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  • What Surfing Means

    What Surfing Means

    Thu, 24 July 2014

    This may be an ad, but it's perhaps the most enthralling summary we have seen of the ethos that underpins what surfing means. Every Day is Day One, by Samgung Galaxy, first global partner to the ASP. ..

  • Megatron Photo Bomb

    Megatron Photo Bomb

    Wed, 23 July 2014

    Regular contributors to Wavescape, Billy Ackerman, Lee-Anne Curtis-Cox and Grant Scholtz, all made the 8 hour pilgrimage to east coast for the J-Bay Open. Here is a megatron photo bomb of 3 different perspectives sho..

  • So long J-Bay

    So long J-Bay

    Tue, 22 July 2014

    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. ..

  • Dark Energy Reef

    Dark Energy Reef

    Mon, 21 July 2014

    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. Everyo..

  • Good Bye Capt Kai

    Good Bye Capt Kai

    Mon, 21 July 2014

    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. ..

  • Fanning Wins J-Bay

    Fanning Wins J-Bay

    Sat, 19 July 2014

    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 ..

  • J-Bay Open 2014 Final day images

    J-Bay Open 2014 Final day images

    Sat, 19 July 2014

    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 v..

  • Full House

    Full House

    Fri, 18 July 2014

    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. ..


24/07/2014, 13:32
what-surfing-means The Latest Clips
This may be an ad, but it's perhaps the most enthralling summary we have seen of the ethos that underpins what surfing means. Every Day is Day One, by Samgung Galaxy, first global partner to the ASP.
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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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17/07/2014, 15:44
monster-swell-coming The Latest Clips
A dik storm is heading for the #JBayOpen this weekend, reports Spike for the #JBayWinterfest, with a solid 6-8ft day due Saturday, with potential 10 footers, and classic 6' lines Sunday.
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17/07/2014, 14:51
three-in-one Featured Slideshows
Check these photos from the inaugural Oakley X Over that broke new ground in the multi-sport arena this week, with Butch James the overall winner after good results in MTB, surfing and golf. All part of the #JBayWinterfest. Photos Grant McLachlan, Craig Kolesky and Spike.
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17/07/2014, 13:59
phantom-of-the-trippy The Latest Clips
The Phantom Cam has the ability to record up to 5000 frames per second, compared to a standard slow-motion camera which records at 380 frames per second or less. Chris Bryan is a world famous Phantom Cam camera man and technician and this is his showreel. Enjoy.
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17/07/2014, 09:53
crossing-over Breaking News
Former Bok flyhalf Butch James proved his ability as an all-rounder by taking the inaugural Oakley X Over event at the #JBayWinterFest yesterday. Spike and Jazz Kuschke cover some of the carnage.
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16/07/2014, 16:53
cave-rock-crunch-time Breaking News
Rumblings from the tropics of Durban hinted at another underground invitational going down. With a little research, we discovered that this month, 18 bodyboarders and 4 surfers will lay it down at the Cave Rock Invitational. We caught up with Mike Ostler.
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15/07/2014, 14:29
goofy-domination The Latest Clips
Captain Kai unpacks the reign of the goofy footers over the last two days of the J-Bay Open 2014: who won, who fell, who cried, find out by watching the video highlights of Day 2 and 3.
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15/07/2014, 00:28
lay-day-solutions Surf Widow Diaries
A lay day in surfing terms means a day of rest, but to a surf widow it’s a day of me time and adventure. Jodi Leza tackles the other side of Jeffreys Bay, the one that makes a bloke's back hurt, and a woman's pulse race faster, yes, we are talking about going shopping.
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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ Yesterday
    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 2 days ago
    Thanks, we are looking into the cause of this and hope to have it up ASAP.

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  • Muizenberg 2

    DeonvanBergiestad DeonvanBergiestad 2 days ago
    Cam's down again .........

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 3 days ago
    A typical Magic Monday. Offshore clean and fun. Everything in place. 3-4ft at 15secs on a pushing tide. Wind remains light for most of the morning before turning light to ...

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  • Durban and surrounds

    James James 6 days ago
    Spike I know you busy with Durban Film Fest but PLEASE update forecasts for the weekend!!

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