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Night at the Beach


Mon, 4 December 2017

Cool weather didn't stop the 1,500 who pulled in for the Clifton 4th Beach screening of Wavescape Festival films, scooping surfboards, a wetsuit and kiff prizes. Good one! Photos Leah Rolando.

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Sharing Stoke!


Mon, 4 December 2017

It was all about the stoke as a record 22 teams from 12 outreach projects took part in the 2017 Sea Harvest Share the Stoke Outreach Games recently. Photo gallery by Grant Scholtz.

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Going for Gold at La Jolla


Sun, 3 December 2017

Here's photos from Day 3. Catch Ant Smyth, SA's gold medal hope, tonight 10pm SA time at Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Champs. Photos by ISA Bella Van Der Linden Sandy Coffey

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February Eyes the Prize


Sat, 2 December 2017

Michael February is ever closer to the elite tour next year after reaching Round 4 of the Vans World Cup in Hawaii. Here's a gallery from the first three days of the event.

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A Year in Pictures


Sat, 2 December 2017

Here is a portrait from the waves and wins that Aussie Tyler Wright has achieved this year after claiming the WSL women's Championship Tour world title yesterday. Photos WSL

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Adapt and Live!


Sat, 2 December 2017

Check this kiff gallery from the 1st 3 days of the Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship in glassy 3' lines at the iconic break La Jolla in San Diego. Photos ISA and Sandy Coffey

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Yes Please!


Thu, 23 November 2017

Durban fired last weekend after a kiff SE swell came charging onto the Bluff and northern beaches. This caused Goodwave consternation but lots of barrelling stoke. Nic Aberdein was there.

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Waving the Past Goodbye


Tue, 21 November 2017

Here is a gallery of photos from the Future Classic surf event held at Lemoore a few months ago, which hastened the decision to hold the wave pool event on the WSL tour next year.

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Bromdog Slab Sequence


Mon, 30 October 2017

Here's a sequence (stills and moving) of photos with our very own Matt Bromdog Bromley negotiating the glassy wall of Cape Town's favourite big wave spot. Photos Grant Scholtz

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The Gaping Maw


Mon, 30 October 2017

Here's the highlights gallery of some big waves that came through for the Pe'ahi Challenge from the opening round to the finals held earlier today. Photos courtesy WSL

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Secret Spot Fires


Thu, 26 October 2017

Don't broadcast it to too many people, but there has been some pretty big waves at Cape Town spots lately. Grant Scholtz ran the mugging gauntlet to get this long lens gallery.

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