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Smooth Sailing

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Fri, 3 July 2020

We expected dik 20 foot when we saw a 20 second swell heading to Cape Town on Tuesday. Instead, we got a slow 10-12'. But it was a glorious day. Mark Harley sat in the channel.

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Best of 2019 - Gallery 4

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Fri, 19 June 2020

Since we wrote off 2020, here's a new edition of Red Bull photos from 2019 around the world in an amazing array of crazy feats, daring acts and magic moments of adventure: Part 4 of 6.

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Surfer Retrieval Drones!

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Mon, 15 June 2020

After evading the Cork Bay constabulary, Jordy Maree was airlifted out the barrel by a special surfer retrieval drone and dropped at the choekie! Billy Ackerman saw the whole thing!

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KaBoom in KZN!

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Mon, 15 June 2020

A grinding south swell smashed up the East Coast into KwaZulu-Natal last week, bringing two days of crazy waves. Photo highlights by Dawn Rouse, Marco Justino, and Darren Simes.

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True Lines

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Sat, 13 June 2020

The truth about False Bay is that it lights up when the swell is right. Yesterday was no exception. Spike went walkabout around the Cape Peninsula. Bettys Bay shots by Stuart Hablutzel

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Life, Covid and Wimp-Outs

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Tue, 28 April 2020

Given lemons? Make lemonade! Cape Town photographer Neil Bradfield links the wipeouts featured in his photo essay to lockdown and the surf we so earnestly seek.

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Scenes from the Lockdown

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Sun, 19 April 2020

Lockdown has meant isolation from nature, and the towns we live in. Here's a gallery of photos from the city to the surf by Sean Thompson, Nicky Newman and Marie Petrelis.

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Silvery Lining

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Mon, 6 April 2020

Once upon a time, on a far shore, surfers frolicked in the ocean when the swells came. Now they look at videos or photos. Grant Scholtz distracts us from this week's surf report.

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Best of 2019 - Gallery 3

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Fri, 3 April 2020

Here is another edition of the best Red Bull photos from 2019 around the world in an amazing array of crazy feats, daring acts and magic moments of global adventure: Part 3 of 5.

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Social Distancing

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Mon, 16 March 2020

Some Cape Town surfers have taken President Ramaphosa's words to heart, deciding to self isolate some distance from the nearest semblance of society. Gallery by Grant Scholtz.

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Best of 2019 - Gallery 2

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Tue, 10 March 2020

Here is another edition of the best Red Bull photos from 2019 around the world in an amazing array of crazy feats, daring acts and magic moments of global adventure: Part 2 of 5.

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