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France Magnified


Sun, 15 October 2017

As this gallery from the finals of the Quiksilver Pro depicts, camera technology has become unbelievably good. You can even read the shaper pencil deets on Kohohe Andino's board! 

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Glassy Walls in SW France


Thu, 12 October 2017

A beautiful glassy eight foot swell hit Hossegor for the 9th stop of the WSL Championship Tour. Enjoy this gallery from the Quiksilver Pro France by WSL photogs Masurel and Poullenot.

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Coffee Culture Takes Off in Durbs


Thu, 12 October 2017

A violent storm stirred things up in Durban a few days ago. It also brought a cranking swell to the piers. In this gallery, Nic Aberdein captures the arrival of coffee culture in Durban.

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Four Diamonds for Ace


Thu, 12 October 2017

Ace bodyboarder Mark McCarthy won his fourth Lizzard South African Bodyboard Championships in solid Durban surf recently. Photos by Karen Wilson and Nelis De Jager.

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Wave Magnet


Sat, 7 October 2017

The waves at JBay just keep on coming for the lighteys in the Billabong SA Junior champs. Here's a gallery from today and yesterday by Kody McGregor and Ian Thurtell.

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Deep South Drone


Fri, 6 October 2017

Here is a drone-fired gallery of the Cape Town coast, notably a totally fresh angle of a conveyor belt slab that sits in the deep south. By lens pilot Grant Scholtz

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Highs at Lower Point


Fri, 6 October 2017

Check out this gallery of highlights from the Billabong SA Junior Champs yesterday at Lower Point in JBay, direct from the lenses of Kody McGregor and Ian Thurtell.

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Mon, 2 October 2017

In this gallery from the Cobbles Classic held recently near PE, Kody McGregor captures the poise of the moment to give us a micro-summary of what South African logging is all about.

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Fitting Finale

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Sun, 1 October 2017

Here's the highlights gallery of Days 2 and 3 from Seal Point at Cape St Francis for the finale of the Billabong Junior Series today. Photos by Ian Thurtell and Kody McGregor.

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Spray Spumes


Sat, 30 September 2017

Seal Point was smoking as the offshore pumped on Day 1 of the Billabong Junior Series finale. Here's a gallery of highlights from yesterday. Photos Ian Thurtell and Kody McGregor.

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Portuguese Duet


Fri, 29 September 2017

See the mixed gallery from the women's CT and men's QS running together in Cascais, Portugal. Bianca Buitendag got to Round 4 and Mikey Feb got to Round 3 respectively.

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