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  • French Flair

    French Flair

    Mon, 19 August 2019

    Some insane skills were on display at the QS Caraïbos Lacanau Pro held in France on the weekend, and won by Maud Le Car and Marco Mignot. Here's the photo gallery. ..

  • 20 Whaaat?

    20 Whaaat?

    Thu, 15 August 2019

    A scarcely believable 21 second south swell is set to slam into SA from Friday into Saturday, forecasts Spike as he surveys some serious southern ocean carnage. ..

  • And Now for Chopes!

    And Now for Chopes!

    Thu, 15 August 2019

    Could the old man of the sea make it lucky #7 at the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley coming up at the infamous lefthand reef pass of Teahupo’o in six days? Contest preview by Spike. ..

  • Wha-Sup!

    Wha-Sup!

    Wed, 14 August 2019

    Free coffee, few crowds, and good vibes were part of the SA SUP Waveriding Championships recently, writes our favourite author Melissa Volcker. Pics Anna-Marie Steyn Frick ..

  • Cornwall Five-0

    Cornwall Five-0

    Thu, 8 August 2019

    Style is the thing in the latest photo gallery from the Boardmasters Longboard Pro taking place in fun looking conditions at Fistral Beach in Cornwall for men and women divisions. ..

  • Rock Heart

    Rock Heart

    Tue, 6 August 2019

    A month ago today, a sandy slab served a session of insane tubes. We can ruminate on the recent run of KZN skunkage, or refresh with this gallery by Nic Aberdein to actively alliterate us. ..

  • Cali Closeout

    Cali Closeout

    Mon, 5 August 2019

    Unusually, Huntington Beach pier had plenty of waves for the Vans US Open of Surfing. Here is a highlights gallery from the finals day yesterday, held in clean 3-5ft surf at the iconic spot. ..

  • Kicking it With Kanoa

    Kicking it With Kanoa

    Mon, 5 August 2019

    Kanoa Igarashi is a cool guy, affable and authentic, with little of the arrogance you get with pro athletes. This video of the young Japanese surfer was shot during the Corona JBay Open. ..

  • Somewhere in Sumbawa

    Somewhere in Sumbawa

    Mon, 5 August 2019

    In the final episode of his Indo Diaries, surf travel guru Greg Bertish and his family and friends luck into an epic swell in Sumbawa as the sun sets on an epic Indonesian adventure. ..

  • Rat Attack!

    Rat Attack!

    Mon, 5 August 2019

    Clean 2-3 ft surf at Muizies formed the basis for a determined assault on the title by groms in the Surf Emporium Western Cape Interschools league, with only three events to go. ..

