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  • Fish Fry Saturday!

    Fish Fry Saturday!

    Thu, 27 November 2014

    Pull in to the Wavescape Fish Fry this Saturday at the Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg for a day of fun and prizes, from craft beer to craft boards, from sustainable fish braai to kiff fish boards. ..

  • Back of the Line

    Back of the Line

    Thu, 27 November 2014

    Surfing troubadeer and Cape Town local Robin Auld has released a new song Back of the Line, which plays to surfing's ocean spirit and awareness of sharks - check it out for the muso surfie mix. ..

  • Saffas Shine

    Saffas Shine

    Thu, 27 November 2014

    Saffa surfers posted stellar performances as Bianca Buitendag made the quarters at the Target Maui Pro in Hawaii while Dylan Lightfoot shredded tiny waves to make Round 4 of the Hainan Classic in China. ..

  • Coast to Coast

    Coast to Coast

    Wed, 26 November 2014

    Check out this video dropped recently by Brendon Gibbens, who shows off his many skills during a few surf sessions in Cape Town and Durban this year. ..

  • Wavescape Shortcuts 2014

    Wavescape Shortcuts 2014

    Tue, 25 November 2014

    The Wavescape Shortcuts Film Contest offers a Red Bull Media House commission, and 2 GoPro Hero4 cameras. The best 3 films will be screened on 12 December in Cape Town. ..

  • The Board Swop

    The Board Swop

    Mon, 24 November 2014

    A cool initiative by surfers for surfers took place at the Kommetjie Boardswap when funds were raised to send local lad Mike Schlebach to Mavericks. Words and pics Dougal Paterson. ..

  • History in China

    History in China

    Mon, 24 November 2014

    History was made at the China Cup when China competed for the first time in a ISA surfing event. Mikey February and Tanika Hoffman were the best placed Saffas: Repercharge 5 and a silver medal respectively. ..

  • Off The Lip!

    Off The Lip!

    Mon, 24 November 2014

    All manner of moustache, many barely passing muster, were seen jostling for attention at the Off the Lip Movember Surf Jam at Westbrooke, near Durban, on Saturday. Photos Grant Scholtz. ..


