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  • Digital Judging

    Digital Judging

    Fri, 22 May 2015

    Will surf contest judges be replaced by geo-tagged digital trackers?  The first digital surf contest takes place this week among more than 40 members of a high school surf team in Huntington Beach, USA. ..

  • Old Meets New

    Old Meets New

    Thu, 21 May 2015

    A mix of new-school and veteran skill can be found in the final 16 surfers selected for the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA. They will fight for a wildcard slot in the WSL JBay Open of Surfing in July. ..

  • Magna Move

    Magna Move

    Thu, 21 May 2015

    For the first time in recent years, the Billabong Juniors move to Magnas, the least known JBay break in the midst of famous spots that draw attention away from her. Craig Jarvis explains. ..

  • A Dark & Misty Night

    A Dark & Misty Night

    Mon, 18 May 2015

    Twas a dark and misty night deep in the southern Cape peninsula. Around a fire, big wave surfers murmured of daring feats in the big blue. Dougal Patterson recounts story night at Kommetjie. ..

  • Exploding Twig

    Exploding Twig

    Mon, 18 May 2015

    It isn't a Tarantino kung fu move, but a surreal edit of Twiggy Baker during the monster May swell that hit Puerto Escondido two weeks ago. Just dropped, and part of the Mavericks Moments series. ..

  • Tube Doctor

    Tube Doctor

    Mon, 18 May 2015

    You know when the waves are sick? Well, now we have a doctor in the house with a simple remedy. Dr Glen Thompson talks to Spike about his doctoral thesis on history and surfing in South Africa. ..

  • MFeb attacked

    MFeb attacked

    Mon, 18 May 2015

    Filmmaker Steven Michelsen speaks about the narrow escape he had with professional Cape Town surfer Michael February at the hands of panga-wielding thugs near Sandy Bay last Thursday. ..

  • Buitendag 2nd in Rio

    Buitendag 2nd in Rio

    Mon, 18 May 2015

    Bianca Buitendag lost to Courtney Conlogue in the final of the Oi Rio Pro women's event at Barra da Tijuca, Brazil, yesterday, while Filipe Toledo won the men's event. Both winners now have two from two. ..


