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It Really is Happening!

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Thu, 21 September 2017

The professional surfing world, old and new, descended on Kelly Slater's world pool, sorry wave pool, for an historic test run to see how it would work on tour. Here's the gallery.

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From The Top

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Sun, 17 September 2017

Here's a gallery of photos capturing the highlights as Jordy Smith picks up a 2nd at Trestles and more points at the top of the world tour. Never mind the Boks. Here comes the real deal!

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Dancing on Egg Shells

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Thu, 14 September 2017

In the Hurley Pro at Trestles, Jordy Smith survived a tricky Round 3 but faces another elimination nailbiter in Round 5. Here's a highlights gallery, including the women's Swatch Pro.

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Hai Sensei!

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Tue, 12 September 2017

Attack of the surfer brus! This gallery of photos rounds up the first day of the Hurley Pro at Trestles yesterday in clean 3-4' surf at the iconic San Clementre break of Lower Trestles.

Read more: Hai Sensei!

Spanish Sessions

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Mon, 4 September 2017

Here's a gallery of photos from the weekend taken in fun surf along the northwest corner of Spain, where the Pull & Bear Pantin Classic Galicia Pro, a QS6000 event, was held.

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Spring Board

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Sat, 2 September 2017

Mothers of the earth and women of the slide came to Muizenberg on the first day of spring to celebrate new growth and ancient wisdom. Grant Scholtz was there to freeze the moment.

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Spring Loading

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Fri, 1 September 2017

On this 1st day of spring, here's a throwback to Dungeons at her regal best in the early days of Winter 2017. Kim Bouchier captures key moments from a Sunday at the end of May.

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Six Days of Stoke

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Mon, 28 August 2017

What a crazy six days of cranking surf. The ocean frothed for the Mercedes-Benz SA Surfing Champs, and so did the surfers who took part. Photo gallery by Ian Thurtell.

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SA Champs Gallery

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Fri, 25 August 2017

Here's a gallery of photos from the Mercedes-Benz SA Surfing Champs in East London over the last three days, including today. As you can see, the surf was rather big. Photos Ian Thurtell

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Into the Light

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Mon, 21 August 2017

Durban had waves this weekend. Not Goodwave good, but froth worthy enough for the wave-starved minions. Nic Aberdein took some photos on the beachfront Friday and Saturday.

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Thrills and Spills

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Mon, 14 August 2017

The Western Cape wine industry held its annual Vintners Surf Classic in heaving surf at Stilbaai last Friday but the wine ous were undeterred, despite big wipeouts. Thys Lombard was there.

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