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  • Falklands Epic Comes to Cape Town

    Falklands Epic Comes to Cape Town

    Fri, 24 May 2019

    Pull in next Wednesay in Cape Town to meet the Azulay brothers at the African premiere of their new film, Transcending Waves, a surf adventure epic fresh from the Falkland Islands. ..

  • Adaptive High Fliers

    Adaptive High Fliers

    Fri, 24 May 2019

    Here's a gallery of photographs depicting the best of the Build for Better South African Adaptive Surfing Championship held at New Pier last weekend. Photos by various folk. ..

  • Can Kelly make it 12?

    Can Kelly make it 12?

    Thu, 23 May 2019

    He was last on the Gold Coast, but the greatest surfer in history made the quarters at Bells and just smashed his way into the last eight in Bali. Is Kelly back? Watch the videos. ..

  • Judging Jordy Part II

    Judging Jordy Part II

    Tue, 21 May 2019

    Coming across a comment by Aussie legend Gary "Kong" Elkerton on Facebook, Spike sifts through the deluge of reaction to Jordy's exit from the Corona Bali Protected. ..

  • Winter Swell Course

    Winter Swell Course

    Tue, 21 May 2019

    Please be aware that the audio-visual Spike Swell & Ocean Course about how waves form and how to read swell charts has been postponed to Thursday 6 June in Cape Town.  ..

  • Durban Adapts to Clean Surf

    Durban Adapts to Clean Surf

    Mon, 20 May 2019

    After a nervous week of tests after the sewage leak in Durban, the Build for Better Adaptive Surfing Championship was held in clean 2-3’ surf at New Pier over the weekend, writes Spike. ..

  • Shred in Africa

    Shred in Africa

    Thu, 16 May 2019

    An item on the bucket list should be to surf the pulsing shores of West Africa. In this epic edit, Mikey February brings home the beat of the mighty continent we call home. ..

  • Ship Shape Sharp

    Ship Shape Sharp

    Mon, 13 May 2019

    The Red Bull Cape Fear event ran in macking Shipstern's Bluff in Tasmania today and by the evidence in this photo album by the good peeps at Red Bull, conditions were a little bit gnarly. ..

  • Car Key Suspect in Custody

    Car Key Suspect in Custody

    Mon, 13 May 2019

    A suspect is in custody with car keys linked to the Cape Town surfer murdered last week, while big wave surfer Frank Solomon has urged authorities to target violent crime, writes Spike. ..

  • All in the Family

    All in the Family

    Mon, 13 May 2019

    John John's boet Nathan Florence beat an elite field including Mick Fanning to win the Red Bull Cape Fear early today at heaving Shipstern's Bluff in Tasmania, writes Spike. ..

