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  • Off The Lip!

    Off The Lip!

    Sun, 23 November 2014

    All manner of moustache, many barely passing muster, were seen jostling for attention at the Off the Lip Movember Surf Jam at Westbrooke, near Durban yesterday. Grant Scholtz was there. ..

  • Festival Time!

    Festival Time!

    Fri, 21 November 2014

    The 11th Wavescape Festival, which starts in Muizenberg, near Cape Town at the end of November, celebrates surf culture and ocean sustainability with a record 33 films and a host of cool events. ..

  • Profile: Dave Stubbs

    Profile: Dave Stubbs

    Thu, 20 November 2014

    In this short film, we get an inside glimpse of veteran shaper and surfing guru Dave Stubbs, one of Cape Town's most respected surfing elders. Movie by Tao Farren-Hefer. ..

  • It's Millers Time!

    It's Millers Time!

    Wed, 19 November 2014

    The locals of Port Elizabeth congregated a couple of days ago at Millers for a fun session as a loverly SSE swell slentered into Algoa Bay. Grant Scholtz was there to capture the style council at play in their backya..

  • Macking Monday

    Macking Monday

    Wed, 19 November 2014

    The crew in JBay scored a special session on Monday morning. Grant Scholtz missed the best of it, but managed to shoot the dying embers of an epic south swell as the southerly breeze started to puff. ..

  • Logie Retires

    Logie Retires

    Wed, 19 November 2014

    It's the end of the road for WCT campaigner Travis Logie, who has decided to retire from compeditive surfing after the Pipe Contest wraps up. The ASP sat down with the legend for a quick Q&A. ..

  • Twiggy Tames Jaws

    Twiggy Tames Jaws

    Tue, 18 November 2014

    Solid 25ft Jaws broke last week, and the big wave crew, including our Grant Twiggy Baker where out there representing. One particular wave that Twiggy rode was deemed one of the paddle waves of the day. Twiggy sent u..

  • Jordy 9th, Dusty Wins

    Jordy 9th, Dusty Wins

    Mon, 17 November 2014

    Jordy Smith got equal 9th despite explosive moments, and Hawaii's Dusty Payne snatched a dramatic win at the Reef Hawaiian Pro after a torrid few years that saw him drop off the WCT radar. ..


