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  • Muizies Funday

    Muizies Funday

    Mon, 26 October 2020

    The weekend brought sublime surf to the Cape Peninsula, including classic lines rolling into Muizenberg. Grant Scholtz was there to capture the fun in this photo gallery. ..

  • Breaking Point

    Breaking Point

    Mon, 26 October 2020

    This is a breaking story about the beach at Seal Point, and how some locals are fiercely fighting to stop Seal Point homeowners from ruining it. Craig Jarvis is one such angry local. ..

  • Longboarding Goes Fresh

    Longboarding Goes Fresh

    Thu, 22 October 2020

    The penny dropped. The WSL Surf Ranch is perfect for longboarding! Here is a doccie about The Surf Ranch from last weekend, including interviews with Kassia Meodor and others. ..

  • Optical Illusion

    Optical Illusion

    Thu, 22 October 2020

    From age two to 82, more than 220 South African surfers and others took to the water in last week’s Little Optimist Global Challenge, raising more than R200,000 for 13 charities. ..

  • Hanging at the Ranch

    Hanging at the Ranch

    Mon, 19 October 2020

    Longboarding returned to the WSL on the weekend, when Soleil Errico and Justin Quintal won the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic, a specialty event held at night. Check some photies. ..

  • Hello Summer!

    Hello Summer!

    Fri, 16 October 2020

    Summer is here, with a benign weekend of mild weather, a small going on flat ocean after a proper Cape winter. However, as Spike reports, there is a seven day spell of swell ahead! ..

  • Surfer Collective

    Surfer Collective

    Thu, 15 October 2020

    Surfers of all persuasions are raising funds for community projects as part of the Little Optimist Global Charity Challenge, with the February family launching a 24 hour marathon, writes Spike. ..

  • Devil and the Mushy Blue Sea

    Devil and the Mushy Blue Sea

    Fri, 9 October 2020

    Caught twixt winter and summer this weekend, the Western Cape faces rain, cold mornings, stiff E winds and washy S-SE windmush, reports Spike in his report for @Discoverctwc ..

  • And ... We're Back!

    And ... We're Back!

    Mon, 5 October 2020

    Surfing slowly claws back with WSL specialty events and local competitions. Here are photo highlights from cooking Oceanside at the Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro on the weekend. ..

  • Oceanside Show

    Oceanside Show

    Mon, 5 October 2020

    Caitlin Simmers,14, became the youngest finalist in the history of the WLS Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro, a specialty event held in Oceanside, California, behind winner Lakey Peterson. ..

