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Torpedo People Gather


Mon, 16 January 2017

The wetsuit with 11 fins that turns your body into a wave riding craft was invented by an oral surgeon in the US last year, but Spike still wants to know if he can have one ... please.  

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Maree 5th in World


Tue, 10 January 2017

Cape Town's Jordy Maree is fifth in the world after ending his junior surfing career at the World Junior Championship (WJC), held in tricky 2-3' surf at Bombo Beach in Kiama, Australia yesterday.

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Goodwave Surfers Announced


Thu, 22 December 2016

Organisers have released the final list of 32 surfers and alternates invited to surf in the Cell C Goodwave WSL Specialty surf contest in Durban next year.

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Twiggy Cements Lead


Wed, 21 December 2016

Charging! Twiggy Baker increased his lead on the BWT rankings after finishing 7th in the Nazare Challenge in ginormous 40 foot surf at Praia do Norte in Portugal yesterday. 

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Men in Black


Tue, 20 December 2016

Your man is a surfer and you're about to go on holiday? Hold it! Here are nine crucial tips to ensure your break stays fun-filled, sun-kissed and stress-free, writes Melissa Volker.

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Tubular Bell Rings for Bourez


Tue, 20 December 2016

The pro surf season is over after sublime tube riding saw Tahitian Michel Bourez win the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, the final stop on the 2016 WSL Championship Tour.

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Surf Ski Bite


Tue, 20 December 2016

The NSRI has urged caution in the Plett area after a surf ski paddler's close shave yesterday when a large white shark bit off a large piece of his boat while paddling off Keurbooms.

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The Beast Awakes!


Mon, 19 December 2016

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker is ready to charge a giant 40 foot swell that is bearing down on Nazare in Portugal tomorrow for the third event on the 2016/2017 WSL Big Wave Tour.

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World Record Wave


Thu, 15 December 2016

A 19m wave measured in the North Atlantic is a world record, say experts, who claim they get worse storms and waves than us in the southern hemisphere. Nooit bru! We beg to differ, says SPIKE.

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Magic Moments


Wed, 14 December 2016

With her limbs functioning and intact, standing on the beach at the Stance World Adaptive Surf Champs in La Jolla, Sandy Coffey was moved to deep emotions as she soaked in the magic.

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Kid, 16, Wins at Pipe


Tue, 13 December 2016

A 16-year-old Hawaiian kid called Finn McGill won the Pipe Invitational to earn a wildcard slot into the Billabong Pipe Masters where he will surf against Jordy Smith in Round 1 Heat 3.

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KZN Far North Coast -- Clean dawnie up the far north early Mondaywith 3' peaks about open coast before a galefor... https://t.co/YnkGEhYYjA
Durban and surrounds -- Town sheltered Mondayfrom a stiff southerly buster. There are buckled bumps on horizon a... https://t.co/fif4Abs9G5
KZN South Coast -- Open coast shredded Mondayby a staunch 25kts southerly buster. Swell a mixed up 2-3' windswel... https://t.co/XeVlSsJt8b
Eastern Cape East -- Stiff southerlies blow east of Port AlfredMondayeasing around to a mildly messy SE onshore.... https://t.co/GiaXGuDDdH

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