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Monday 19th August 2019
french-flair-in-2019 Featured Slideshows
Some insane skills were on display at the QS Caraïbos Lacanau Pro held in France on the weekend, and won by Maud Le Car and Marco Mignot. Here's the photo gallery.
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Thursday 15th August 2019
20-whaaat-2019 Breaking News
A scarcely believable 21 second south swell is set to slam into SA from Friday into Saturday, forecasts Spike as he surveys some serious southern ocean carnage.
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Thursday 15th August 2019
and-now-for-chopes Breaking News
Could the old man of the sea make it lucky #7 at the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley coming up at the infamous lefthand reef pass of Teahupo’o in six days? Contest preview by Spike.
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Wednesday 14th August 2019
wha-sup-2019-2 Breaking News
Free coffee, few crowds, and good vibes were part of the SA SUP Waveriding Championships recently, writes our favourite author Melissa Volcker. Pics Anna-Marie Steyn Frick
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Thursday 8th August 2019
cornwall-five-0 Featured Slideshows
Style is the thing in the latest photo gallery from the Boardmasters Longboard Pro taking place in fun looking conditions at Fistral Beach in Cornwall for men and women divisions.
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Tuesday 6th August 2019
rock-heart Featured Slideshows
A month ago today, a sandy slab served a session of insane tubes. We can ruminate on the recent run of KZN skunkage, or refresh with this gallery by Nic Aberdein to actively alliterate us.
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Monday 5th August 2019
cali-closeout Featured Slideshows
Unusually, Huntington Beach pier had plenty of waves for the Vans US Open of Surfing. Here is a highlights gallery from the finals day yesterday, held in clean 3-5ft surf at the iconic spot.
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Monday 5th August 2019
kicking-it-with-kanoa Video
Kanoa Igarashi is a cool guy, affable and authentic, with little of the arrogance you get with pro athletes. This video of the young Japanese surfer was shot during the Corona JBay Open.
Read More
Monday 5th August 2019
somewhere-in-sumbawa Breaking News
In the final episode of his Indo Diaries, surf travel guru Greg Bertish and his family and friends luck into an epic swell in Sumbawa as the sun sets on an epic Indonesian adventure.
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Monday 5th August 2019
rat-attack Breaking News
Clean 2-3 ft surf at Muizies formed the basis for a determined assault on the title by groms in the Surf Emporium Western Cape Interschools league, with only three events to go.
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Monday 5th August 2019
erickson-marks-milestone-for-women Breaking News
Sage Erickson marked another milestone in the evolution of women's surfing when she won the first WSL QS10,000 for women, and equal prize money, at Huntington Beach yesterday.
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Friday 2nd August 2019
us-open-highs-2019 Featured Slideshows
Here is varied gallery of photos to catch up on highlights from the Vans US Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach in California, with emphasis on the lifestyle side of things.
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Thursday 25th July 2019
adaptive-stoke Breaking News
Proteas cricketer Dale Steyn joined a record number of adaptive surfers and volunteers for the official launch of the Roxy Davis Foundation down at Muizenberg on the weekend.
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Wednesday 24th July 2019
benji-barrels-best Breaking News
Benji Brand received a personal invite from Mick Fanning to surf the 2019 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang, and on the best day of the year at the Balinese Pipeline, he did not disappoint.
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Sunday 21st July 2019
look-whats-heading-to-durbs Breaking News
The Wavescape festival kicks off at Bay of Plenty in Durban tonight at 7pm, so see you there! Then films about Andy Irons and Lisa Andersen, giant waves, ocean love and more this week.
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Thursday 18th July 2019
finally-me-time Featured Slideshows
Supers fired yesterday at the Corona JBay Open! Sorry, that was a little joke. But Dungeons had a few bombs. Finally, some waves! The ous were all over it. Grant Scholtz was there.
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Monday 15th July 2019
street-surfing Video
Big wave surfer Frank Solomon finds an underground community of surfers in the place you’d least expect: Johannesburg. This excellent little film exudes authenticity. Nice one Frank!
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Sunday 14th July 2019
the-best-of-j-bay Featured Slideshows
The surfing has been off the charts by the women and men shredding some epic waves at the Corona JBay Open. Here is a meg-gallery of highlights by Alan van Gysen and Pierre Tostee.
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Thursday 11th July 2019
corona-jbay-close-ups Featured Slideshows
There is always a theme or an angle when you're taking photos. Here Grant Scholtz sits on the beach at the Corona JBay Open and gets right up and tight on the action in the water.
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Thursday 11th July 2019
crowdfunding-for-kowie-shark-survivor Breaking News
A crowdfunding campaign for medical costs has been launched for the young Port Alfred surfer recovering in hospital after he was bitten by a shark at East Pier yesterday, reports Spike.
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Wednesday 10th July 2019
made-in-sa-frankie-o Video
The tube-riding genius and general all round surfing epicness of Frankie Oberholzer is featured in Part 3 by Jason Hearn in his video series Made in South Africa. This episode excels.
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Wednesday 10th July 2019
that-view Featured Slideshows
This is the view that sank a thousand ships. Actually, not, but it has delighted many hundreds or maybe thousands of surfers. Here's photo highlights from the Corona JBay Open yesterday.
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Tuesday 9th July 2019
forecast-for-jbay Video
