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  • Chalk & Cheese

    Chalk & Cheese

    Mon, 1 September 2014

    Here are two dramatic Cape contrasts, one with wild windsurfers in last week's woes west stormfest and the other from yesterday's airbrushed west swell up the Weskus. Photos Grant Scholtz ..

  • To the Max!

    To the Max!

    Fri, 29 August 2014

    This video clip from Sunday shows the skills of Max Armstrong, captain of the SA junior surfing team this year, shredding a secret spot. Funky edit by veteran Cape fimmaker Neil Webster. ..

  • Bananas in pyjamas

    Bananas in pyjamas

    Thu, 28 August 2014

    The banana boys swopped boardshorts for wetties this week as the KZN coastline lit up with solid winter perfection from North to South. Dawn Rouse braved the chilly air to get some town perspectives. ..

  • New Heights of Fin Control

    New Heights of Fin Control

    Wed, 27 August 2014

    FCS have announced a revolutionary, state-of-the-art fibreglass fin known as Neo Glass. Sounds like something out of the Matrix? It is! Read on. ..

  • Tuck Shop

    Tuck Shop

    Wed, 27 August 2014

    The images continue to trickle through from an epic day of surfing at Dungeons on Sunday after an epic long period groundswell cracked along the Cape Peninsula. Grant Scholtz was there. ..

  • EP Vic-torious

    EP Vic-torious

    Wed, 27 August 2014

    Check out the photo highlights from the Vic Bay Quadrangular, which was won by Eastern Province on the weekend. Super mom Sandy Coffey was there to shoot the action. ..

  • Cloud 9 Trip

    Cloud 9 Trip

    Tue, 26 August 2014

    Cloud 9, the famous right on Siargao Island in the Philippines, was the ideal holiday destination for Conor Eastment and his crew of Saffa mates. Welcome to paradise: warm water, barrels and ramps. ..

  • Blown Away

    Blown Away

    Tue, 26 August 2014

    The video highlights from Teahupo'o are a strong argument for best event in surf history. Combine modern skill with 10-15' glass at the scariest wave on earth? Good case for the defence mi'lord. ..


