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  • Big Wave Lay Day

    Big Wave Lay Day

    Fri, 17 October 2014

    A big winter storm has put the Rip Curl Pro Portugal on hold, but the big wave crew have had vague reason for mild stoke at a newly discovered big wave spot in Portugal called Papoa near Peniche. ..

  • Freedom Flows

    Freedom Flows

    Mon, 13 October 2014

    An epic run of surf for the Hurley SA Junior Champs saw KZN Central claim the coveted Freedom Cup in pumping 3-4' offshore surf at Lower Point. Words Craig Jarvis. Images Grant Scholtz. ..

  • SA Juniors Shine

    SA Juniors Shine

    Sun, 12 October 2014

    As the sun sparkled on a shimmering sea at Jeffreys Bay yesterday, our best junior surfers shone bright at the Hurley Junior SA Champs. Grant Scholtz squinted into the glare of young talent. ..

  • Hurley Burley 2

    Hurley Burley 2

    Fri, 10 October 2014

    SA's top young surfers put on crisp performances in clean 2' lines along Lower Point for Day 2 of the Hurley SA Junior Championships yesterday. Words Craig Jarvis. Photos Grant Scholtz. ..

  • Going South at North

    Going South at North

    Thu, 9 October 2014

    He got spat out a monstrous tube like a toy, but got bounced into  barnacled pylons at North Beach, where veteran bodyboarder Clay Greenslade held on grimly. Story and pics Douglas williams. ..

  • Pushing the Point

    Pushing the Point

    Wed, 8 October 2014

    Tiny surf at Point goes a solid five foot+ from late on Day 2 at the Hurley Junior SA Champs tomorrow, with WP in an early push on Day 1 today. Words Craig Jarvis. Images Grant Scholtz ..

  • Hurley Burley 1

    Hurley Burley 1

    Wed, 8 October 2014

    The Hurley SA Junior Champs kickstarted at Lower Point today with much colour and fanfare as the provinces began their 2014 battle for supremacy. Grant Scholtz was there to shoot the skirmishes. ..

  • Title Race Tightens

    Title Race Tightens

    Mon, 6 October 2014

    It was Oz on Oz as Australian Stephanie Gilmore snatched victory from compatriot Sally Fitzgibbons in a hard fought final in clean 4' surf at the Cascais Women’s Pro yesterday. ..