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Monday 26th October 2020
muizies-funday Featured Slideshows
The weekend brought sublime surf to the Cape Peninsula, including classic lines rolling into Muizenberg. Grant Scholtz was there to capture the fun in this photo gallery.
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Monday 26th October 2020
breaking-point Breaking News
This is a breaking story about the beach at Seal Point, and how some locals are fiercely fighting to stop Seal Point homeowners from ruining it. Craig Jarvis is one such angry local.
Read More
Thursday 22nd October 2020
longboarding-goes-fresh Video
The penny dropped. The WSL Surf Ranch is perfect for longboarding! Here is a doccie about The Surf Ranch from last weekend, including interviews with Kassia Meodor and others.
Read More
Thursday 22nd October 2020
optical-illusion Breaking News
From age two to 82, more than 220 South African surfers and others took to the water in last week’s Little Optimist Global Challenge, raising more than R200,000 for 13 charities.
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Monday 19th October 2020
hanging-out-at-the-ranch-2020 Featured Slideshows
Longboarding returned to the WSL on the weekend, when Soleil Errico and Justin Quintal won the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic, a specialty event held at night. Check some photies.
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Friday 16th October 2020
hello-summer Video
Summer is here, with a benign weekend of mild weather, a small going on flat ocean after a proper Cape winter. However, as Spike reports, there is a seven day spell of swell ahead!
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Thursday 15th October 2020
surfer-collective Breaking News
Surfers of all persuasions are raising funds for community projects as part of the Little Optimist Global Charity Challenge, with the February family launching a 24 hour marathon, writes Spike.
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Friday 9th October 2020
devil-and-the-mushy-blue-sea Video
Caught twixt winter and summer this weekend, the Western Cape faces rain, cold mornings, stiff E winds and washy S-SE windmush, reports Spike in his report for @Discoverctwc
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Monday 5th October 2020
and-we-re-back Featured Slideshows
Surfing slowly claws back with WSL specialty events and local competitions. Here are photo highlights from cooking Oceanside at the Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro on the weekend.
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Monday 5th October 2020
oceanside-show Breaking News
Caitlin Simmers,14, became the youngest finalist in the history of the WLS Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro, a specialty event held in Oceanside, California, behind winner Lakey Peterson.
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Friday 2nd October 2020
all-in-the-family-february Breaking News
Son and father Mikey and Isaac February have thrown their weight behind the Covid-induced Global Charity Challenge involving Optimist Dinghies anywhere on earth in October.
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Friday 2nd October 2020
hurricane-hunks Video
After a vicious black SE struck with 188km/h gusts that would make the US east coast proud, Spike sees the weekend brighten in his video for @Discoverctwc, but with little to no surf.
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Friday 25th September 2020
winter-vice Video
And still winter holds us in her icy vice. Two cold fronts scrape past us this weekend, Spike tells us in his video forecast for the Western Cape. Expect mushy windswell and frisky west winds.
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Wednesday 23rd September 2020
best-of-2019-gallery-5 Featured Slideshows
After we contrived to scratch 2020 off the calendar, here's a new edition of Red Bull photos from 2019 in an amazing array of crazy feats and moments of magical adventure: Part 5 of 6.
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Wednesday 23rd September 2020
apocalypse-wow-episode-2 Coronovirus Novel
Forcibly moved from Muizies and dumped in a map-less wasteland, our apocalyptically inclined cluster of cartoon heroes are lucky, cos the Corner has become a kak show. By ND Mazin
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Monday 21st September 2020
come-on-eileen Breaking News
The time before lockdown feels like eons ago, but it’s mere months after Spike spent the day on a boat to record a special moment in the lives of four sea turtles.
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Friday 18th September 2020
winter-keeps-on-giving Video
After travelling 4000km over more than three days, a 20 second west swell is about to make landfall in the Western Cape. Here is Spike's video report for Discoverctwc.
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Tuesday 15th September 2020
the-long-wait-is-over Breaking News
JBay hero and WSL 2020 tour rookie Matthew McGillivray, who stayed in Australia during lockdown, has made the wait count with a runner-up finish at the Tweed Coast Pro.
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Tuesday 15th September 2020
kaboom-a-bomb-blast-in-the-ocean-deep Video
An intense storm explodes deep in the ocean 4000km west of the SW Cape, and in his surf report vlog, Spike spots a 20 second swell heading our way on the weekend.
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Friday 11th September 2020
a-sun-day-in-the-shade Video
There were sublime waves at beachies around the Cape last Sunday. Grant Scholtz flicks from stills to video to capture insane tube riding from the likes of Jordy Smith, and the boys. 
