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  • Wax On, Wax Off!

    Wax On, Wax Off!

    Fri, 12 September 2014

    The student becomes the master as coach Llewellyn Whittaker shreds e-Bay with his students in that epic long range swell recently. Photos by Grant Scholtz and LW Photography. ..

  • Saffas on Fire

    Saffas on Fire

    Fri, 12 September 2014

    Bianca Buitendag  and Jordy Smith were among the top performers on a day of major upsets at their respective World Tour events in clean 3-5' surf at Trestles yesterday. ..

  • Three Muskateers

    Three Muskateers

    Tue, 9 September 2014

    Three muskateers take on a dual of a watery kind as Smith, Logie and Buitendag converge for a stickfight with all comers along the trestle tables of the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women's Pro from today. ..

  • Urban Renewal

    Urban Renewal

    Tue, 9 September 2014

    It's risky shooting the urban skateboard underground in Cape Town, but you get slick flicks, gritty grinds and a bylaws bust, all to the beat of PH Fat. Film by Rowen Smith as part of the Mill Park Series.  ..

  • 50 Shades of Wave

    50 Shades of Wave

    Mon, 8 September 2014

    Big wave star Greg Long, surfing with the South African crew, scored Dungeons hours before flying back out to the US this weekend. Grant Scholtz and Nick Wren were there. ..

  • Tahiti Breaks Record

    Tahiti Breaks Record

    Mon, 8 September 2014

    The mantle of best ever was confirmed for the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti by the statistics alone. The event received the largest live audience in the history of professional surfing. ..

  • Fun, Funner, Funnest

    Fun, Funner, Funnest

    Fri, 5 September 2014

    Defending champ Taj Burrow says its the funnest wave on the planet four days before the start of the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in California, which is stop #8 of the ASP World Championship Tour. ..

  • Awaken the Craftsman

    Awaken the Craftsman

    Thu, 4 September 2014

    Build your own wooden surfboard. Join craftsman Patrick Burnett for a six-day, or three-day weekend, course at the picturesque Imhoff Farm Village in Noordhoek. Sponsored Content. ..


