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  • Hawaii You've Changed

    Hawaii You've Changed

    Thu, 14 November 2019

    There's a softer, more clean-cut, watered-down world on show on the North Shore these days, one with little of the wild-eyed fear and fist-flying antics of yore, writes Craig Jarvis. ..

  • Moody Blues

    Moody Blues

    Wed, 13 November 2019

    Select the HD 50 frames per second edit on this kiff karmic clip that depicts the life and essence of Muizenberg longboard style maestro Nobel De Castro, by Tao Farren-Hefer. ..

  • Saffas Would Go!

    Saffas Would Go!

    Sat, 9 November 2019

    Times are a'changing! Three Saffas are invited to the Eddie Aikau Invitational, with a record number of women included as we head for the start of the window period, writes Spike. ..

  • Why Oh Why!

    Why Oh Why!

    Tue, 5 November 2019

    A record 24 teams from 21 Western Cape schools took part in the Sea Harvest Interschool's Surfing Championships at Muizenberg over the weekend. Here's info and photos! ..

  • Last Chance to Enter!

    Last Chance to Enter!

    Tue, 5 November 2019

    You have until Friday to enter the STOMP Awards for innovations that eliminate plastic waste. Prizes include entry to a conference by the Commonwealth Litter Programme in December. ..

  • USA win Juniors, SA 9th

    USA win Juniors, SA 9th

    Mon, 4 November 2019

    USA scooped Gold on the back of five individual medal performances at the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship after adding an Aloha Cup gold to their quiver. ..

  • A month of Summer Fun

    A month of Summer Fun

    Thu, 31 October 2019

    Just 8 days til a month of ocean events and films at the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival, kicking off with an epic opening party and live bands at Jack Black's Taproom next Saturday! ..

  • History at Sunset Beach

    History at Sunset Beach

    Thu, 31 October 2019

    South Africa's David Van Zyl just became the first international athlete to win the Vans Pro at Sunset Beach. Boks, Davey just made history. You just need to repeat a bit of yours ! ..

  • Still Chasing Mavericks

    Still Chasing Mavericks

    Wed, 30 October 2019

    One of the world’s best big wave spots is marred with controversy, and it just won’t go away. It has left a bad taste in the mouthes of many, and Craig Jarvis tells us why. ..

  • Naturally

    Naturally

    Tue, 29 October 2019

    Epic waves graced the finals of the Cape Naturaliste Pro - a regional WSL QS event - at the prolific break of Yallingup south of Perth in SW Australia. Here's a highlights gallery to prove it. ..