01/09/2014, 16:02
chalk-cheese Featured Slideshows
Here are two dramatic Cape contrasts, one with wild windsurfers in last week's woes west stormfest and the other from yesterday's airbrushed west swell up the Weskus. Photos Grant Scholtz
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29/08/2014, 11:49
to-the-max The Latest Clips
This video clip from Sunday shows the skills of Max Armstrong, captain of the SA junior surfing team this year, shredding a secret spot. Funky edit by veteran Cape fimmaker Neil Webster.
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28/08/2014, 23:24
bananas-in-pyjamas Featured Slideshows
The banana boys swopped boardshorts for wetties this week as the KZN coastline lit up with solid winter perfection from North to South. Dawn Rouse braved the chilly air to get some town perspectives.
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27/08/2014, 15:11
new-heights-of-fin-control Breaking News
FCS have announced a revolutionary, state-of-the-art fibreglass fin known as Neo Glass. Sounds like something out of the Matrix? It is! Read on.
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27/08/2014, 12:06
tuck-shop Featured Slideshows
The images continue to trickle through from an epic day of surfing at Dungeons on Sunday after an epic long period groundswell cracked along the Cape Peninsula. Grant Scholtz was there.
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27/08/2014, 11:55
ep-vic-torious Featured Slideshows
Check out the photo highlights from the Vic Bay Quadrangular, which was won by Eastern Province on the weekend. Super mom Sandy Coffey was there to shoot the action.
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26/08/2014, 10:45
tripping-on-cloud-9 The Latest Clips
Cloud 9, the famous right on Siargao Island in the Philippines, was the ideal holiday destination for Conor Eastment and his crew of Saffa mates. Welcome to paradise: warm water, barrels and ramps.
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26/08/2014, 09:17
high-flyer The Latest Clips
The video highlights from Teahupo'o are a strong argument for best event in surf history. Combine modern skill with 10-15' glass at the scariest wave on earth? Good case for the defence mi'lord.
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26/08/2014, 08:36
midas-medina Breaking News
The debate is raging. Was that the best surfing event in history? Either way, history will say that Gabriel Medina won the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti over a gallant Kelly Slater in incredible waves.
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25/08/2014, 13:46
dungeons-delivers Featured Slideshows
Dungeons showed sublime form yesterday, with a few big waves gliding through liquid glass at times. Grant Scholtz shot from one of the boats recording the peak of a superb long distance swell.
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25/08/2014, 12:40
no-chokes-at-chopes Breaking News
JBay might just lose its mantle of best surf of the year on the ASP elite tour after sublime waves sparked life into the Billabong Pro Tahiti as the 36-man field was whittled down to 12.
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24/08/2014, 21:49
anatomy-of-a-swell Featured Slideshows
What a swell! Here is a cross-section of what happened in Cape Town this weekend. Pics Nick Wren & Grant Scholtz with diary by Paul Botha and Spike.
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21/08/2014, 15:42
anatomy-of-a-skeleton Breaking News
On the eve of a new mission to Namibia by desert rats from all over earth, here is the Code Red cut on swell strikes here by Cody "Codered" Futeran, who chats to Kneelo legend Gigs Cilliers.
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20/08/2014, 10:11
bad-day-at-the-office Breaking News
It was anther bad day at the office for the South African crew at Chopes, Travis withdrew with a foot injury and Jordy couldn't find his rhythm after his nasty smackdown the day before.
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19/08/2014, 23:12
jordy-s-gnarly-day Breaking News
Jordy Smith will put his 25th place in the Billabong Pro Tahiti down to a horrendous wipeout yesterday that almost ended his career, if not his life. Spike was watching the live stream out of Teahupo'o.
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19/08/2014, 09:31
scary-perfection Breaking News
The Billabong Pro Tahiti got underway yesterday in the biggest surf of the season as the world's best battled 10-15 foot surf at Teahupo'o for Round 1 and the opening two heats of Round 2.
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18/08/2014, 22:32
tube-king-kelly The Latest Clips
Check this dredging mutating beast that saw the evergreen Kelly Slater sail through his Round 1 encounter at the Billabong Pro Tahiti. You could say it was more than a 9.4 pt ride? Contest Monday night SA time.
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18/08/2014, 22:04
vintners-sink-roots Breaking News
Dolphins knocked a SUP off his board at the 16th Rip Curl Vintners Surf Classic as though feeling left out of the event for winemakers and friends, writes Spike. Photos Thys Lombard, Adriaan Oelofse and Cobus Joubert.
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18/08/2014, 13:59
el-gringo-goes-off Breaking News
Day 3 of the APB Arica Chilean Challenge finally saw the big names enter the water. While current world number one, Jared Houston stumbled into round 4, Iain Campbell blasted his way directly into round 5, here are words, video and photos of the action in South America.
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18/08/2014, 11:44
boom-boom Breaking News
A double boom-box in the deep thumps out radiating rings of marine mayhem bearing down on Cape Town from Saturday, and a four-day window looks set to bring a Big Wave World Tour green light, writes Spike.
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18/08/2014, 08:28
gudauskas-wins-in-france Breaking News
American Tanner Gudauskas, 26, won the ASP 5-Star So├Âruz Lacanau Pro over 16-year-old Italian Leonardo Fioravanti while SA's Mikey February made it to round five, but sadly exited the event.
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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 17 hours ago
    The swell has clamed down a bit but its still solid out there this morning. Forget about any of the open faced beaches or anything south. Its a mess! Durban was wild and ...

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  • Muizenberg 2

    Dylanbirkett Dylanbirkett 2 days ago
    Hi guys the cam is stuck on thursday

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  • Eastern Cape West

    surfmag  marney surfmag marney 3 days ago
    Aweh Spike... my post on the 8th August worked... we asked for swell, and look ehat happened in JBAY - non stop huge bombs that came through... shot Spike... our prayer worked ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 3 days ago
    me to. It came smashing through. I see its only white capping out at sea right now. lets see what swell arrives with it! Thanks for the feedback. means a heap!

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Max Muenchhoff Max Muenchhoff 3 days ago
    Hi Russ, Glad your boards didn't fly away over night! Still reading your reports, great job! Max

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