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Friday 24th May 2019
falklands-epic-comes-to-cape-town Breaking News
Pull in next Wednesay in Cape Town to meet the Azulay brothers at the African premiere of their new film, Transcending Waves, a surf adventure epic fresh from the Falkland Islands.
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Friday 24th May 2019
adaptive-high-fliers Featured Slideshows
Here's a gallery of photographs depicting the best of the Build for Better South African Adaptive Surfing Championship held at New Pier last weekend. Photos by various folk.
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Thursday 23rd May 2019
can-kelly-make-it-12 Video
He was last on the Gold Coast, but the greatest surfer in history made the quarters at Bells and just smashed his way into the last eight in Bali. Is Kelly back? Watch the videos.
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Tuesday 21st May 2019
judging-jordy-part-ii Breaking News
Coming across a comment by Aussie legend Gary "Kong" Elkerton on Facebook, Spike sifts through the deluge of reaction to Jordy's exit from the Corona Bali Protected.
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Tuesday 21st May 2019
spike-swell-course-winter-2019 Breaking News
Please be aware that the audio-visual Spike Swell & Ocean Course about how waves form and how to read swell charts has been postponed to Thursday 6 June in Cape Town. 
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Monday 20th May 2019
durban-adapts-in-clean-water Breaking News
After a nervous week of tests after the sewage leak in Durban, the Build for Better Adaptive Surfing Championship was held in clean 2-3’ surf at New Pier over the weekend, writes Spike.
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Thursday 16th May 2019
february-shreds-west-africa Video
An item on the bucket list should be to surf the pulsing shores of West Africa. In this epic edit, Mikey February brings home the beat of the mighty continent we call home.
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Monday 13th May 2019
ship-shape-sharp-2019 Featured Slideshows
The Red Bull Cape Fear event ran in macking Shipstern's Bluff in Tasmania today and by the evidence in this photo album by the good peeps at Red Bull, conditions were a little bit gnarly.
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Monday 13th May 2019
murder-suspect-arrested-2019 Breaking News
A suspect is in custody with car keys linked to the Cape Town surfer murdered last week, while big wave surfer Frank Solomon has urged authorities to target violent crime, writes Spike.
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Monday 13th May 2019
all-in-the-family-2019 Breaking News
John John's boet Nathan Florence beat an elite field including Mick Fanning to win the Red Bull Cape Fear early today at heaving Shipstern's Bluff in Tasmania, writes Spike.
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Wednesday 8th May 2019
soul-ous-unite Featured Slideshows
A single fin slide slips the glide fantastic during the epic run of swell at Jeffreys Bay recently. JBay local Garth Robinson was on hand from the beach to get in close on the action.
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Monday 6th May 2019
finals-day-at-bells Video
The WSL just dropped this in-depth video about the iconic Bells Beach while also providing us with a feature-length summary of the thunderous surf on finals day of the Rip Curl Pro. 
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Sunday 5th May 2019
north-and-south-2019 Featured Slideshows
The predicted south swell roared through in the Jeffreys Bay area yesterday to the delight of the gathered hordes. Local photographer Phil Craig was there to capture their antics.
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Saturday 4th May 2019
hands-free-in-seapoint Featured Slideshows
The big swell has arrived! A few hours ago brought bombs to a barrelling left off Sea Point in Cape Town and Jeff Ayliffe was there to shoot from on top of the concrete wall.
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Friday 3rd May 2019
sealed-and-delivered Breaking News
A Reunion Island surfer stood out at the SA Longboard Championship held at Seal Point over six days of winter conditions, writes Paul O'Connell. Photos Kody McGregor
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Friday 3rd May 2019
one-wave-twiggy Breaking News
One wave earned world champion Twiggy Baker a cool R1.2 million at the WSL Big Wave Awards at Redondo Beach early this morning, writes Spike.
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Thursday 2nd May 2019
twiggy-for-president Breaking News
Will this wave win Twiggy Baker Ride of the Year, and as world champ, Best Performance, at the WSL Big Wave Awards? Watch live tomorrow 4.30am ZA time, writes Spike.
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Tuesday 30th April 2019
oh-my-big-purple-hat Video
What on earth is that? Call it a dik storm down to 937mb at its core that is about to bliksem you with a serious south swell of unprecedented power. Here's the Spike video report.
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Tuesday 30th April 2019
out-of-site-2019 Breaking News
Cape Town beach-goers have been confronted with an unusual sight lately: whale sharks washed ashore around the Cape Peninsula, writes Tatjana Baleta. Photos Maryke Musson.
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Monday 29th April 2019
you-can-ring-my-bell Featured Slideshows
An epic swell smacked the Torquay coast this weekend. Here's a mega-gallery showing the highlights of the finals end of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach depicting the carnage. Proper!
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Monday 29th April 2019