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Friday 11th September 2020
bounce-back-to-winter Video
After a week of waves - some fun, some serious - we got kapped by a quick-fire southeaster, but Spike spots a feisty burst of winter heading our way this weekend, with big swell set for Monday.
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Wednesday 9th September 2020
a-tale-of-two-breaks Breaking News
A week ago, one of those rare south swells lit up False Bay. Craig Wilson, keen surf photog and founder of mymuizenberg.co.za, captured two very different spots on the same swell.
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Tuesday 8th September 2020
topped-up-tuesday Featured Slideshows
A thumping west swell hit the Western Cape overnight and after a small lull in the spring-time big wave scene, Sunset had a few today, if a little slow. Grant Scholtz shot this gallery.
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Monday 7th September 2020
octopus-film-lands Breaking News
It's been a wild ride for the Sea Change Project's Pippa Ehrlich and Craig Foster, but more restful seas await today with the international release of the film My Octopus Teacher on Netflix.
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Friday 4th September 2020
apocalypse-wow-episode-1 Coronovirus Novel
Our catastrophically inclined cluster of cartoon heroes are thrust into a new chapter of apocalyptic chaos from earth's core co-morbidity. Welcome to Apocalypse Wow! By ND Mazin
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Friday 4th September 2020
and-the-beat-goes-on Video
Winter finally begins to let up, and in today's Western Cape surf report for the weekend, Spike speaks of epic surf, light winds and beautiful conditions, with more on the way!
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Monday 31st August 2020
now-for-a-caning-by-a-cutoff-low Video
In his video forecast for ZA this week, Spike tracks the passage of a potent cutoff low that brings rain and weird weather plus four storms = swell for a week or more.
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Friday 28th August 2020
winter-holds-on-tight Video
Winter will not relinquish her icy grip just yet as Spike checks a double cold front smack into the Western Cape during his video forecast for @DiscoverCTWC
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Thursday 27th August 2020
codename-afrosurf Breaking News
US-based surfing icon Selema Masekela has put his weight behind AFROSURF, the first book to comprehensively document and celebrate surfing and related street culture in Africa.
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Monday 24th August 2020
rainbow-bay Video
The best right point on earth of late, with one of the best young surfers on earth, JBay local and upcoming star Dylan Lightfoot, helps Mike Ruthnum on his journey as a videographer.
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Friday 21st August 2020
spring-about-to-sprung Video
In this week's Spike Report video for @DiscoverCTWC Spike shows us why it's going to be a kiff weekend in the Western Cape, with clear skies, light winds and cooking surf.
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Monday 17th August 2020
three-storms-as-we-head-for-spring Video
In this week's video report, Spike analyses a late lineup of three winter swells in six day, the first arriving with bad weather and big South swell, while the other storms just send swell.
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Monday 17th August 2020
staples-and-bell-win-online Breaking News
The digital dust has settled and two surfers from the inaugural Rip Curl E-Pro have emerged triumphant, Dale Staples from Cape St Francis and Sophie Bell from Salt Rock.
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Friday 14th August 2020
stormy-weekend-ahead Video
In this video report for the Western Cape's "We're Open" campaign Spike checks a big chunk of change in the deep heading straight at us - for a wild and woolly weekend Winifred! 
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Thursday 13th August 2020
the-finale Breaking News
In a furious flurry of epically epic waves and insanely incredible surfing, the final four of the inaugural Rip Curl E-Pro have been decided, and it looks like the event will be down to the wire.
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Wednesday 12th August 2020
polls-open-for-semis Breaking News
The voting has opened for the Rip Curl E-Pro semi-finalists, so get on their Instagram accounts and vote to contribute to this revolutionary contest format.
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Wednesday 12th August 2020
two-s-a-crowd Video
Two storms keep winter coming in South Africa, with a week of swell and epic surf. During his video forecast, Spike gets a call from Kelly Slater. Something about a Lemoore surf report?
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Saturday 8th August 2020
the-power-of-online Breaking News
Who would have predicted the key role in sport played by Instagram, which the Rip Curl E-Pro uses to count votes from fans. Today, it's Round 4 Men, Women's Rd 1 and Rd 3 results.
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Wednesday 5th August 2020
barrel-to-barrel Breaking News
Some epic waves lit up Round 2 of the Rip Curl E-Pro, with some epic barrels recorded by two surfers in two six-man heats to decide the repecharge round. Four go through. Two bow out.
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Saturday 1st August 2020
and-we-have-lift-off Breaking News
