

    Wed, 30 July 2014

    The Vans US Open of Surfing kicked off to maxing crowds and terrorist threats at Huntington Beach in California. Jordy Smith killed his opening heat with his natural power game in peaky 1-3 ft surf. ..

  • Reflections of JBay

    Reflections of JBay

    Tue, 29 July 2014

    Now life has returned to normal in JBay, here is Captain Kai's interview with the great Tom Curren in a reflection on the JBay Open, which has put the iconic break of Supers back on the map. ..

  • Surf City Stoke

    Surf City Stoke

    Mon, 28 July 2014

    The Wavescape Surf Film Festival is done and dusted in Durban, and Spike is wending his way back down the East Coast after rediscovering the magic of cinema in a surf-obsessed city. ..

  • Yellow Bird Island

    Yellow Bird Island

    Mon, 28 July 2014

    Ride along through the Canary Islands with master photographer and world class bodyboarder Sacha Specker as he investigates the depths of the barrels on that little piece of rock off Africa. ..

  • Ballies United

    Ballies United

    Fri, 25 July 2014

    Fanning might have won, but the outstanding moment of the J-Bay Open was without a doubt the ballie showdown between Curren and Occy. Billy Ackerman and Grant Scholtz, two photographer ballies, covered this awesome sen..

  • What Surfing Means

    What Surfing Means

    Thu, 24 July 2014

    This video ad must be one of the most enthralling summaries you will get about the soul of surfing. Every Day is Day 1, by Samsung Galaxy, 1st global partner to the ASP. And no, they're not paying us for this. ..