The first days of the Corona JBay Open swell window look quiet barring a pulse Friday arvi. In his video forecast, Spike discusses why that is, and tracks a meaty looking groundswell due next Tuesday.
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Monday 8th July 2019
sunday-roll-jbay-2019 Featured Slideshows
A solid swell swept through Supers yesterday to light up the hopes of those thronging to the Corona JBay Open. Grant Scholtz patiently snagged some cool angles from the beach.
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Sunday 7th July 2019
ballito-pro-highlights Featured Slideshows
Deivid Silva from Brazil just beat Aussie Jack Freestone to win the Ballito Pro pres. by O'Neill in bumpy 4ft surf. We thought we'd give you a mega highlights gallery from the last six days.
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Sunday 7th July 2019
local-is-lekker-jeffrey Breaking News
Fans pulling in for the Corona JBay Open are in for a treat, from local deals offered by JBay businesses to a crazy R15k board-and-wetsuit prize for downloading the JBay Winterfest app.
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Sunday 7th July 2019
dancing-in-the-deep Featured Slideshows
To honour World Ocean Month last month, and highlight the precious things we will lose if we don't urgently catch a wake-up, here is the 3rd gallery by Faine Pearl Loubser @fainepearl
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Sunday 7th July 2019
the-lombok-life Breaking News
In Part 4 of his Indo Diaries, surf travel guru Greg Bertish and his family and friends have an experience of a lifetime surfing and exploring the island of Lombok in Indonesia.
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Sunday 7th July 2019
raise-you-one-jbay-wildcard Breaking News
Ninth place in choppy five foot surf at the Ballito Pro pres by O'Neill yesterday has earned Durban surfer Beyrick De Vries the local wildcard into the Corona JBay Open next week.
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Sunday 7th July 2019
speed-lines Featured Slideshows
Things are hotting up in JBay as the pros blast apart a good swell in preparation for the Corona JBay Open. Grant Scholtz is in the hood for Wavescape to scoop some photographic gems.
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Friday 5th July 2019
something-this-way-comes Breaking News
Storms are stacking up but move into westerly mode after the weekend, which is not great for the Corona JBay Open, but Spike has spotted a brute at the end of next week.
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Friday 5th July 2019
bruce-and-jordy Video
With John John out of the Corona JBay Open, and defending champ Filipe Toledo under pressure, Jordy Smith enjoyed a little warmup session at a rare point recently. Here's the vid.
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Wednesday 3rd July 2019
rough-and-tough Video
In Episode 2 of his gritty video series for Red Bull, Made In South Africa, Jason Hearn picks the scar tissue of one of SA’s most mythical waves and the crew that rides it.
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Tuesday 2nd July 2019
octopus-traps-kill-humpback Breaking News
Good to know that DEFF has heeded calls after the City of Cape Town joined voices calling for a halt to octopus fishing after the death of another whale, a young Humpback, writes Spike.
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Monday 1st July 2019
wobbly-old-winter Featured Slideshows
We have had a wobbly old winter around the Cape of Storms, certainly in terms of big wave swells, but as these photos by Grant Scholtz will testify, there were good waves in the gaps.
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Friday 28th June 2019
the-zen-way Video
With the Corona J-Bay Open coming up in two weeks, we have spent time debating the proper way to surf Supertubes. Well, this video of Jordy Smith's perfect 20 in 2015 says it all.
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Friday 28th June 2019
rapid-response-saves-surfer Breaking News
Quick thinking, a phone call and a super fast response by members of NSRI Station 21 in Cape St Francis led to the rescue of a 22-year-old Cape Town surfer yesterday, writes Spike.
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Friday 28th June 2019
scaramouche,-will-you-do-the-fandango Featured Slideshows
Part of the dance at Supertubes in the Corona JBay Open is the carve. You are nothing if you can't carve. John John can. And so can others. Here's a curvy carve gallery from past posts.
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Thursday 27th June 2019
winter-finally-wakes-up Breaking News
A barrage of winter storms are lining up the Cape for a pummelling, with one about to strike, and another two to make landfall within the next five days, writes Spike.
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Thursday 27th June 2019
beneath-the-surface-ben-thouard Video
If you missed this spectacular seven minute doccie on French underwater surf photographer Ben Thouard, watch it now. His work is an exquisite statement of his trade.
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Wednesday 26th June 2019
made-in-south-africa Video
Watch this short doccie by Jason Hearn, the 1st in a Red Bull series hot off the press. Part I of Made in South Africa: The Mother City, with Jordy Smith and Cape Town surfers. Kiff!
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Wednesday 26th June 2019
the-lombok-lowdown Breaking News
In Part 3 of his Indo Diaries, surf travel guru Greg Bertish packs his family in a hired seven seater for a long trek east to Lombok that finds a salty reward, and an ice-cold Bintang.
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Mon Aug 19 14:50:25 +0000 2019

Some insane skills were on display at the QS Caraïbos Lacanau Pro held in France on the weekend, and won by Maud Le… https://t.co/j0OWNcCFYg
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Thu Aug 15 07:54:14 +0000 2019

Could the old man of the sea Kelly Slater make it the lucky 7th at the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley, coming up at… https://t.co/ur9XXya8zh
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Mon Aug 12 05:53:32 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- There's some south swell to 4ft on open coast Monday with maybe 2' or 3' sets bending into… https://t.co/Z2wz2fBNxT
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Cape Peninsula -- Solid if a bit messy stormsea Monday with white water heaving on deepwater reefs to a solid 15ft… https://t.co/Qsl3o7J1As
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