the-high-light-10`9 Video
After a year of filming, Beyrick De Vries has finally released his 16 minute video Higher Light by Steven Michelsen between stops on the WSL Qualifying Series. It's quite rad.
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Monday 29th April 2019
judging-jordy Video
Are the judges seeing Jordy Smith's waves properly? Here's two videos of the semi and interview with Jordy after losing to John John Florence plus disgruntled fan comments. You decide.
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Friday 26th April 2019
longboard-champs-2019 Breaking News
A solid 16 second groundswell is due to liven up the SA Longboard Championships at Seal Point tomorrow as defending champions WP attempt to retain the team trophy.
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Friday 26th April 2019
for-whom-the-bell-tolls-in-2019 Breaking News
Most of the time, Bells Beach is a relatively innocuous walling point, but yesterday, the iconic spot bared its teeth as the 50 Day Storm arrived, writes Spike.
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Thursday 25th April 2019
the-50-day-storm Video
In the latest video report, Spike finds all-round ocean chaos across the globe, from the "50 Year Storm" at Bells to Mozambique to KZN and Wild Coast to Cape Town.
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Wednesday 24th April 2019
lightey-power Breaking News
There will be no grumpy parents shouting from the sidelines, only stoke, at the second event in the Surf Emporium Western Cape Inter Schools Surfing League this weekend, writes Spike.
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Tuesday 23rd April 2019
storm-carnage-dbn-2019 Breaking News
A strange west moving cutoff low pressure system has caused storm havoc and at least 51 deaths in KZN, with rainfalls of up to 300mm moving down to the South Coast, writes Spike.
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Tuesday 23rd April 2019
shine-on-you-crazy-diamond Featured Slideshows
A mixed bag of conditions greeted surfers at the Nelson Mandela Surf Pro last week and weekend at the Pipe on Pollock Beach in PE. Ian Thurtell was on hand to record the naunces.
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Tuesday 23rd April 2019
moody-blues Featured Slideshows
Conditions in Kowie for the Royal St Andrews Hotel Port Alfred Surf Classic started off moody and chunky yesterday. Ian Thurtell captured the action framed by some dramatic weather.
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Tuesday 23rd April 2019
flying-high-in-pe-2019 Breaking News
Joshe Faulkner and Minami Nonaka clinched the Nelson Mandela Surf Pro on Sunday, with Nonaka completing a rare double - the women's and junior women's titles.
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Friday 19th April 2019
pop-goes-winki Featured Slideshows
This gallery of photos highlights Day 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach that was held at the backup surf spot of Winkipop, which lies a few hundred metres from the iconic Bells.
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Friday 19th April 2019
blow-pipe-in-pe Breaking News
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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Friday 19th April 2019
world-title-focus Breaking News
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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Tuesday 16th April 2019
liberian-surfer-appeal Breaking News
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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Monday 15th April 2019
bells-beach-teaser Video
Stop #2 on the Championship Tour begins in two days at the iconic spot of Bells Beach at Torquay in Australia. The theme for this one is More History, More Tour. Here's a video teaser.
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Monday 15th April 2019
portugal-goes-off Featured Slideshows
Portugal has seen firing at the start of spring, with the QS3,000 Pro Santa Cruz north of Ericeira won by former CT surfer Frederico Morais of Portugal. Here's a highlights gallery.
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Monday 15th April 2019
monday-mindsurf Video
Sit back, relax and get your hair blown back by some spray spit as we take a tour of the North Shore with Volcom Stone and the house that Gerry Lopez built on the beach at Pipeline. 
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Thursday 11th April 2019
when-there-is-a-grey-area Featured Slideshows
The takeoff decision in big Sunset can be a grey area. Mark Harley captured this evocative photo gallery as a 20 second swell hit the coast of Kommetjie on Tuesday.
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Thursday 11th April 2019
hands-off-our-coast Breaking News
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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Monday 8th April 2019
gold-blooded-parity Featured Slideshows
Caroline Marks has another reason to be joyful. For the 1st time in WSL history, the women won the same $ as the men on the CT. Here's photo highlights from finals day on the Gold Coast.
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Monday 8th April 2019
stand-and-deliver-2019 Featured Slideshows
Last week brought sublime surf to Durban when tide and wind were right. Cyclone Joaninha was happy to deliver while the locals were more than happy to receive. Photos Dawn Rouse
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Monday 8th April 2019
the-air-game-2019 Breaking News
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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Fri May 24 15:33:51 +0000 2019

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