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Chasing the Dragon

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Tue, 15 January 2019

What a purple patch of solid swell! Alan van Gysen was out at Dungeons yesterday to capture the biggest day - from the last in a series of summer storms that stacked up in the deep.

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Ode to the Tube - the best of 2018

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Mon, 7 January 2019

This sumptious gallery of deliciousness by Durban-based photog Nic Aberdein summarises some of the epic waves that broke upon our shores in 2018, mostly around his home town.

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Out of the Pipeline

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Tue, 18 December 2018

A frothing crescendo of emotion ended the surfing year at Pipeline with a world title, a sad goodbye, Brazilian fanfare and Hawaiian festive cheer. Here's a mega highlights gallery.

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Saffa Boost

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Fri, 14 December 2018

Saffas have come good of late, with a Steezy longboard title, Twiggy leading the BWT, a record 8 guys in the QS Top 100, and Jordy and Mikey thru to Round 3 at Pipe. Here's the gallery.

Read more: Saffa Boost

The Nemos Have Landed

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Thu, 13 December 2018

A vocal Team SA has been making waves at the Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship in La Jolla. Here's highlights from Day 1-2. Day 3 begins 6pm ZA time Friday here.

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Pipe Warmup

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Thu, 13 December 2018

The Pipeline Invitational took place yesterday in fun Pipeline as Ryan Callinan of Australia, and South African Benji Brand won wildcard slots into the Pipe Masters. Here is the photo gallery.

Read more: Pipe Warmup

Gaining Momentum!

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Fri, 7 December 2018

A great evening out was had by a packed house at the African premiere of Momentum Generation at the Labia Theatre last night. Here's a gallery of photos by James van Hinsbergen.

Read more: Gaining Momentum!

West Meets East

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Fri, 7 December 2018

Two great films for different reasons grace the Labia Cinema at 20h15 tonight - The Outrider, a hilarious surf spoof, and the epic Priboi, from Russia. Here's a gallery to whet your appetitite.

Read more: West Meets East

Summer in Cape Town

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Sun, 2 December 2018

An epic night went down at Clifton 4th Beach in Cape Town last night with a classic lineup of films and a surprise gift by Wavescape partner Vans of R100k to Waves for Change. Here's the gallery.

Read more: Summer in Cape Town

Longboarding Highs

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Sun, 2 December 2018

This gallery of photos is a wonderful celebration of longboard surfing fresh from Steezy Sawyer's win at the WSL World Longboard Champs in Taiwan. Here are the highlights.

Read more: Longboarding Highs

King of the Queens

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Tue, 27 November 2018

Stephanie Gilmore is the world champion by default, but this gallery of photos from the Maui Pro in macking eight foot surf is testimony to how the top women in surfing revel in proper waves.

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Mon Jan 21 12:22:17 +0000 2019

Cape Peninsula -- // Pretty much totally flat, with a light mild SW onshore puffing to make it a blue Monday or a H… https://t.co/y3jWhQbf6Q
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Mon Jan 21 12:07:09 +0000 2019

West Coast -- // Flat seas in mild lumpy SW onshore make for a blue Monday or a Happy Monday if you're stuck at wor… https://t.co/uSXf6owRDh
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Wed Jan 16 15:53:19 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape West -- // A summer strength beast wind ripper smacks the hump off Wednesday and a cooking 4-6' south… https://t.co/AtVaRShoBN
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Wed Jan 16 13:57:30 +0000 2019

Southern Cape -- // There's lank south swell pummelling open coast and points Wednesday but a nasty blast of beastl… https://t.co/zaXekDfTTJ
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Wed Jan 16 13:46:07 +0000 2019

West Coast -- // The remnants of the epic swell hold at 4-5' Tuesday in light to moderate S going fresh to strong.… https://t.co/Z1waEnTB6F
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