27/11/2014, 14:20
fish-fry-saturday Breaking News
Pull in to the Wavescape Fish Fry this Saturday at the Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg for a day of fun and prizes, from craft beer to craft boards, from sustainable fish braai to kiff fish boards.
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27/11/2014, 09:18
back-of-the-line The Latest Clips
Surfing troubadeer and Cape Town local Robin Auld has released a new song Back of the Line, which plays to surfing's ocean spirit and awareness of sharks - check it out for the muso surfie mix.
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27/11/2014, 08:40
saffas-shine Breaking News
Saffa surfers posted stellar performances as Bianca Buitendag made the quarters at the Target Maui Pro in Hawaii while Dylan Lightfoot shredded tiny waves to make Round 4 of the Hainan Classic in China.
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26/11/2014, 11:37
coast-to-coast The Latest Clips
Check out this video dropped recently by Brendon Gibbens, who shows off his many skills during a few surf sessions in Cape Town and Durban this year.
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24/11/2014, 12:24
the-board-swop Breaking News
A cool initiative by surfers for surfers took place at the Kommetjie Boardswap when funds were raised to send local lad Mike Schlebach to Mavericks. Words and pics Dougal Paterson.
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24/11/2014, 08:50
history-in-china Breaking News
History was made at the China Cup when China competed for the first time in a ISA surfing event. Mikey February and Tanika Hoffman were the best placed Saffas: Repercharge 5 and a silver medal respectively.
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24/11/2014, 08:17
off-the-lip3 Featured Slideshows
All manner of moustache, many barely passing muster, were seen jostling for attention at the Off the Lip Movember Surf Jam at Westbrooke, near Durban, on Saturday. Photos Grant Scholtz.
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21/11/2014, 13:30
festival-time-2014 Breaking News
The 11th Wavescape Festival, which starts in Muizenberg, near Cape Town this Saturday 29 November, celebrates surf culture and ocean sustainability with a record 33 films and a host of cool events.
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20/11/2014, 14:16
profile-dave-stubbs The Latest Clips
In this short film, we get an inside glimpse of veteran shaper and surfing guru Dave Stubbs, one of Cape Town's most respected surfing elders. Movie by Tao Farren-Hefer.
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19/11/2014, 09:08
its-millers-time Featured Slideshows
The locals of Port Elizabeth congregated a couple of days ago at Millers for a fun session as a loverly SSE swell slentered into Algoa Bay. Grant Scholtz was there to capture the style council at play in their backyard.
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19/11/2014, 08:52
macking-monday Featured Slideshows
The crew in JBay scored a special session on Monday morning. Grant Scholtz missed the best of it, but managed to shoot the dying embers of an epic south swell as the southerly breeze started to puff.
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19/11/2014, 07:47
logie-retires Breaking News
It's the end of the road for WCT campaigner Travis Logie, who has decided to retire from compeditive surfing after the Pipe Contest wraps up. The ASP sat down with the legend for a quick Q&A.
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18/11/2014, 12:17
twig-jaws Breaking News
Solid 25ft Jaws broke last week, and the big wave crew, including our Grant Twiggy Baker where out there representing. One particular wave that Twiggy rode was deemed one of the paddle waves of the day. Twiggy sent us this.
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17/11/2014, 21:50
jordy-9th-dusty-wins Breaking News
Jordy Smith got equal 9th despite explosive moments, and Hawaii's Dusty Payne snatched a dramatic win at the Reef Hawaiian Pro after a torrid few years that saw him drop off the WCT radar.
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17/11/2014, 21:30
around-about Featured Slideshows
Here are photos from the weekend in Cape Town, including Josh Salie shredding K-Bay and Matthew Moir training for the GoPro World Longboarding Champs in China. Grant Scholtz did the missions.
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17/11/2014, 09:08
summertime Breaking News
Open hostility and thuggery marred the Billabong Women's Summersurf Challenge at Long Beach this weekend, writes Robin de Kock of Surfing South Africa. Photo by Grant Scholtz
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14/11/2014, 15:16
der-dum-der-dum The Latest Clips
Everyone is talking about the massive barrel that Shane Dorian got from this Jaws bomb two days ago. Here it is in all its spray spitting glory, and already an entry into the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
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14/11/2014, 08:05
flight-of-the-barrel-bee Breaking News
Surf porn once looked like it would end, not with a bang or a barrel blow, but with a whisper of spent foam, but enter the multi-angled blast of new technologies that has changed the game, writes Spike.
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12/11/2014, 12:19
chinese-democracy Breaking News
Team South Africa is the top seed in the upcoming ISA China Cup and Hainan Classic in Riyue Bay, China, while the latter will be contesting the event for the first time.
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10/11/2014, 09:44
wavescape-festival The Latest Clips
Check the video teaser for a kiff mix of ocean photos (Sea Change outdoor exhibition); Slide Night (10 salty dogs, 10 tales), Fish Fry (surf craft party), and 30 epic films on the beach and indoors.
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10/11/2014, 09:32
wizards-of-waves Breaking News
Familiar faces scooped honours as surfers of all ages took to the sea at Umhlanga for the Wave Wizards Surf Club contest, a three-part series that ends at the annual Umhlanga Summer Festival.
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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ Yesterday
    A fine morning here along the East Coast of South Africa. Unfortunately not too much in terms of waves except for a very selective shorey that pops up every now and then. I ...

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  • Wavescape Shortcuts 2014

    Paul van Jaasveld Paul van Jaasveld 3 days ago
    Hi there Joshua John! If you make a special version for the contest that's fine. 6 minutes is the max, but I would recommend making it even shorter if you can. Remember, you ...

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  • Wavescape Shortcuts 2014

    Joshua John Joshua John 3 days ago
    Hi there With regards to the Wavescape Shortcuts Film Contest; Firstly I think it's an awesome idea and it really inspires me as an aspiring film maker. I have a short film ...

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  • Scottburgh open coast

    Russ Russ 3 days ago
    Finally some decent waves on Saturday before the onshore got into it. It was back to riding local miffness yesterday. Not much going on this morning with too much water and not ...

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  • Strand

    Sea Sloth Sea Sloth 4 days ago
    Yaaaaaay, The Cam is pointing at pipe now :D. Sanity prevails, thank you.

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