12/09/2014, 13:19
wax-on,-wax-off Featured Slideshows
The student becomes the master as coach Llewellyn Whittaker shreds e-Bay with his students in that epic long range swell recently. Photos by Grant Scholtz and LW Photography.
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12/09/2014, 12:27
saffas-on-fire Breaking News
Bianca Buitendag  and Jordy Smith were among the top performers on a day of major upsets at their respective World Tour events in clean 3-5' surf at Trestles yesterday.
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09/09/2014, 09:45
three-muskateers Breaking News
Three muskateers take on a dual of a watery kind as Smith, Logie and Buitendag converge for a stickfight with all comers along the trestle tables of the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women's Pro from today.
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09/09/2014, 08:32
urban-renewal The Latest Clips
It's risky shooting the urban skateboard underground in Cape Town, but you get slick flicks, gritty grinds and a bylaws bust, all to the beat of PH Fat. Film by Rowen Smith as part of the Mill Park Series. 
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08/09/2014, 11:56
50-shades-of-wave Featured Slideshows
Big wave star Greg Long, surfing with the South African crew, scored Dungeons hours before flying back out to the US this weekend. Grant Scholtz and Nick Wren were there.
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08/09/2014, 10:09
tahiti-breaks-record Breaking News
The mantle of best ever was confirmed for the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti by the statistics alone. The event received the largest live audience in the history of professional surfing.
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05/09/2014, 12:23
fun-funner-funnest Breaking News
Defending champ Taj Burrow says its the funnest wave on the planet four days before the start of the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in California, which is stop #8 of the ASP World Championship Tour.
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04/09/2014, 14:14
awake-the-craftsman Breaking News
Build your own wooden surfboard. Join craftsman Patrick Burnett for a six-day, or three-day weekend, course at the picturesque Imhoff Farm Village in Noordhoek. Sponsored Content.
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03/09/2014, 17:25
springs-a-leak Featured Slideshows
Durban has been springing a leak as legion upon legion of east swell sets marched upon Bananaland, and all was good in the world again. Photos from an epic run on the piers by Dawn Rouse.
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01/09/2014, 16:02
chalk-cheese Featured Slideshows
Here are two dramatic Cape contrasts, one with wild windsurfers in last week's woes west stormfest and the other from yesterday's airbrushed west swell up the Weskus. Photos Grant Scholtz
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29/08/2014, 11:49
to-the-max The Latest Clips
This video clip from Sunday shows the skills of Max Armstrong, captain of the SA junior surfing team this year, shredding a secret spot. Funky edit by veteran Cape fimmaker Neil Webster.
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28/08/2014, 23:24
bananas-in-pyjamas Featured Slideshows
The banana boys swopped boardshorts for wetties this week as the KZN coastline lit up with solid winter perfection from North to South. Dawn Rouse braved the chilly air to get some town perspectives.
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27/08/2014, 15:11
new-heights-of-fin-control Breaking News
FCS have announced a revolutionary, state-of-the-art fibreglass fin known as Neo Glass. Sounds like something out of the Matrix? It is! Read on.
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27/08/2014, 12:06
tuck-shop Featured Slideshows
The images continue to trickle through from an epic day of surfing at Dungeons on Sunday after an epic long period groundswell cracked along the Cape Peninsula. Grant Scholtz was there.
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27/08/2014, 11:55
ep-vic-torious Featured Slideshows
Check out the photo highlights from the Vic Bay Quadrangular, which was won by Eastern Province on the weekend. Super mom Sandy Coffey was there to shoot the action.
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26/08/2014, 10:45
tripping-on-cloud-9 The Latest Clips
Cloud 9, the famous right on Siargao Island in the Philippines, was the ideal holiday destination for Conor Eastment and his crew of Saffa mates. Welcome to paradise: warm water, barrels and ramps.
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26/08/2014, 09:17
high-flyer The Latest Clips
The video highlights from Teahupo'o are a strong argument for best event in surf history. Combine modern skill with 10-15' glass at the scariest wave on earth? Good case for the defence mi'lord.
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26/08/2014, 08:36
midas-medina Breaking News
The debate is raging. Was that the best surfing event in history? Either way, history will say that Gabriel Medina won the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti over a gallant Kelly Slater in incredible waves.
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25/08/2014, 13:46
dungeons-delivers Featured Slideshows
Dungeons showed sublime form yesterday, with a few big waves gliding through liquid glass at times. Grant Scholtz shot from one of the boats recording the peak of a superb long distance swell.
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25/08/2014, 12:40
no-chokes-at-chopes Breaking News
JBay might just lose its mantle of best surf of the year on the ASP elite tour after sublime waves sparked life into the Billabong Pro Tahiti as the 36-man field was whittled down to 12.
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24/08/2014, 21:49
anatomy-of-a-swell Featured Slideshows
What a swell! Here is a cross-section of what happened in Cape Town this weekend. Pics Nick Wren & Grant Scholtz with diary by Paul Botha and Spike.
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  • Cape Peninsula

    trom trom 13 hours ago
    Yet again wind strength for today incorrect and not corrected!!!

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  • Durban Beachfront

    Bob Ludlow Bob Ludlow 18 hours ago
    Been down a lot lately!

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  • Awaken the Craftsman

    jima7 jima7 2 days ago
    Please can we get some more details on this? cost and when it runs... I only shows the title paragraph cheers!!!

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 2 days ago
    The NE belted us yesterday and the SW has her whip out and looks to give us a shalacking today. No good news. Surf looks confused! Best take a look between those concrete things ...

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  • Shark 3: Summer Safety

    Ellen Ellen 3 days ago
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jonmonsoon @Muizenberg dead seal floating off surfer's corner in front of casa labia this evening. anyone wanna go fish it in? @WavescapeSA @NSRI
WavescapeSA KZN Far North Coast --Wind bit strong from NNW then SW as buster arrives Friday morning. A general 2-4' east win... http://t.co/YnkGEhHmV0
WavescapeSA Durban and surrounds --Only place to surf is town Friday as a SW buster beats open coast. The NE caning yesterda... http://t.co/fif4AbJKxD
WavescapeSA Wild Coast --Riproaring SW buster eases all day Friday killing a cooking 4' south swell and tho it moderates, it... http://t.co/PuTmqqVMDe

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