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  • The Never-Ending Slide

    The Never-Ending Slide

    Tue, 3 May 2016

    Skeleton Bay delivered epic surf from dik Winter Storm #1 recently as Benji Brand, Bianca Buitendag, Jordy Maree, Matt Bromley and others were rewarded with some of the best waves of their lives. ..

  • Mindsurf This!

    Mindsurf This!

    Tue, 3 May 2016

    As the spray settles in the wake of the WSL Big Wave Awards, lets look again at the video of Yuri Soledade's insane ride. Eeyoh! We hope the ou with the drone releases his footage soon. ..

  • Sunrise Ride

    Sunrise Ride

    Sat, 30 April 2016

    Riding a barrel into the sun is romantic when it never ends. Benji Brand has been at it again in Namibia. This video just dropped as an entry into an international Go Pro contest. ..

  • Macking Monday

    Macking Monday

    Sat, 30 April 2016

    Macking Monday was the call for many Cape breaks early this week. Dungeons gave Kim Bouchier a glimpse of her wares, as she cruised the channel looking for the perfect shot. ..

  • East Coast Cracker

    East Coast Cracker

    Sat, 30 April 2016

    This week, the South African coast has been on fire, as day after day of grunting groundswell pummelled our shores. Grant Scholtz went on a mission, using his camera as his weapon. ..

  • Back from the Past

    Back from the Past

    Sat, 30 April 2016

    In days gone by, you would rarely see women surfing at many SA surf breaks. This gallery shows just how much has changed, thanks to the lens of Grant Scholtz. ..

  • The New Jordy

    The New Jordy

    Fri, 29 April 2016

    We have been following this kid like surfers track surf charts. Jordy Maree is the current SA under 17 champion and he doesn't have a sponsor. This video shows simply that he should.  ..

  • And so she left it

    And so she left it

    Thu, 28 April 2016

    "An unexpected trip to Namibia over the weekend ended up being one of the most unforgettable trips of my entire life."  Bianca Buitendag on the trip that inspired this cool video. ..