31/07/2014, 12:35
beyrick-blasts-it-open The Latest Clips
Bianca Buitendag and Travis Logie (by 0.1 of a point) are out at Huntington, but Beyrick de Vries blasted Rd 2, and Jordy is also through. Videos show Beyrick's big score and Day 5 highlights.
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30/07/2014, 21:34
i-m-telling-mom Featured Slideshows
Behind every grom there is a mother willing to sacrifice time and comfort. Grant Scholtz pays homage to the lesser known surf sponsor in a different kind of slideshow.
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30/07/2014, 11:18
hunting-season-is-open Breaking News
The Vans US Open of Surfing kicked off to maxing crowds and terrorist threats at Huntington Beach in California. Jordy Smith killed his opening heat with his natural power game in peaky 1-3 ft surf.
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29/07/2014, 13:48
reflections-of-jbay The Latest Clips
Now life has returned to normal in JBay, here is Captain Kai's interview with the great Tom Curren in a reflection on the JBay Open, which has put the iconic break of Supers back on the map.
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28/07/2014, 15:42
surf-city-stoke Breaking News
The Wavescape Surf Film Festival is done and dusted in Durban, and Spike is wending his way back down the East Coast after rediscovering the magic of cinema in a surf-obsessed city.
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28/07/2014, 15:23
yellow-bird-island The Latest Clips
Ride along through the Canary Islands with master photographer and world class bodyboarder Sacha Specker as he investigates the depths of the barrels on that little piece of rock off Africa.
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25/07/2014, 12:57
ballies-united Featured Slideshows
Fanning might have won, but the outstanding moment of the J-Bay Open was without a doubt the ballie showdown between Curren and Occy. Billy Ackerman and Grant Scholtz, two photographer ballies, covered this awesome senior citizen moment.
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24/07/2014, 13:32
what-surfing-means The Latest Clips
This video ad must be one of the most enthralling summaries you will get about the soul of surfing. Every Day is Day 1, by Samsung Galaxy, 1st global partner to the ASP. And no, they're not paying us for this.
Read More
22/07/2014, 09:37
so-long-j-bay Surf Widow Diaries
Our resident surf widow, the stunning Ms Jodi Leza, is trying to figure out how to fit all the new stuff into one small bag as she packs up and signs off her J Bay Surf Widow Series.
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21/07/2014, 18:26
dark-energy-reef Featured Slideshows
The dark energy held its anxious grip on the line up at Kalk Bay this weekend. The session proved to be a bit of a circus, with only the clowns juggling chainsaws while riding unicycles missing from the line up. Everyone wanted one, most didn't get any… but those that did, went home happy. Seth Phitides captured it all.
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21/07/2014, 15:56
good-bye-capt-kai The Latest Clips
It's the end of the J-Bay road for Captain Kai's World as Kai Linder walks us through the final day of this historic event. Thanks Bru, your coverage of the J-Bay Open 2014 has been world class.
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19/07/2014, 19:54
fanning-victorious-in-j-bay Breaking News
Mick Fanning won the JBay Open on the Samsung Galaxy WCT tour in perfect eight-foot surf that pumped the whole day. images by Paul van Jaarsveld, Sacha Specker and grant scholtz
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19/07/2014, 17:29
j-bay-open-2014-final-day-images Featured Slideshows
It boiled down to an all Australian final with Mick Fanning taking the win over Joel Parkinson on the final day of the Samsung Galaxy ASP J-Bay Open. The day saw a 6 to 8 foot Supertubes fire on all cylinders. Paul van Jaarsveld delivers highlight images of the day.
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18/07/2014, 20:36
full-house Surf Widow Diaries
Living with a surfer is one thing; living with a whole bunch of them is something else. Our resident surf widow, Jodi Leza, takes over as the mother hen in the Zigzag house in JBay.
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18/07/2014, 18:12
flores-flips-out Breaking News
The ASP has suspended Jeremy Flores for two events after an incident following his Round 2 heat at the #JBayOpen when witnesses say he screamed and swore at a judge, and smashed his board.
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18/07/2014, 16:59
surf-films-hit-durbs Breaking News
Wavescape kickstarts the 9th surf film festival in Durban on Sunday with a screening at the Bay of Plenty. If you're around, pull in for a great night out beneath the stars. Weather looks peachy!
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18/07/2014, 13:52
reefer-madness Featured Slideshows
There were rumours of an orange light being called for the Kalk Bay Shootout this weekend, but it's an official no for tomorrow. So, in the meantime, here is a cracker little slideshow from Grant Scholtz from a few weeks back of the local crew getting their first proper crack at the reef this winter.
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18/07/2014, 13:17
weekend-surf-update The Latest Clips
Serious swell heads for #JBayOpen this weekend, with a slight downgrade not making much of a dent in the forecast, says Spike in his #JBayWinterFest video update shot at lunchtime today.
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18/07/2014, 12:34
pondering-the-prospects The Latest Clips
During this period of calm before the storm, Capt. Kai ponders the chances of those left to fight it out in what could possibly be maxing Supertubes and an all time finale to the J Bay Open for 2014.
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18/07/2014, 08:13
time-to-ride Breaking News
Not many people know about the classic MTB routes behind JBay that snake along rivers and through virgin fynbos. Spike goes for a test ride before the #MTBOpen tomorrow, part of the #JBayWinterFest.
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17/07/2014, 16:15
ringside-with-billy-ackerman Featured Slideshows
Sitting ringside with the world's media shooting the best in the world, while everyone and the kitchen sink is elbowing for an ipad view of the action can be pretty stressful. Billy Ackerman tackled the J Bay scrum head-on and came out with the goods from rounds 3 & 4 of the J Bay Open.
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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ Yesterday
    A nice sunny day here on the east coast. Light onshore winds predicted for the day. The surf is a manky 4ft after yesterdays NE pasting! A bit deep and wobbly early but should ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 3 days ago
    A brisky land breeze this morning will clean up the southerly bump. A nice kick in swell and wave period. 4ft at 13secs on a draining tide. looks like its on for an early session ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 6 days ago
    Not much in terms of surf this morning. Onshore buckle with another moderate onshore due again today. A day for scratching. 3ft at 10 secs Sleep in tomorrow. Onshore wobble ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 1 week ago
    The boys have been having fun so far this week. It was great to see my good buddy Spike out there joining in on the fun as well. Looks like a Lay Day today. The surf is miff. Sorry ...

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  • Muizenberg 2

    Paul van Jaasveld Paul van Jaasveld 1 week ago
    Thanks, we are looking into the cause of this and hope to have it up ASAP.

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