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  • Buitendag Mourned

    Buitendag Mourned

    Fri, 27 March 2015

    The South African surfing community are in mourning at the passing of former Provincial and National Masters Team member Colin Buitendag, 54, father of Bianca. ..

  • Big Wave Awards

    Big Wave Awards

    Fri, 27 March 2015

    The nominees for the 2015 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards have been announced, with hundreds of entries from all over the world indicating a sharp increase in standard. ..

  • Alley Oop 540?

    Alley Oop 540?

    Wed, 25 March 2015

    Who landed the world's first surfing Alley Oop 540? Here, Albee Layer lands his 2nd, and they are claiming he is the first ... but John John Florence might have something to say about that! Watch this space. ..

  • Get Free Quick!

    Get Free Quick!

    Mon, 23 March 2015

    Talented young surfers shred Long Beach in this gallery from the weekend depicting some of the action in the Quiksilver Get Free Series #1. Photos by Luke Patterson and Fabian Coetzee. ..

  • Barrel Baby!

    Barrel Baby!

    Mon, 23 March 2015

    When Jorge Tirado posted a video of his baby getting barrelled on a bodyboard, media mayhem ensued. As a parent, Spike feels weird, but many are stoked for the little mite. What do you reckon? ..

  • Brand on Fire

    Brand on Fire

    Mon, 23 March 2015

    Kommetjie's Benji Brand came within a whisker of clinching his first World Surf League title - at the Pipe Pro Junior in Hawaii yesterday before local Josh Moniz pulled off a big move in the dying minutes. ..

  • Retro Spectre

    Retro Spectre

    Mon, 23 March 2015

    Last Tuesday, Durban fired. Nic Aberdein captured these shots in three hours across three piers, with Grant Baker, John McCarthy, Ricky Basnett, Mike Frew, David Van Zyl and Brandon Ribbink.  ..

  • Few Words Can

    Few Words Can

    Mon, 23 March 2015

    Taking the day off, or just chilling in the office? Watch free-to-view film Few Words and enjoy wildman free-skier Candide Thovex as he slides through the most sumptious snow scenes you will see. ..


27/03/2015, 11:43
buitendag-mourned Breaking News
The South African surfing community are in mourning at the passing of former Provincial and National Masters Team member Colin Buitendag, 54, father of Bianca.
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27/03/2015, 11:06
big-wave-awards Breaking News
The nominees for the 2015 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards have been announced, with hundreds of entries from all over the world indicating a sharp increase in standard.
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25/03/2015, 09:59
alley-oop-540 BruTube
Who landed the world's first surfing Alley Oop 540? Here, Albee Layer lands his 2nd, and they are claiming he is the first ... but John John Florence might have something to say about that! Watch this space.
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23/03/2015, 13:35
get-free-quick Featured Slideshows
Talented young surfers shred Long Beach in this gallery from the weekend depicting some of the action in the Quiksilver Get Free Series #1. Photos by Luke Patterson and Fabian Coetzee.
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23/03/2015, 13:18
barrel-baby Breaking News
When Jorge Tirado posted a video of his baby getting barrelled on a bodyboard, media mayhem ensued. As a parent, Spike feels weird, but many are stoked for the little mite. What do you reckon?
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23/03/2015, 09:44
brand-on-fire Breaking News
Kommetjie's Benji Brand came within a whisker of clinching his first World Surf League title - at the Pipe Pro Junior in Hawaii yesterday before local Josh Moniz pulled off a big move in the dying minutes.
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23/03/2015, 08:57
retro-spectre Featured Slideshows
Last Tuesday, Durban fired. Nic Aberdein captured these shots in three hours across three piers, with Grant Baker, John McCarthy, Ricky Basnett, Mike Frew, David Van Zyl and Brandon Ribbink. 
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23/03/2015, 08:23
few-words-can BruTube
Taking the day off, or just chilling in the office? Watch free-to-view film Few Words and enjoy wildman free-skier Candide Thovex as he slides through the most sumptious snow scenes you will see.
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23/03/2015, 08:07
mikey-in-march Breaking News
Michael February won the premier open mens division at the first of three Quiksilver Get Free events held in fun 3' Long Beach at the finals yesterday, says the press release. Pics Luke Patterson
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23/03/2015, 07:41
warm-up-for-free Featured Slideshows
Witsands, near Cape Town, is not normally known for good surf, but Friday's confluence of tide, wind and swell changed that for surfers preparing for the Quiksilver Get Free Series. Pics Grant Scholtz.
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19/03/2015, 11:54
baby-barrel-blues BruTube
Young dad takes baba bodysurfing. Mom lets him. Baba gets barrelled. Dad puts video on Vimeo. Surfing world explodes with social media chatter, with divided views on the merits of baba's barrel.
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18/03/2015, 12:47
hamba-kahle BruTube
Awesome downhill skateboard edit of Cape Town mullet Alex Meyer blasting one of the main arteries down from Imizamu Yethu in Hout Bay, making history as the first person to skate this run. Hamba!
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18/03/2015, 09:49
without-peer Featured Slideshows
When the Durban beachfront lights up, few waves match this quality. A steady stream of east swell has been running over the last couple of days. Dawn Rouse captured some of the action.
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18/03/2015, 08:45
frumious-brandersnatch Featured Slideshows
Pea-green Llandudno tubes yesterday: "beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun. The frumious Bandersnatch!" Photos Grant Scholtz
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18/03/2015, 08:03
overbitten BruTube
Hawaiian Albee Layer digs deep, literally, to make this tube at Jaws. This video by Elliot Leboe had just been entered for the Billabong Ride of the Year category at the 2015 XXL Big Wave Awards.
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17/03/2015, 10:15
super-trial Breaking News
The JBU Surf Club has announced that the 2015 edition of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA will run prior to the JBay Open World Surf League event during the JBay Winterfest 2015.
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17/03/2015, 10:03
2015-surf-series Breaking News
Umhlanga Rocks and Port Alfred have received the nod from surf lifestyle brand Quiksilver as venues in their 2015 events calendar, which now also includes an U16 junior division.
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13/03/2015, 18:29
retro-vibes BruTube
Check this shweet little video edit of the RVCA Rolling Retro that took place recently at Llandudno near Cape Town, showing something a little old, something a bit hipster, and yet fresh, all at the same time.
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13/03/2015, 13:31
win-win Breaking News
The rise of Brazil in surfing continued as Filipe Toledo won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, with Hawaiian Carissa Moore claiming a win in the Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks before a boisterous crowd.
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12/03/2015, 15:02
surf-dog-spot BruTube
Dog surfing competitions are becoming quite popular in California. This newsclip from the Guardian in the UK showcases one held a few months ago in Huntingon Beach. El Rollo Rover!
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12/03/2015, 14:53
legends-gala-chow Breaking News
Shaun Tomson will be the keynote speaker and special guest of the Surfing Legends gala dinner to take place on 12 May at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban. Support SA surfing heritage and book your table.
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