03/05/2016, 19:03
the-never-ending-slide Video
Skeleton Bay delivered epic surf from dik Winter Storm #1 recently as Benji Brand, Bianca Buitendag, Jordy Maree, Matt Bromley and others were rewarded with some of the best waves of their lives.
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03/05/2016, 18:26
mindsurf-this Video
As the spray settles in the wake of the WSL Big Wave Awards, lets look again at the video of Yuri Soledade's insane ride. Eeyoh! We hope the ou with the drone releases his footage soon.
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30/04/2016, 16:03
sunset-slide Video
Riding a barrel into the sun is romantic when it never ends. Benji Brand has been at it again in Namibia. This video just dropped as an entry into an international Go Pro contest.
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30/04/2016, 15:10
macking-monday-in-cape-town Featured Slideshows
Macking Monday was the call for many Cape breaks early this week. Dungeons gave Kim Bouchier a glimpse of her wares, as she cruised the channel looking for the perfect shot.
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30/04/2016, 15:08
east-coast-cracker Featured Slideshows
This week, the South African coast has been on fire, as day after day of grunting groundswell pummelled our shores. Grant Scholtz went on a mission, using his camera as his weapon.
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30/04/2016, 14:59
back-from-the-past Featured Slideshows
In days gone by, you would rarely see women surfing at many SA surf breaks. This gallery shows just how much has changed, thanks to the lens of Grant Scholtz.
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29/04/2016, 15:51
the-new-jordy Video
We have been following this kid like surfers track surf charts. Jordy Maree is the current SA under 17 champion and he doesn't have a sponsor. This video shows simply that he should. 
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28/04/2016, 12:37
and-so-she-left-it Video
"An unexpected trip to Namibia over the weekend ended up being one of the most unforgettable trips of my entire life."  Bianca Buitendag on the trip that inspired this cool video.
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26/04/2016, 15:51
supertrial-15-revealed-5-to-go The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA
The next 5 surfers invited to the JBU Supertrial have been announced, and they have an admirable mix of surfing proficiency, flair and hard-earned Supers stripes.
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25/04/2016, 16:00
big-wave-surfers-honored Breaking News
The world’s best big wave surfers hit the red carpet in Southern California this past weekend for the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards. Press Release.
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23/04/2016, 10:03
left-right-west-coast Featured Slideshows
A few days ago, the guys were testing out the Lamberts Bay venue for the Vans Pro Classic, a WSL QS1000 event for Men and Pro Junior (U18) Boys. Looks fun eh? Photos Grant Scholtz.
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22/04/2016, 11:14
winter-storm-1 Breaking News
The first little swell and storm of the year is klapping Cape Town today, with NW gales and a rain deluge arriving after 2pm with a giant mixed up storm swell, writes Spike.
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20/04/2016, 13:24
hynd-sighted Video
When you free yourself of fins, according to Derek Hynd, you free yourself. The Man and the Sea, an award-winning short film, depicts a true surfing pioneer. It was shot in JBay last year.
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20/04/2016, 11:52
the-age-of-wood Breaking News
When you invest sweat and blood in crafting the board you ride, there are unexpected benefits to your soul, your style and the glide itself. Matthew Kramer writes from his heart.
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19/04/2016, 11:40
down-the-tubes Featured Slideshows
Three top skateboarders took to Dubai’s massive Aquaventure Waterpark when it closed for maintenance, riding 156 metres of speed runs, a 14m wall and the huge Aquaconda slide.
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19/04/2016, 10:11
five-out,-one-left Breaking News
Last year's winners and event favourites Joshua Moniz and Mikey February have crashed out of the Martinique Surf Pro after a day of upsets, with just one Saffa remaining in contention.
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18/04/2016, 11:08
carribean-calypso-2016 Breaking News
Mikey February is the poster guy for the 2016 Martinique Surf Pro, which started yesterday on this exotic Caribbean island, where he is the man. Five South Africans are still in the mix, writes Spike.
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18/04/2016, 07:54
big-wave-tour-adds-nazare Breaking News
Big wave spot Nazare has been added to the Big Wave Tour, and the WSL also announced the addition of a women's championship and even a qualifying series that puts two surfers into the big league.
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16/04/2016, 14:51
the-golden-age Featured Slideshows
Check this stunning gallery of sunlit shots from Llandudno in Cape Town a week ago by Lee-Anne Curtis-Cox, who managed to scoop some sublime moments of ocean chiaroscuro.
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16/04/2016, 13:36
seabass-back-in-the-mix Breaking News
Injury replacement Sebastian Zietz clawed his way into 2016 contention when he claimed victory in macking Margaret River earlier today, propelling him to 2nd in the rankings, writes Spike.
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15/04/2016, 06:15
it-s-a-cam-jack Breaking News
Some strange things are happening on certain Cape Town beach cameras today. If you look at the cam images at Melkbos and Table View, you will seea mysterious silver vehicle. Say what?
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14/04/2016, 15:04
walking-in-the-rayne Breaking News
It looks like the other camera brand that has all but taken over the world, but the South African designed Rayne ultra 4k camera has some key differences. Special Offer.
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13/04/2016, 12:53
next-five-surfers The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA
The next five surfers invited to compete in the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA have been announced, and they are a mix of experience, talent and Supertubes know-how.
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13/04/2016, 08:37
durbs-does-it-again Featured Slideshows
The Durban swell switch swung open again at the end of last week. Nic Aberdein shot this epic gallery of perfection in the land of bananas and ruler-edged walls. 
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13/04/2016, 08:32
ripping-in-oz Featured Slideshows
Whatever you think of competitive surfing, you have to admit the pros can surf a bit. Here's a gallery of intense moves put on by the crew at Margaret River to wile away the current lay days. 
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13/04/2016, 08:21
on-a-movie-mission Breaking News
An adventure filmmaker is working with Red Bull Media House in 2016 on a secret film project after winning the Wavescape Shortcuts Film Contest, which was part of the Wavescape Festival.
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12/04/2016, 16:48
february-can-t-wait-for-june The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA
We spoke to Mikey February, who is frothing for the 2016 Supertrial after he got a taste of the JBay Open as a last-minute alternate last year. CRAIG JARVIS asked the questions.
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12/04/2016, 12:07
the-problem-with-margie Breaking News
A cool Western Australian town with great waves, wine farms and culture. But where is the surf love? Craig Jarvis investigates the problem with Margie.
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09/04/2016, 08:15
high-on-stoke Featured Slideshows
Check the latest photos of pumping surf at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Things look good for the South Africans. Jordy Smith is through to Rd 3 tho Biance Buitendag must still surf Rd 2. 
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08/04/2016, 11:22
cape-town-pro Breaking News
Cape Town is back on the surf calendar with the Cape Town Pro, presented by Quiksilver, a WSL Qualifying Series event that has been earmarked for Bloubergstrand in May.
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