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  • Portuguese Roll

    Portuguese Roll

    Sun, 20 October 2019

    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. ..

  • Shifting Sands of Time

    Shifting Sands of Time

    Sun, 20 October 2019

    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. ..

  • Kick Like a Mule

    Kick Like a Mule

    Fri, 11 October 2019

    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!? ..

  • Taifū keikoku!

    Taifū keikoku!

    Thu, 10 October 2019

    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. ..

  • Wear A Leash Man!

    Wear A Leash Man!

    Thu, 10 October 2019

    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. ..

  • In Cloud Nine

    In Cloud Nine

    Wed, 9 October 2019

    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. ..

  • World First for Adaptive Surfing

    World First for Adaptive Surfing

    Wed, 9 October 2019

    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. ..

  • French Gallery

    French Gallery

    Wed, 9 October 2019

    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. ..

  • Homegrown

    Homegrown

    Wed, 9 October 2019

    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! ..

  • Jordy Qualifies for Olympics

    Jordy Qualifies for Olympics

    Tue, 8 October 2019

    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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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.
Read More
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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Friday 4th October 2019
stamp-out-marine-pollution Breaking News
The Commonwealth Litter Programme CLIP has announced the STOMP Awards for South African innovations that help reduce and eliminate plastic waste.
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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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Friday 20th September 2019
what-happens-on-tour Breaking News
South African surfers have been getting good results around the world, but what are our realistic chances of getting more Saffas on the CT? asks Craig Jarvis.
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Thursday 19th September 2019
lay-day-in-lemoore Breaking News
A lay day has been called for the Freshwater Pro due to small waves and a strike by Dunkin' Donuts. Kidding! It starts 5pm today ZA time. Here's the lowdown. Go Jordy!
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Tuesday 17th September 2019
the-quieter-you-are Video
In this eclectic mix of sound and aesthetic, you are transported into a trippy dimension by the next level surfing of Craig Anderson. This vid dropped a while ago, but remains one of the best of 2019. 
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Monday 16th September 2019
jordy-wins-in-nias Breaking News
Cape Town's Jordy Maree did his aspirations to join the other Jordy on the CT next year a world of good when he won the Nias Pro at the infamous righthander Lagundri Bay yesterday.
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Monday 16th September 2019
brazil-for-the-win Breaking News
South Africa finished fifth, bagged two medals and an Olympics qualification at the ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans that ended at Myazaki in Japan yesterday.
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Saturday 14th September 2019
your-guide-to-olympic-qualification Breaking News
The last three South Africans are out of the ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans, and Bianca Buitendag is the only one in the Olympics, so far. Spike unpacks how it works.
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Friday 13th September 2019
happy-weekend Video
In his latest video forecast Impact Zone on dodgy Friday 13, Spike looks at two low pressure systems that produce west and south swell around South Africa this weekend.
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Thursday 12th September 2019
wavescape-indo-trip-2020 Breaking News
Join this special Wavescape charter to Indo in the cyclone season 2020 with a veteran Kiwi pioneer with access to uncrowded, unknown breaks (on what they say is the best boat there).
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Thursday 12th September 2019
trio-on-track-in-tropics-2019 Breaking News
Kiff waves at the QS3,000 Nias Pro helped the Saffa trio of Jordy Maree, Koby Oberholzer and Chad Du Toit get solid results to reach Round 4, with proper waves on the way.
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Wednesday 11th September 2019
sa-quiver-grows Breaking News
South Africans are killing it in surfing right now, especially after JBay muso Steve "Steezy" Sawyer took 3rd in the inaugural Longboard Classic New York yesterday.
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Wednesday 11th September 2019
silver-for-sa Breaking News
South Africa just took silver in the Aloha Cup at the ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans a few hours ago, narrowly losing to gold medallists Australia by 0.08 of a point.
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Tuesday 10th September 2019
steezy-styles-in-the-big-apple Featured Slideshows
JBay's Steve Sawyer is into the quarters of the Longboard Classic New York after a scintillating display of finesse in fun longboard conditions. Here's some photo highlights.
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Tuesday 10th September 2019
ocean-hues Featured Slideshows
How cool to see the pros mixing it in the amateur ranks of the World Surfing Games presented by Vans? The men got underway today. Here's photo highlights, including women's final day.
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Tuesday 10th September 2019
best-results-for-mcgillivray-2019 Breaking News
Matthew McGillivray has bagged his best result on the WSL Qualifying Series after a solid 5th place at the ABANCA Galicia Classic Surf Pro in Spain on the weekend.
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Tuesday 10th September 2019
bianca-banks-bronze-2019 Breaking News
Bianca Buitendag has secured provisional qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after her third place at the ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans earlier today, writes Spike.
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