23/11/2014, 15:17
off-the-lip3 Featured Slideshows
All manner of moustache, many barely passing muster, were seen jostling for attention at the Off the Lip Movember Surf Jam at Westbrooke, near Durban yesterday. Grant Scholtz was there.
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21/11/2014, 13:30
festival-time-2014 Breaking News
The 11th Wavescape Festival, which starts in Muizenberg, near Cape Town at the end of November, celebrates surf culture and ocean sustainability with a record 33 films and a host of cool events.
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20/11/2014, 14:16
profile-dave-stubbs The Latest Clips
In this short film, we get an inside glimpse of veteran shaper and surfing guru Dave Stubbs, one of Cape Town's most respected surfing elders. Movie by Tao Farren-Hefer.
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19/11/2014, 09:08
its-millers-time Featured Slideshows
The locals of Port Elizabeth congregated a couple of days ago at Millers for a fun session as a loverly SSE swell slentered into Algoa Bay. Grant Scholtz was there to capture the style council at play in their backyard.
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19/11/2014, 08:52
macking-monday Featured Slideshows
The crew in JBay scored a special session on Monday morning. Grant Scholtz missed the best of it, but managed to shoot the dying embers of an epic south swell as the southerly breeze started to puff.
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19/11/2014, 07:47
logie-retires Breaking News
It's the end of the road for WCT campaigner Travis Logie, who has decided to retire from compeditive surfing after the Pipe Contest wraps up. The ASP sat down with the legend for a quick Q&A.
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18/11/2014, 12:17
twig-jaws Breaking News
Solid 25ft Jaws broke last week, and the big wave crew, including our Grant Twiggy Baker where out there representing. One particular wave that Twiggy rode was deemed one of the paddle waves of the day. Twiggy sent us this.
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17/11/2014, 21:50
jordy-9th-dusty-wins Breaking News
Jordy Smith got equal 9th despite explosive moments, and Hawaii's Dusty Payne snatched a dramatic win at the Reef Hawaiian Pro after a torrid few years that saw him drop off the WCT radar.
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17/11/2014, 21:30
around-about Featured Slideshows
Here are photos from the weekend in Cape Town, including Josh Salie shredding K-Bay and Matthew Moir training for the GoPro World Longboarding Champs in China. Grant Scholtz did the missions.
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17/11/2014, 09:08
summertime Breaking News
Open hostility and thuggery marred the Billabong Women's Summersurf Challenge at Long Beach this weekend, writes Robin de Kock of Surfing South Africa. Photo by Grant Scholtz
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14/11/2014, 15:16
der-dum-der-dum The Latest Clips
Everyone is talking about the massive barrel that Shane Dorian got from this Jaws bomb two days ago. Here it is in all its spray spitting glory, and already an entry into the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
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14/11/2014, 08:05
flight-of-the-barrel-bee Breaking News
Surf porn once looked like it would end, not with a bang or a barrel blow, but with a whisper of spent foam, but enter the multi-angled blast of new technologies that has changed the game, writes Spike.
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12/11/2014, 12:19
chinese-democracy Breaking News
Team South Africa is the top seed in the upcoming ISA China Cup and Hainan Classic in Riyue Bay, China, while the latter will be contesting the event for the first time.
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10/11/2014, 09:44
wavescape-festival The Latest Clips
Check the video teaser for a kiff mix of ocean photos (Sea Change outdoor exhibition); Slide Night (10 salty dogs, 10 tales), Fish Fry (surf craft party), and 30 epic films on the beach and indoors.
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10/11/2014, 09:32
wizards-of-waves Breaking News
Familiar faces scooped honours as surfers of all ages took to the sea at Umhlanga for the Wave Wizards Surf Club contest, a three-part series that ends at the annual Umhlanga Summer Festival.
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09/11/2014, 16:57
kom-fundraiser Breaking News
Pull in for some surf stoke while raising funds for hellman Mike Schlebach, who we want to send overseas to challenge the giants of the big wave world, in terms of men and spots.
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08/11/2014, 08:15
wavescape-shortcuts-2014 Breaking News
The Wavescape Shortcuts Film Contest offers a Red Bull Media House commission, and 2 GoPro Hero4 cameras. The best 3 films will be screened on 12 December in Cape Town.
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05/11/2014, 19:29
air-rush-stars Breaking News
A top SA longboarder and international kiteboarder join watersport brands Starboard Surf and Airush Kiteboarding at a launch in Cape Town tomorrow for their 2015 range in South Africa. Pull in.
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02/11/2014, 22:24
sixth-in-peru Breaking News
Defending champions South Africa slipped to sixth place at the ISA World Surfing Games in Peru this weekend, but fought back for a hard-won bronze medal in the Aloha Cup tag team relay.
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02/11/2014, 19:51
weekend-roundup Featured Slideshows
There was cool, well chilly, surf around the Cape Peninsula this weekend. Here are some photos by the ubiquitious Grant Scholtz who was lurking among the dunes and the boulders.
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31/10/2014, 13:18
swell-surf-trip Breaking News
Join Spike from Wavescape in partnership with True Blue Travel and 8 other salty sea dogs on a special surf trip to the Maldives next year to learn how to forecast swell ... oh ... and to surf your brains out.
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  • Plettenberg Bay

    Maxwell Maxwell Yesterday
    Hmm is anyone else having problems with the pictures on this blog loading? I'm trying to figure out if its a problem on my end or if it's the blog. Any responses wopuld be ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ Yesterday
    Finally some decent waves on Saturday before the onshore got into it. It was back to riding local miffness yesterday. Not much going on this morning with too much water and not ...

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  • Strand

    Sea Sloth Sea Sloth Yesterday
    Yaaaaaay, The Cam is pointing at pipe now :D. Sanity prevails, thank you.

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  • Strand

    Hannelie Hannelie Yesterday
    Hi. Great having the cam back, only a pity its out of focus now :(

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  • Profile: Dave Stubbs

    Dirk Wood Dirk Wood 2 days ago
    Dave makes one of the finest boards in the World......He is brilliant! Thanks Dave

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