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Blowpipe Lens Blast


Thu, 15 February 2018

Our roving lensman who seeks alternative views Dan Bielich turned his beady lens onto the notorious Hawaiian reef they call Banzai Pipeline, while on a visit there from Australia this winter.

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Cheers for Chianca

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Sun, 11 February 2018

It was his first Big Wave Tour final, but Brazilian Lucas Chianca, 21, was not fazed, even trying an aerial while dominating the Nazare Challenge today. Twiggy took 5th. Photo highlights.

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Sky High


Mon, 5 February 2018

This gallery of photos indicates the crazy air time the pros get during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town. Here's the gallery of Round 2 of the event, won by Dutchman Kevin Langeree.

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Take 2 from Berguitta


Tue, 30 January 2018

Just when we thought the cyclone swell would fade, last Thursday dawned with epic waves before the wind spoiled the party. Jordy Smith joined the locals. Karen Wilson shot this gallery.

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Oom Hunks for the Win


Mon, 29 January 2018

A stiff SE boosted Day 1 of the Red Bull King of the Air on Saturday, with Day 2 set for Tuesday. Lee-Anne Curtis-Cox was there, and so was Craig Kolesky of Red Bull. Unbelievable air.

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Gift from Berguitta


Wed, 24 January 2018

This gallery of photos showed how perfect Durban got on Sunday when everyone thought the NE was going to klap it. A swarm of bluebottles ended it though. Nic Aberdein was there.

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Square Root of Blur


Tue, 23 January 2018

Here's an arty collection of photos from the lens of Aussie photog Dan Bielich who shot two recent swells at Shark Island, one in December last year, and another a few days ago.

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Sea Sprite Two Step


Mon, 22 January 2018

Here's a gallery of photos fresh from today's action at the ISA World Longboarding Championship that runs until Thursday at Riyue Bay on Hainan Island in China. Photos courtesy ISA.

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Glide of the Dragon


Sat, 20 January 2018

Here's photo highlights from the opening and free surfing (yesterday) and Day 1 of competition (earlier today) of the ISA World Longboard Championship in China. All SA surfers are still in the game.

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Boom Town Rats!


Fri, 19 January 2018

Cape Town has been overrun by windsurfers of every shape and nationality who pour their currency into the local economy. Grant Scholtz captures the crowds in the deep south.

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Binne die Kak Hol


Wed, 17 January 2018

South Africans know the wormhole to pure soul. Leave Donald Trump to make us more proud of what we have in Part 2 of the 2017 highlights gallery for added poignancy, by Grant Scholtz.

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