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Pop Goes Winki

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Fri, 19 April 2019

This gallery of photos highlights Day 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach that was held at the backup surf spot of Winkipop, which lies a few hundred metres from the iconic Bells.

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Portugal Goes off

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Mon, 15 April 2019

Portugal has seen firing at the start of spring, with the QS3,000 Pro Santa Cruz north of Ericeira won by former CT surfer Frederico Morais of Portugal. Here's a highlights gallery.

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When There is a Grey Area

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Thu, 11 April 2019

The takeoff decision in big Sunset can be a grey area. Mark Harley captured this evocative photo gallery as a 20 second swell hit the coast of Kommetjie on Tuesday.

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Gold Blooded Parity

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Mon, 8 April 2019

Caroline Marks has another reason to be joyful. For the 1st time in WSL history, the women won the same $ as the men on the CT. Here's photo highlights from finals day on the Gold Coast.

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Stand and Deliver

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Mon, 8 April 2019

Last week brought sublime surf to Durban when tide and wind were right. Cyclone Joaninha was happy to deliver while the locals were more than happy to receive. Photos Dawn Rouse

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Storm Styling

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Mon, 8 April 2019

Tricky storm surf at the Longboard Pro Espinho in Portugal yesterday proved a minor obstacle to double French winners Alice Lemoigne and Edouard Delpero. Here is the photo gallery.

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Vertical Down Under

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Thu, 4 April 2019

We thought we'd zoom in on photos fresh from the Boost Mobile Pro and Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast to show off the contortionist athletic ability of our surfers on the WSL elite tour.

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Africa Rising

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Tue, 2 April 2019

The first QS event in West Africa saw Senegalese surfers battling it out with their international counterparts. Here is a gallery of photos for a heartening display of Africa on the rise.

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Around the World

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Fri, 22 March 2019

Around the world, here is a gallery of photos from QS events in Tahiti and Australia, including the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro, featuring king Kelly, who was eliminated from the QS6,000 event.

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Tripping the Light in Oz

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Tue, 12 March 2019

The first WSL longboarding event for 2019 took place in Queensland in a new format that bodes well for this stylish offshort of surfing. Here's pics from the Noosa Longboard Open.

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Pressure Burst

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Tue, 12 March 2019

Long Beach hosts a hot bed of Cape Town talent, with the groms and the new crop making their mark while the ballies keep on keeping on. Grant Scholtz has an eye for the story in pictures. 

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RT @spike_wavescape: Jordy Smith is a picture of focus as he shreds the walls of winkipop to make Round 3 of the #RipCurlProBellsBeach http…
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South Africans are dominating the first South African event in the WSL Africa Tour - the Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pr… https://t.co/bwgTr8kDzo
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Thu Apr 18 16:46:03 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- // Easter starts with a schtonking NE beast wind Friday which ruins an epic 15 second six f… https://t.co/2RzW8mp522
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Thu Apr 18 16:45:56 +0000 2019

KZN South Coast -- // Easter Friday sees epic 6' S swell smashed by rampant NE beasterly. Sob ! Sunny and warm. A b… https://t.co/xAymQvCuaV
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Wild Coast -- // Easter kicks off with Friday smeared by a rampant NE beasterly that blasts all day, mashing up wha… https://t.co/O6XL0pHu9k
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Thu Apr 18 16:29:08 +0000 2019

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