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A Rather Ridiculous Barrel


Tue, 17 January 2017

What a wave Koa Rothman had on Saturday at Pipeline. Here's the video of the Hawaiian threading the eye of an insane tube: the current front runner for the O'Neill Wave of the Winter. 

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Godzilla on Tour!


Thu, 12 January 2017

They call Jordy Smith Godzilla in Japan as we find out in this video of the big man visiting the land of the rising sun after finishing 2nd on the WSL Championship Tour last year. 

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North Shore Droning


Thu, 12 January 2017

If you haven't been to the North Shore of Hawaii, no matter. Just watch this video clip shot by drones during 2016 and perhaps you won't feel the need to go. Perhaps. 

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Christmas Surf Report


Wed, 21 December 2016

Here is a video surf report by Spike for the rest of the week and Christmas weekend. Lank good waves and westerlies (except for the poor folk at the start of the clip). Have a good one.

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Big Wave Profile: Makua Rothman


Thu, 15 December 2016

In this video, Hawaiian Makua Rothman talks about life, big wave surfing, his path as a musician and how he came to be one of the most respected young chargers today, despite setbacks. 

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Glassy Girl Slide


Wed, 21 December 2016

It's the silly season, so let's look at this video silliness from the Kelly Wave Co in the form of glassy perfection and female athletes in the form of surfing professionals sliding the glide elastic.

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Grace Under Pressure


Mon, 12 December 2016

It's been a tough year for Bianca Buitendag, but in this WSL video, she candidly talks about the challenges she has faced, with support from a stellar cast of her friends in surfing.

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What Above Earth!?


Tue, 15 November 2016

What above earth in this video are these mullet Frenchmen doing? Its a sort of sky surfing meets zipline BASE jumping. If you figure it out, please let us know? 

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Another Milestone


Mon, 14 November 2016

Well, it was bound to happen! Wow. In this video Kai Lenny pulls off a huge air at Jaws after the Pe'ahi Challenge, when he swapped the gun for a towboard. Great surfing too.

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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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