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  • World Surfing Games

    World Surfing Games

    Fri, 24 October 2014

    Dubai competes in the ISA World Surfing Games in Peru from tomorrow, its 50th anniversary, but Spike wonders what surf you get in Dubai, and whether this means potential for Eric the Eel. ..

  • Big Wave Help!

    Big Wave Help!

    Tue, 21 October 2014

    Mike Schlebach, respected Cape Town big wave charger, needs our help to get him to the Titans of Mavericks event in California. He has made it onto a list of 36 of the best in the world, but there's more. ..

  • Fanno beats Jordy

    Fanno beats Jordy

    Tue, 21 October 2014

    Mick Fanning defeated Jordy Smith to win the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal in clean 3-5' barrels in Peniche yesterday, throwing the title race wide open for three surfers: Fanning, Medina and Slater. ..

  • Window Bangs Open

    Window Bangs Open

    Mon, 20 October 2014

    The northern Big Wave World Tour window opened with a bang last week as a big winter storm arrived, prompting a mission to a new spot in Portugal by Peter Mel and John John Florence, writes Spike. ..

  • Standing Wave

    Standing Wave

    Mon, 20 October 2014

    Mountain biking faces similar challenges to surfing as advances in technology begin to merge disparate disciplines of downhill and cross country MTB riding. Spike takes a look. ..

  • Long Walk

    Long Walk

    Mon, 20 October 2014

    A record 124 entries were received for the WP Longboard Champs this weekend. Chris Heath (Grand Masters) shows some moves at Long Beach as he prepares for the contest. Pics Grant Scholtz. ..

  • Purge in Portugal

    Purge in Portugal

    Mon, 20 October 2014

    Peniche delivered big upsets yesterday as tour leaders Gabriel Medina and Kelly Slater were culled from the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, while Jordy Smith cruised into Round 4 after dispatching Freddie P. ..

  • 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. ..


24/10/2014, 16:13
world-surfing-games Breaking News
Dubai competes in the ISA World Surfing Games in Peru from tomorrow, its 50th anniversary, but Spike wonders what surf you get in Dubai, and whether this means potential for Eric the Eel.
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21/10/2014, 09:20
big-wave-help Breaking News
Mike Schlebach, respected Cape Town big wave charger, needs our help to get him to the Titans of Mavericks event in California. He has made it onto a list of 36 of the best in the world, but there's more.
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21/10/2014, 08:39
fanno-beats-jordy Breaking News
Mick Fanning defeated Jordy Smith to win the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal in clean 3-5' barrels in Peniche yesterday, throwing the title race wide open for three surfers: Fanning, Medina and Slater.
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20/10/2014, 09:55
window-bangs-open Breaking News
The northern Big Wave World Tour window opened with a bang last week as a big winter storm arrived, prompting a mission to a new spot in Portugal by Peter Mel and John John Florence, writes Spike.
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20/10/2014, 09:46
standing-wave Breaking News
Mountain biking faces similar challenges to surfing as advances in technology begin to merge disparate disciplines of downhill and cross country MTB riding. Spike takes a look.
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20/10/2014, 08:18
long-walk Featured Slideshows
A record 124 entries were received for the WP Longboard Champs this weekend. Chris Heath (Grand Masters) shows some moves at Long Beach as he prepares for the contest. Pics Grant Scholtz.
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20/10/2014, 07:50
purge-in-portugal Breaking News
Peniche delivered big upsets yesterday as tour leaders Gabriel Medina and Kelly Slater were culled from the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, while Jordy Smith cruised into Round 4 after dispatching Freddie P.
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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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  • Hibberdene

    gillie gillie 1 hour ago
    and this webcam is being updated when? :sigh:

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  • Kalk Bay

    PanIndo PanIndo 1 hour ago
    Please fix :-?

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  • Flying Stealth MP3 Download

    Micheline Micheline Yesterday
    Sealand - who has not sanctioned this petition - claims that it must be an impartial state for nearly 40 years. The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in ...

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  • Table View

    Paul Paul Yesterday
    What's up with this camera? Seems to spend more than half the time down. How can it be arranged for someone to check on it? Cheers

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 2 days ago
    Aaaaah some good news for a change. A break from this bloody wind for the next day and a half. Light southerly all morning swinging to light to a moderate SE later this arvie.

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