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  • Rock, Paper, Scissors

    Rock, Paper, Scissors

    Mon, 2 March 2015

    Surf breaks can come and go in unexpected places, such as on a river in Calgary below 10th Street. Spike looked at the fickle nature of wave mechanics. Photos from Canada by Louise Murdoch. ..

  • Future Retro

    Future Retro

    Mon, 2 March 2015

    See the photo gallery of the RVCA Rolling Retro held yesterday in 3' surf at Llandudno. Grant Scholtz and his son Frederick were on the beach to capture the action and some of the colour. ..

  • Retro Runners

    Retro Runners

    Mon, 2 March 2015

    Crisp three foot waves at Llandudno greeted riders in the RVCA Rolling Retro yesterday, with Roydon Bryson deemed the best male surfer, Tasha Mentasti the women's and Luke Slijpen the groms. ..

  • Bow to Stern

    Bow to Stern

    Fri, 27 February 2015

    The mutant magnificence of Shipstern Bluff must bring night terrors. But for Aussie photographer Stu Gibson, who profiles his local spot with words and images, dreams are made here too. ..

  • Can he make it?

    Can he make it?

    Tue, 24 February 2015

    Yes he can! Tasmanian local Benny Richardson navigates a sickeningly distorted slab at Shipstern Bluff and enters the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards as a result. Video by Tim Bonython. ..

  • Board Breakthrough

    Board Breakthrough

    Tue, 24 February 2015

    At last, a comprehensive list of airlines and the lowdown on fees and conditions for carrying your surfboards. Travel expert Matt Clark got the info from 114 airlines around the world. ..

  • Rainbow Nation

    Rainbow Nation

    Tue, 24 February 2015

    Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior steamed into Seal Point, St Francis, last week in support of the bid to stop the Thyspunt nuclear power station, writes Craig Jarvis. Photos Clive Wright. ..

  • Corner Creampie

    Corner Creampie

    Tue, 24 February 2015

    Sunday saw some sweet tubes curl in the corner of Cape Town's longest beach, with veteran kneelo Gigs Cilliers leading the charge of the barrel brigade. Billy Ackerman shot the action. ..