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Thursday 14th November 2019
hawaii-you-ve-changed Breaking News
There's a softer, more clean-cut, watered-down world on show on the North Shore these days, one with little of the wild-eyed fear and fist-flying antics of yore, writes Craig Jarvis.
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Wednesday 13th November 2019
moody-blues Video
Select the HD 50 frames per second edit on this kiff karmic clip that depicts the life and essence of Muizenberg longboard style maestro Nobel De Castro, by Tao Farren-Hefer.
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Saturday 9th November 2019
saffas-would-go Breaking News
Times are a'changing! Three Saffas are invited to the Eddie Aikau Invitational, with a record number of women included as we head for the start of the window period, writes Spike.
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Tuesday 5th November 2019
why-oh-why Breaking News
A record 24 teams from 21 Western Cape schools took part in the Sea Harvest Interschool's Surfing Championships at Muizenberg over the weekend. Here's info and photos!
Read More
Tuesday 5th November 2019
stamp-out-marine-pollution Breaking News
You have until Friday to enter the STOMP Awards for innovations that eliminate plastic waste. Prizes include entry to a conference by the Commonwealth Litter Programme in December.
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Monday 4th November 2019
usa-win-juniors,-sa-9th Breaking News
USA scooped Gold on the back of five individual medal performances at the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship after adding an Aloha Cup gold to their quiver.
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Thursday 31st October 2019
a-month-of-summer-fun Breaking News
Just 8 days til a month of ocean events and films at the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival, kicking off with an epic opening party and live bands at Jack Black's Taproom next Saturday!
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Thursday 31st October 2019
history-at-sunset-beach Breaking News
South Africa's David Van Zyl just became the first international athlete to win the Vans Pro at Sunset Beach. Boks, Davey just made history. You just need to repeat a bit of yours !
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Wednesday 30th October 2019
still-chasing-mavericks Breaking News
One of the world’s best big wave spots is marred with controversy, and it just won’t go away. It has left a bad taste in the mouthes of many, and Craig Jarvis tells us why.
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Tuesday 29th October 2019
naturally Featured Slideshows
Epic waves graced the finals of the Cape Naturaliste Pro - a regional WSL QS event - at the prolific break of Yallingup south of Perth in SW Australia. Here's a highlights gallery to prove it.
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Monday 28th October 2019
down-to-the-wire-2019 Breaking News
The tightest men's title race in history heads to Hawaii for the last event of the year. After Portugal, there is all manner of permutation for the men's and women's world title race.
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Friday 25th October 2019
from-the-green-room-go-bokke Featured Slideshows
Matt Bromley and photog Daniel Grebe went down to Cape Town surf spot Crons and shot a cool little good luck message for the Boks in their semi-final against Wales on Sunday!
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Wednesday 23rd October 2019
biggest-wave-by-a-woman Video
On the weekend, Puerto Escondido spewed giant surf. Bianca Valenti (co-founder of the Committee for Equity in Women’s Surfing) charged two huge set waves to make her point.
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Wednesday 23rd October 2019
four-world-titles-in-five-years Breaking News
The world title came down to the wire, as it might for the WSL at Pipe, when South African Tristan Roberts won the APB bodyboard world tour in the final heat of the last event of 2019.
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Monday 21st October 2019
thefinalstretch-2019 Breaking News
The CT will probably lose the wave pool next year, G-Land is probably in, Medina mishap opens door for Jordy, with the Olympics coming up in 2020. Craig Jarvis previews the final stretch.
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Monday 21st October 2019
grumpy-cold-medina-2019 Breaking News
The window to Jordy Smith's maiden title opened a little after an interference call led to a frustrated Gabriel Medina's elimination from the penultimate contest of the year yesterday.
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Sunday 20th October 2019
portuguese-roll Featured Slideshows
The Championship Tour is surfing in Portugal and the next few days are going to be crucial in deciding who is frontrunner for the world title. Here's a mega-gallery from the last few days.
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Sunday 20th October 2019
shifting-sands-of-time Breaking News
A world class series of spitting sand bars at St Francis Bay and the rolling tubes of the old Bruce's Beauties are on the cards with the news of exciting plans, writes Craig Jarvis.
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Friday 11th October 2019
kick-like-a-mule Video
Skeleton Bay lights up in this short video. Matt Bromley gets a few sandy spits with his mates. How's his tow into a bomb by four times kite surfing world champion, Keahi Aboitiz!?
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Thursday 10th October 2019
taifū-keikoku Breaking News
Super Typhoon Hagibis is about to wreak biblical havoc upon Japan, including Tokyo and surrounds, bringing Noah-like rain, giant seas and rather stiff breezes, writes Spike.
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Thursday 10th October 2019
wear-a-leash-man Breaking News
TALKING POINT: You’re not cool, you’re a fool if you refuse to wear a leash while longboarding a busy spot, shouts legrope writer Wera Leishman, who unleashes both barrels at this trend.
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
in-cloud-nine Featured Slideshows