17/10/2014, 13:41
big-wave-lay-day The Latest Clips
A big winter storm has put the Rip Curl Pro Portugal on hold, but the big wave crew have had vague reason for mild stoke at a newly discovered big wave spot in Portugal called Papoa near Peniche.
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13/10/2014, 06:31
freedom-flows Breaking News
An epic run of surf for the Hurley SA Junior Champs saw KZN Central claim the coveted Freedom Cup in pumping 3-4' offshore surf at Lower Point. Words Craig Jarvis. Images Grant Scholtz.
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12/10/2014, 12:38
sa-juniors-shine Featured Slideshows
As the sun sparkled on a shimmering sea at Jeffreys Bay yesterday, our best junior surfers shone bright at the Hurley Junior SA Champs. Grant Scholtz squinted into the glare of young talent.
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10/10/2014, 09:54
hurley-burley-2 Breaking News
SA's top young surfers put on crisp performances in clean 2' lines along Lower Point for Day 2 of the Hurley SA Junior Championships yesterday. Words Craig Jarvis. Photos Grant Scholtz.
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09/10/2014, 10:43
going-south-at-north Breaking News
He got spat out a monstrous tube like a toy, but got bounced into  barnacled pylons at North Beach, where veteran bodyboarder Clay Greenslade held on grimly. Story and pics Douglas williams.
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08/10/2014, 16:27
pushing-the-point Breaking News
Tiny surf at Point goes a solid five foot+ from late on Day 2 at the Hurley Junior SA Champs tomorrow, with WP in an early push on Day 1 today. Words Craig Jarvis. Images Grant Scholtz
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08/10/2014, 14:13
hurley-burley-1 Featured Slideshows
The Hurley SA Junior Champs kickstarted at Lower Point today with much colour and fanfare as the provinces began their 2014 battle for supremacy. Grant Scholtz was there to shoot the skirmishes.
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06/10/2014, 12:08
title-race-tightens Breaking News
It was Oz on Oz as Australian Stephanie Gilmore snatched victory from compatriot Sally Fitzgibbons in a hard fought final in clean 4' surf at the Cascais Women’s Pro yesterday.
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06/10/2014, 11:09
junior-finale Breaking News
Small onshore waves didn't deter the best junior surfers in the country as they tore the Seal Point waves apart in their bids for event and series titles in the finale of the Billabong Junior Series.
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05/10/2014, 16:11
hurley-heats-up Breaking News
The heats for the 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs have been posted as the country’s top juniors aged 17 and younger gear up for an almighty tussle at Lower Point, JBay, next week.
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05/10/2014, 15:33
surf-spot-train-smash Breaking News
Transnet issued a press release last week to announce that the railway service road from Elands Bay to Doringbaai on the West Coast is now closed to the public. SPIKE looks at the repercussions.
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05/10/2014, 14:49
john-john-cracks-it Breaking News
John John Florence took the Quiksilver Pro France apart in cranking thick 8-10 foot barrels while Jordy Smith fell to Jadson Andre in the semi-finals after a promising win over Kelly Slater in the quarters.
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05/10/2014, 14:19
surf-sealant The Latest Clips
Check this funky edit that flows with aerial and water angles of Day 1 and 2 at the Billabong Junior Series this weekend at Seal Point, with super rippable walls for the drone to track as the groms attacked.
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04/10/2014, 10:03
grom-day-one Breaking News
Despite light onshore winds, walling 3-4' waves poured down Seal Point yesterday to provide the perfect launch pad for the best junior surfers in South Africa. Photos Ian Thurtell
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03/10/2014, 12:50
dirtbin-delivers Featured Slideshows
Thick east swell has been grinding down the sand particles between the piers along the Durban beachfront, and day upon day of good surf has seen the locals smiling again. Photos by Dawn Rouse.
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02/10/2014, 15:47
hot-off-the-mountain The Latest Clips
There he goes, blowing minds again. In his latest video, top free trials MTB rider Danny MacAskill takes us on a crazy POV trip thro some crazy mountains in his home, the Isle of Skye. View in HD.
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02/10/2014, 14:32
february-flight-plan Featured Slideshows
The spray has settled from the Quiksilver Takes One to Know One series, but the images linger. The crew at Liquid Images released this photo highlights package of the last event at Vic Bay.
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01/10/2014, 17:03
ep-se-voet Featured Slideshows
Looking lekker in pink, Greg Emslie (Border) could not stop EP winning the SA Champs at Mossel Bay on the weekend. These photos by Liquid Images capture the colour of some classy surfing.
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01/10/2014, 16:41
west-kussed Breaking News
Transnet has shut down a key West Coast road between Elands Bay and Doringbaai, which effectively cuts off a number of surf spots, making many virtually impossible, or difficult, to get to.
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29/09/2014, 16:41
attack-of-the-groms The Latest Clips
Watch the edit of the upcoming Hurley SA Junior Champs that comes to Lower Point in JBay from the 7 to 11 October. Be ready for an invasion of the hottest groms in South Africa.
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29/09/2014, 09:47
shot-down-in-the-street Featured Slideshows
Photo highlights of the Reef Kalk Bay Shootout held in 3-4' surf at SA's mini Pipeline. Jordy Maree was the standout standup while Johnny Maritz boosted bodyboarding, by Billy Ackerman.
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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 10 minutes ago
    Another very crap weekend for waves. Its still a leftover mess this morning. The swell has dropped but its sideways. The water colour seems a bit "off" as well! Looks to be ...

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  • Feast of Winter

    Gennie Gennie 1 hour ago
    Aw, this was a very nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to make a great article… but what can I say… I hesitate a whole lot and don't seem to get anything done. my ...

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  • Noordhoek

    Paul van Jaasveld Paul van Jaasveld 15 hours ago
    Hi Charl. I only saw this message now. How long was it down for? (It's 14:56 now and you posted this 08:00) Cams are all working as far as I have it.

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  • Noordhoek

    Charl Charl 22 hours ago
    Hi Paul All cams seem to be down , pls have a look. all say please reload page .

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 3 days ago
    A very short report this morning. The SW has bust through and it looks as if she is still to stretch her legs as the day moves forward. The only place for any surf is between the ...

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