02/03/2015, 15:49
rock-paper-scissor-banks Breaking News
Surf breaks can come and go in unexpected places, such as on a river in Calgary below 10th Street. Spike looked at the fickle nature of wave mechanics. Photos from Canada by Louise Murdoch.
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02/03/2015, 13:23
future-retro Featured Slideshows
See the photo gallery of the RVCA Rolling Retro held yesterday in 3' surf at Llandudno. Grant Scholtz and his son Frederick were on the beach to capture the action and some of the colour.
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02/03/2015, 13:17
retro-runners Breaking News
Crisp three foot waves at Llandudno greeted riders in the RVCA Rolling Retro yesterday, with Roydon Bryson deemed the best male surfer, Tasha Mentasti the women's and Luke Slijpen the groms.
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27/02/2015, 13:37
bow-to-stern Featured Slideshows
The mutant magnificence of Shipstern Bluff must bring night terrors. But for Aussie photographer Stu Gibson, who profiles his local spot with words and images, dreams are made here too.
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24/02/2015, 13:21
can-he-make-it The Latest Clips
Yes he can! Tasmanian local Benny Richardson navigates a sickeningly distorted slab at Shipstern Bluff and enters the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards as a result. Video by Tim Bonython.
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24/02/2015, 12:45
board-breakthrough Breaking News
At last, a comprehensive list of airlines and the lowdown on fees and conditions for carrying your surfboards. Travel expert Matt Clark got the info from 114 airlines around the world.
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24/02/2015, 11:13
rainbow-nation Breaking News
Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior steamed into Seal Point, St Francis, last week in support of the bid to stop the Thyspunt nuclear power station, writes Craig Jarvis. Photos Clive Wright.
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24/02/2015, 10:31
corner-creampie Featured Slideshows
Sunday saw some sweet tubes curl in the corner of Cape Town's longest beach, with veteran kneelo Gigs Cilliers leading the charge of the barrel brigade. Billy Ackerman shot the action.
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24/02/2015, 09:14
double-bali-burst The Latest Clips
Funky edit of two sessions in one day with Alex Knost and Ellis Ericson styling in Bali. Video by Jimmy Jazz James. Soundtrack performed by the Cosmonauts with the track TV California.
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23/02/2015, 18:24
torpedo-people Breaking News
Bodysurfing has found a home in South Africa with the news that it becomes part of the RVCA Rolling Retro for the first time next weekend. Craig Jarvis looks at the art of the "torpedo people".
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23/02/2015, 12:52
two-by-two Breaking News
World champs Gabriel Medina & Stephanie Gilmore return to the Aussie Gold Coast to defend their titles from last year. Interestingly, in the men's, whoever wins here, has 50% chance of a world title.
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23/02/2015, 12:50
french-klap Featured Slideshows
France gave SA a snotklap at New Pier yesterday: four Saffas made 16 berths in the boy's and girls U16 and U18 finals but at least Matt Mcgillivray won the U18s. Grant Scholtz captured the carnage.
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22/02/2015, 11:00
interclubbing The Latest Clips
Check out the video highlights from the Billabong Interclub Champs held in JBAy recently and won by Seal Point. Although the surf was small, the action was big, and the soundtrack rips too.
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19/02/2015, 10:04
free-yourself The Latest Clips
The new video by Dan Mace with Bianca Buitendag underlines the need for self to overcome the "vanity of competition" and to find its own purpose. Sassy, street-wise storytelling with a gentle aesthetic.
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18/02/2015, 17:29
french-friendly Breaking News
An epic clash between world class surfers takes place this Sunday at New Pier in Durban when a team of junior South African surfers tackle a strong French squad, who are in town on a training camp. 
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18/02/2015, 16:56
retro-rolls-over Breaking News
Big surf and concern over broken bones and boards this Sunday has led to a decision to move the RVCA Rolling Retro to next week Sunday, same time same place, when more benign seas are due.
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18/02/2015, 13:47
double-barrel The Latest Clips
Check this stoke-filled edit of Irish mullets going two up in some crazy tubes at one of Ireland’s best breaks, Riley’s, for a late spring bodyboard session. Love the mutual respect in the water. C'mon bru.
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18/02/2015, 13:41
interclub-sealed Breaking News
The Seal Point Boardriders Surf Club celebrated their first Billabong SA Interclub Championships with a win. Cover photo Cody McGregor. Others DAVE MAcGregor (except for action shot)
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16/02/2015, 09:51
manly-double Breaking News
Kolohe Andino and Laura Enever were crowned men’s and women’s champions at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing over the weekend to wrap up the WSL QS6000 event.
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13/02/2015, 10:16
feb-falls-in-feb Breaking News
The lone South African who remained at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing, Mikey February, bowed out in Round 4 after progressing steadily through three rounds in bumpy 2-4' surf at Manly Beach near Sydney.
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12/02/2015, 09:51
riding-high Breaking News
Reigning world champ Stephanie Gilmore was in fine fettle at Manly Beach for the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing (Qualifying Series), and the swell played its part as the big guns of surfing hit the water.
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  • Cape Peninsula

    Ashiq Rajap Ashiq Rajap Yesterday
    I think you are mistaken bra. its a quote, my response is below. kak comments on the site rub me the wrong way too. no worries. you're forgiven

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  • Durban Beachfront

    Steve Jones Steve Jones Yesterday
    Why do we need to comment on a webcam?

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  • Cape Peninsula

    richie richie Yesterday
    Ashiq If you dont like this site , why even bother .Do you just get off on slating someone or are you just an idiot . Spike does a phenomenal job , he is respected and is ...

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  • Cape Peninsula

    Ashiq Rajap Ashiq Rajap Yesterday
    there's a difference between constructive criticism and being a *&^#*+*!. now I'm not saying that you are being a *&^#*+*!. but how much of what you said was actually constructive?

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  • Cape Peninsula

    bboi bboi Yesterday
    how many comments here are about how your report is never up to date. hardly ever published on time etc? answer: many. how much is done about it on the site? answer: vokol all ...

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