Barrel rides dominated the Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup in the Philippines recently, with local John Tokong taking the win. SA's Koby Oberholzer took 13th. Here's a tubular gallery.
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
world-first-for-adaptive-surfing Breaking News
The world's first adaptive surfing big wave contest poignantly follows the recent collapse of the WSL Big Wave Tour, with South African champ Ant Smyth cracking an invite, writes Spike.
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
french-gallery Featured Slideshows
Call it Tube City in France during the WSL events on the go at the moment. Here's a mega gallery with a diverse smorgasbord of the action, including the Red Bull Airborne Series.
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
homegrown-2019 Video
It's all in the title of this kiff short video that follows the relationship between surfers Ola & Monyca Eleogram who run an organic fruit farm in Hawaii. Love, aloha and fresh fruit!
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Tuesday 8th October 2019
jordy-qualifies-for-olympics Breaking News
Jordy Smith has officially been named as a qualifier for selection to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, pending approval of South African’s National Olympic Committee.
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Thursday 3rd October 2019
cutback-for-the-ages Featured Slideshows
Here's a tightly cropped gallery from the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France to show just how insane these people surf. Oh, and Jordy is directly thro to the Round of 32.
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Tuesday 1st October 2019
highs-and-lows-2019 Featured Slideshows
Two South Africans made the quarter-finals, which is a great result, with Matthew McGillivray on track for the 2020 world tour. Here's a mega-gallery from the EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira.
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Monday 30th September 2019
mcgilli-on-the-cusp Breaking News
Matt McGillivray is two places away from 2020 Championship Tour qualification after his 5th in the EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira, with 12 events to go in the marathon qualifying series.
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Saturday 28th September 2019
juniors-hit-the-home-stretch Breaking News
The U-18 Boys lit up the morning in clean small surf on the fourth day of the Sea Harvest SA Junior Champs at Lower Point in JBay today, writes Craig Jarvis.
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Saturday 28th September 2019
lightey-size Video
Perfect lightey-sized bombs at the Sea Harvest SA Junior Surfing Champs provided the base for the best of SA's youth to show what they are made of. Here are the latest video highlights.
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Friday 27th September 2019
hot-day-at-juniors Breaking News
It was hot in several ways at JBay for the 2nd day of the Sea Harvest SA Junior Surfing Champs, with power surfing, and but also eliminations, writes Craig Jarvis. Video highlights too.
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Wednesday 25th September 2019
ripping-ribiera-d-ihlas Featured Slideshows
Four out of five South Africans are still in the game in cooking surf at Ribeira d'Ihlas for the EDP Billabong Ericeira Pro in absolutely mental conditions today! Here's photo proof.
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Wednesday 25th September 2019
conglomeration-of-groms Breaking News
When the better scoring waves are lefts, be assured the waves are not firing in the classic sense of "firing Jbay". Craig Jarvis reports on today's action at the SA Junior Champs.
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Wednesday 25th September 2019
ericeira-on-fire Featured Slideshows
The surf spot, not the village :) A goodly crew of Saffas are enjoying cranking surf at the QS10,000 EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira. MFeb fell in Round 1 :( Here's a gallery from yesterday.
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Tuesday 24th September 2019
all-hands-on-deck-2019 Breaking News
Eight South African titles and the top district team event - the Freedom Cup - are at stake at the Sea Harvest South African Surfing Championships in Jeffreys Bay this week.
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Tuesday 24th September 2019
at-the-mouse-mountain Featured Slideshows
The longboard lineup at Muizies, our surfing nursery, gets busy these days. While shooting these photos, Grant Scholtz noticed a few leashless people. Is it retro cool, or just dangerous?
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Tuesday 24th September 2019
lightey-invasion Breaking News
It was a picture of vibrancy at Cape St Francis for three days as consistent lines poured through for Bryce Du Preez and Zoë Steyn to take the Billabong Seal Point Pro Junior.
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Monday 23rd September 2019
big-wave-core Breaking News
The WSL Big Wave Tour is gone and there has been mixed reaction, including some wailing and gnashing of teeth, but Craig Jarvis thinks something good will come from it.
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Monday 23rd September 2019
azure-azores Featured Slideshows
Beyrick de Vries and Mikey February took 9th and Dylan Lightfoot 17th in cranking surf at the Azores Airlines Pro on São Miguel Island in the Azores yesterday. Here's the photo highlights.
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Sunday 22nd September 2019
the-airshow-pro Breaking News
Jordy Smith dropped to #3 on the world rankings after his 8th position at the Freshwater Pro presented by Outerknown earlier today, with Gabriel Medina's win vaulting him to #1.
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Friday 20th September 2019
the-changing-face-of-adaptive-surfing Breaking News
WEEKEND READ: Adaptive surfing came of age in Bali as athletes dodged 6ft bombs cracking on coral reefs, scoring 10s and wreaking havoc on convention. JANET HEARD was there.
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