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Thursday 16 January 2020

Former Cape Town surfer and longboard maestro Michael Grendon became a Kiwi media celebrity on the weekend after he rescued two girls swept to sea in a rip current, writes Spike.

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Monday 13 January 2020

No foul play is suspected in the death of Cape Town surfboard shaper Ryan Smith who died in mysterious circumstances on the weekend, writes Spike.

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Breaking News News Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:41:57 +0200
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Friday 27 December 2019

Icy Cape Town waters are known to the intrepid few who get tubed in tiny summer surf. Here's a mega gallery from the recent Llandudno event from Liam Wood and Sean Thompson

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Sunday 22 December 2019

In Hawaii they call us the Saffa cyclone, but at Llandudno last week, we saw the Hout Bay Hurricane surge through the surf at Llandudno near Cape Town. Cover Shot Sean Thompson

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Friday 20 December 2019

Italo Fereirra is the world champion, but seldom in the history of surfing have more people had more at stake in one day, but that was still a dick move by Medina, writes Spike.

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Breaking News News Fri, 20 Dec 2019 15:42:00 +0200
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Wednesday 18 December 2019

The rise of young Kommetjie charger Fabian Campagnolo continues after his 5th in pristine big waves at Punta Galea in Spain on Monday, writes Spike. Cover photo Sebastian Staines

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Breaking News News Wed, 18 Dec 2019 10:27:23 +0200
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Monday 16 December 2019

Spike put together this video edit of the 2019 cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Champs held a few days ago in macking Peahi. Catch the highlights of brutal wipeouts, giant tubes and amazing rides.

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Friday 12 December 2019

Paige Alms and Billy Kemper won the Jaw Big Wave Championships early today. Grant Twiggy Baker just missed the semis after a tightly contested heat. Here's a highlights gallery.

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Featured Slideshows Photos Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:55:48 +0200
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Friday 12 December 2019

The Rock has been firing for the opening rounds of the final event of the CT season. Here's a mega-gallery that highlights the first two days of absolutely epic 6-10 foot Pipeline.

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Thursday 12 December 2019

So the world title looks like Medina's to take after rotten bad luck ended Jordy Smith's hope earlier today in heaving 8-10ft barrels at the Billabong Pipe Masters.

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Breaking News News Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:30:01 +0200
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Wednesday 11 December 2019

He finds Italo Ferriera’s surfing ugly, and still can’t fathom the 10 points Italo got for that huge backhand air reverse back in Portugal. Craig Jarvis ponders the world title permutations.

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spike@wavescape.co.za (Steve Pike) Featured Breaking News News Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:53:36 +0200