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Ship Coming In


Mon, 21 May 2018

Durban seldom fails to deliver a complete spectrum of surf conditions. Things were no different at the Zigzag Surf Pro presented by G-Force this weekend. Ian Thurtell shot this gallery.

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Brazilian Blast


Fri, 18 May 2018

The standard of surfing from the men and women at the Oi Rio Pro has been positively explosive. Check out this gallery from Round 4 of the men and finals day for the women.

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Barrels in Brazil


Wed, 16 May 2018

There have been some great waves for a change in Brazil at the Oi Rio Pro as per this mega gallery of WSL photos from the men's event. Kelly Slater, eat your heart out!

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April Adventures


Thu, 10 May 2018

We've selected some highlights from the photo highlights from April taken by Red Bull photographers across the adventure sport spectrum. There are some epic photos here.

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The Future is this Big


Mon, 7 May 2018

Filipe Toledo launches into the future of professional surfing at the Founders Cup event held in California over the weekend. Here's a mega highlights gallery that points us to that reality.

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Sunshine Reef


Thu, 3 May 2018

What a workers day weekend it was with this gallery by Grant Scholtz showing how good Cape Town gets when proper groundswell, sunny skies and light winds converge.

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Workers Weekend Wipe


Wed, 2 May 2018

Stuart Fowles fell on this wave two days ago but was fine. Little did he know that a quick paddle at Dungeons later would end his winter. Grant Scholtz shot this sequence of the first wipe.

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Mouse and Bug II


Wed, 25 April 2018

Now that the mice are away, the cats will play in the long lines of Mouse and Bug. Grant Scholtz wonders why they didn't just have the SA Longboarding Champs here.

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Margie Highlights


Mon, 16 April 2018

Here is a gallery from Day 3 of the Margaret River Pro that saw Mikey February make it through Round 2 but now has to face Jordy Smith in Round 3, plus lots of the other action at Main Break.

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Eye in the Cape Town Sky


Sun, 15 April 2018

Here are a few photos of Cape Town with unique views of spots we know so well. Daniel Grebe lost his drone this week, but he will soon be back after raising bucks for a new one. 

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Moments at Margie


Sat, 14 April 2018

North Point looks like the perfect surfing wave. And with some of the world's best riding it, you get some sweet moments. Here is the gallery from Day 2 of the Margaret River Pro today.

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