A new era is upon us - today, the first heat in the South African edition of the digital Surf Web Series, the Rip Curl E-Pro, goes live on the @surfopenleague Instagram handle!
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Thursday 30th July 2020
live-surfing-returns Breaking News
Spectators will have to watch from home as live competitive surfing returns to the World Surf League for the first time since March, with a winner-takes-all "rumble" at the Surf Ranch.
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Wednesday 29th July 2020
crunch-time Breaking News
You don't often go for a surf without catching a wave. Not even one. A solid swell prompts Spike to go for a fun surf. Nooit. None of that. Sometimes the ocean says no. Neptune 4. Spike 0.
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Wednesday 23rd September 2020
apocalypse-wow-episode-2 Coronovirus Novel
Forcibly moved from Muizies and dumped in a map-less wasteland, our apocalyptically inclined cluster of cartoon heroes are lucky, cos the Corner has become a kak show. By ND Mazin
Read More
Friday 4th September 2020
apocalypse-wow-episode-1 Coronovirus Novel
Our catastrophically inclined cluster of cartoon heroes are thrust into a new chapter of apocalyptic chaos from earth's core co-morbidity. Welcome to Apocalypse Wow! By ND Mazin
Read More
Monday 20th July 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-11 Coronovirus Novel
The cosmic mystery of how the Covid-19 virus came to earth appears to be solved ... until Winnie the Pangolin brings proof of life, and the epiphanies flow like lava. By ND Mazin
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Friday 10th July 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-10 Coronovirus Novel
Guaranteed free of natural ingredients and laced with chemicals from toxic waste, Toxacorp exploits the lovely business opportunities provided by the Lockdown tobacco ban! By ND Mazin
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Friday 26th June 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-9 Coronovirus Novel
We are introduced to the 4th Global Co-Morbidity that make up the five Dragonriders of Apocalypse Wow, including Climate Change, and Viral Pestilence. But what is the fifth? By ND Mazin
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Thursday 18th June 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-8 Coronovirus Novel
What links sub-glacial earthquakes, monster waves and coronavirus? Bull shit artiste, and cowboy scientist, Tex Tonic of course! Read on in Episode 8 of the Coronavirus Novel, by ND Mazin.
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Monday 8th June 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-7 Coronovirus Novel
The world goes batshit crazy as Antarctic ice sheets crack from climate change. Huge waves hit as cosmic co-morbidities muster in Episode 7 of Poynton Shute's Coronavirus Novel.
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Friday 29th May 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-6 Coronovirus Novel
After the epic failure by Atman and Mantiss to plant the Coronavirus on earth, little do they know that a mellow pangolin was last seen sniffing around the antheap where they hid the virus.
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Tuesday 19th May 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-5 Coronovirus Novel
Tasked with planting a virus on Earth to klap its pesky inhabitants into a carthartic wakeup call, the mystic Atman has a ethical panic attack about being the bearer of disease and death.
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Tuesday 12th May 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-4 Coronovirus Novel
The Supreme Quadrumvirate - head of the Intergalactic Security Council - orders part-time interplanetary couriers Atman and Compost Mantiss to cause havoc on Earth. Read on!
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Tuesday 5th May 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-3 Coronovirus Novel
Imagine that Planet Earth was part of a galactic governance system that we don’t even know about and they are not happy with Earth! What would the bureaucracy look like? Read on!
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Tuesday 28th April 2020
coronavirus-novel-episode-2 Coronovirus Novel
Meanwhile, on TV "Donald Trump's pale eyelids glow like gravestones" - all in Episode 2 of Poynton Shute’s Coronavirus Novel every Tuesday, by the inimitable Andy Mason.
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Tuesday 21st April 2020
the-coronavirus-novel Coronovirus Novel
Time for some heavy relief! Mystic Atman and Compost Mantiss (Azaniamania, Wavescape, 2013) reappear in a terrifying Tuesday comic strip. It's Poynton Shute’s Coronavirus Novel!
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Mon Oct 26 13:14:48 +0000 2020

This is a breaking story about the beach at Seal Point, and how some locals are fiercely fighting to stop Seal Poin… https://t.co/ntLt5AReKN
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Thu Oct 22 14:22:53 +0000 2020

From age two to 82, more than 220 South African surfers and others took to the water in last week’s Little Optimist… https://t.co/QvcVxTSI8B
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Mon Oct 19 14:28:48 +0000 2020

Southern Cape -- Small surf Monday with a whiff of light to moderate W offshore, so nice conditions, but 2-4' surf… https://t.co/MsNgo8aDJM
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Mon Oct 19 14:28:46 +0000 2020

Eastern Cape West -- A mild morning sick start Monday with a whiff of light to moderate NE puffing, and a 2-4' open… https://t.co/TWOj5c8qRd
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