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Featured Slideshows

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.

Read more: Best of 2019 - Gallery 2

Freddie Should Go!

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Fri, 6 March 2020

Eddie Aikau inspires, and the phrase that bears his name intrinsically describes, human endeavour. Neil Bradfield is here to tell us, in words and photos, that Freddie (you) should go.

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Leg Slide

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Mon, 24 February 2020

Steve Sawyer made it to the Round of 16 of the Noosa Longboard Open. A women's event also forms part of the Noosa Festival of Surfing, with even a canine component! Here's a gallery.

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All Over It

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Tue, 18 February 2020

There have been some decent waves in Durban of late, fuelled by tropical storm activity off the East Coast, and the locals have been all over it, especially over it. Gallery by Dawn Rouse.

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