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Blow Pipe in PE


Fri, 19 April 2019

South Africans are dominating the first South African event in the WSL Africa Tour - the Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pro, which is underway in small surf in PE, and ends tomorrow.

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World Title Focus


Fri, 19 April 2019

Jordy Smith is through to Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach in search of his maiden world title with a solid display of power surfing at the backup site, Winkipop.

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Liberian Surfer Appeal


Tue, 16 April 2019

US surfing personality Sal Masekela, the son of SA music legend Hugh Masekela, has put his support behind a Kickstarter campaign to build a clubhouse for a Liberian surf club.

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Hands Off Our Coast!


Thu, 11 April 2019

Wavescape has teamed up with the Wild Swim, an environmental fund-raising project to prevent a special piece of Pondoland from being dug up into a titanic titanium mine, writes Spike.

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The Air Game 2019


Mon, 8 April 2019

Are surfing aerials and caber tossing the same? No. Not really. Well, maybe. Here are some thoughts from the Gold Coast, with Jordy Smith, Caroline Marks and the WSL, writes Spike.

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Two Twos Taken Out


Fri, 5 April 2019

Defending event winners and 2018 number 2s Julian Wilson and Lakey Peterson have been eliminated from the Quiksilver Pro and Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast, but Jordy Smith still in it.

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All Happening in Oz


Thu, 4 April 2019

It's all happening in Oz. The first event of the women's WSL CT season kicked off today. Kelly Slater is out of the men's. Jordy Smith is through to Round 3. Here's the lowdown.

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On the Charge


Thu, 4 April 2019

The macho world of big wave surfing had better sit up and take notice. Women are bustin' down the door and the times, they are a'changing, writes Craig Jarvis.

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Welcome Home Champ!


Tue, 2 April 2019

Who would bet on a 40-year-old South African winning his third big wave world title in six years? Well you wouldn't bet against Grant Twiggy Baker would you? He just did, writes Spike.

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History in Senegal


Mon, 1 April 2019

Jordy Maree posted the best result of a strong Saffa contingent in the first QS event to be held in West Africa, the Senegal Pro presented by BKS, where he placed equal third.

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Orcas Killed by Prey in False Bay


Mon, 1 April 2019

False Bay orcas 'Port' and 'Starboard', who gained infamy by killing sevengill and white sharks for their liver, have been killed by a pod of lesser spotted leopard sharks, writes Will Ganoid.

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