22/05/2015, 11:54
digital-judging Breaking News
Will surf contest judges be replaced by geo-tagged digital trackers?  The first digital surf contest takes place this week among more than 40 members of a high school surf team in Huntington Beach, USA.
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21/05/2015, 12:19
old-meets-new Breaking News
A mix of new-school and veteran skill can be found in the final 16 surfers selected for the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA. They will fight for a wildcard slot in the WSL JBay Open of Surfing in July.
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21/05/2015, 10:48
magna-move Breaking News
For the first time in recent years, the Billabong Juniors move to Magnas, the least known JBay break in the midst of famous spots that draw attention away from her. Craig Jarvis explains.
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18/05/2015, 16:31
a-dark-misty-night Breaking News
Twas a dark and misty night deep in the southern Cape peninsula. Around a fire, big wave surfers murmured of daring feats in the big blue. Dougal Patterson recounts story night at Kommetjie.
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18/05/2015, 15:34
exploding-twig BruTube
It isn't a Tarantino kung fu move, but a surreal edit of Twiggy Baker during the monster May swell that hit Puerto Escondido two weeks ago. Just dropped, and part of the Mavericks Moments series.
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18/05/2015, 11:43
tube-doctor Breaking News
You know when the waves are sick? Well, now we have a doctor in the house with a simple remedy. Dr Glen Thompson talks to Spike about his doctoral thesis on history and surfing in South Africa.
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18/05/2015, 10:51
mfeb-attacked Breaking News
Filmmaker Steven Michelsen speaks about the narrow escape he had with professional Cape Town surfer Michael February at the hands of panga-wielding thugs near Sandy Bay last Thursday.
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18/05/2015, 08:39
buitendag-2nd-in-rio Breaking News
Bianca Buitendag lost to Courtney Conlogue in the final of the Oi Rio Pro women's event at Barra da Tijuca, Brazil, yesterday, while Filipe Toledo won the men's event. Both winners now have two from two.
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18/05/2015, 08:20
sa-7th-at-sup-worlds Breaking News
Six individual gold medals enabled the USA to dethrone reigning champions Australia at the 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship at Sayulita in Mexico yesterday, with SA coming 7th.
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18/05/2015, 07:40
spindle-flip-540 BruTube
This hot new edit on Brutube features Matt Meola pulling off the first ever landed spindle flip 540. Say what? Spindle flip 540. Yeah man! Oh, and some other big moves surfing at home on Maui, Hawaii.
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15/05/2015, 10:39
super-eight Breaking News
Eight surfers have been seeded directly into the quarterfinals of the JBU Supertrial, which will see one surfer out of 24 invitees receive a wildcard slot into the WSL Championship Tour's JBay Open.
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15/05/2015, 10:12
team-sa-slips-to-7th Breaking News
Team South Africa slipped to 7th place on Day 4 of the ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championships, with their two male SUP surfers eliminated yesterday.
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15/05/2015, 09:39
grom-fest Breaking News
The rolling lines of Point at JBay will this winter play host to top junior surfers in the RVCA Junior Challenge 2015, a grass roots surf festival in the middle of June with core surfing at its heart.
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14/05/2015, 15:30
fireside-chats Breaking News
Come listen to big wave surfer Mike Schlebach's inspiring story, and chat to the Cape crew about the decision to take Dungeons off the BWT calendar. Pull in for a chilled evening under the stars.
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14/05/2015, 14:08
winter-has-come Featured Slideshows
Some sweet sessions have lit up reefs and beachbreaks around Cape Town over the last two weeks. We won't be telling you which ones though. Use your imagination. Grant Scholtz didn't have to.
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14/05/2015, 13:55
sup-surge Breaking News
Team South Africa hung on to hopes for a medal with more points in the men's prone and SUP long distance races at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in Mexico yesterday.
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13/05/2015, 12:49
sup-silver Breaking News
An error in the dying seconds of the Paddleboard race denied Anne Notten a gold medal for South Africa but silver brings invaluable points for her team at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Champs.
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13/05/2015, 12:15
legends-for-the-future Breaking News
Surfers and surfing legends from all walks of life turned out last night to support the South African Surfing Legends Gala Charity Dinner held at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban.
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13/05/2015, 11:12
spray-spit-winter-edit BruTube
Hot off the press: spray-spit video highlights from the 2014-15 Oakley Wave of the Winter on North Shore of Oahu. Features Jamie O'Brien, Mason Ho, John John, Kelly, Koa Rothman and more ...
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12/05/2015, 13:54
grom-challenge Breaking News
A unique digital-era concept by Quiksilver to find the world's best grom surfers has breathed new life into the King of the Groms, an event for Under 18s that has run for three decades.
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12/05/2015, 10:21
kite-flies-high Breaking News
Cape Town's Tarryn Kyte got South Africa off to a good start at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in Sayulita, Mexico yesterday, winning both her opening heats.
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12/05/2015, 09:23
you-skim BruTube
Three big wave mullets Shane Dorian, Dean Morrison and Brad Domke take us through their insane Rides of the Year, but Domke's tube in massive Puerto Escondido on a finless skimboard? eeYOH!
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11/05/2015, 13:14
sup-champs-go-live Breaking News
The 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships began yesterday from Sayulita, Mexico, after a colourful opening ceremony. Team SA were up in the Men's and Women's SUP surfing events.
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09/05/2015, 07:36
saffas-represent-at-first-event-on-big-wave-world-tour Breaking News
Durbanite Grant 'Twiggy' Baker placed fifth in the Quiksilver Ceremonial Big Wave Invitational won by Makuakai Rothman (HAW) in huge 30' surf at Punta De Lobos in Peru last week.
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08/05/2015, 08:29
a-blast-from-the-past Breaking News
While Spike missions to Mozambique, Paul van Jaarsveld dug up some gems from the Wavescape archive, from around the time the website started about 1,700 years ago in Internet time.
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06/05/2015, 08:38
eastern-cape-does-the-salsa,-again Breaking News
Eastern Province won its second consecutive South African Longboard Championships, held at Cobbles Beach, Port Elizabeth and Seal Point, Cape St Francis this weekend.
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04/05/2015, 07:55
toledo-takes-oakley-lowers-pro Breaking News
Brazilian Filipe Toledo has won the Oakley Lowers Pro, the first World Surf League QS10000 of the 2015 season, after defeating Jeremy Flores (FRA) in a hard-fought final in building 3-5 foot surf.
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01/05/2015, 16:10
logger-slide-fest-2015 Featured Slideshows
The 2015 SA Longboard Champs wraps up tomorrow at St Francis Bay. Stretched out over multiple days, Brian Wheal provides us with some water and land based photos from the last few days.
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28/04/2015, 09:02
chile-green-light Breaking News
A Green Alert has been called for the Quiksilver Ceremonial in Punta de Lobos, Chile to be held this Thursday after a giant storm in the Pacific Ocean intensified, with 25ft swell heading towards the region.
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28/04/2015, 07:15
magnifique-martinique BruTube
Lekker French edit that enables us to re-live some of the red-hot surfing at the Martinique Surf Pro in the tropical paradise of the French West-Indies over the last week.
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  • Strand

    ice1986 ice1986 Yesterday
    Cam is down :lol:

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  • Kommetjie - Long Beach

    trom trom Yesterday
    Do cam subscribers get a pro rata refund for downtime.it seems they are off most of the time lately, really poor stuff for those who have paid!

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ Yesterday
    Can anyone tell me what happened to our winter conditions? They came and left! offshore winds are nothing a but a piff and are making no impact on the conditions in the morning.

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  • Kommetjie - Long Beach

    Liquid_Dreams Liquid_Dreams Yesterday
    Hi guys (or gals), cam down. Please fix - pretty please...

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  • Noordhoek

    Paul van Jaasveld Paul van Jaasveld Yesterday
    Hi Mike The techician was due to visit the Noordhoek cam venue yesterday. I did not get feedback from him yet. He is supposed to go to the other cams. Among the improvements we ...

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