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Marching On


Thu, 12 April 2018

In March, the world burst alight with human acts of amazing skill and endurance. Here is a multi-sport gallery of insane March highlights from the lens of Red Bull photographers.

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Raising the Big Wave Bar


Wed, 11 April 2018

Here is a gallery of frozen moments on giant waves conquered by an international field of big wave surfers nominated for the WSL Big Wave Awards.

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Kowie Highlights


Mon, 9 April 2018

Here's a moody gallery by Ian Thurtell from 4 days of varied, challenging but ultimately cooking conditions at the Royal St Andrews Hotel Port Alfred Classic presented by Quiksilver.

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Bells Bonus Ball


Fri, 6 April 2018

Here's a mega slideshow of the best moments from the four days of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Sadly for South Africans, Jordy Smith and Mikey February were knocked out early.

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Rolling Over


Wed, 14 March 2018

We look back to when nature smiled on the record crowds and surfers at the Rolling Retro during a fun day out at Llandudno. Ian Thurtell captured it all. Here's the photo highlights.

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Goldie Photo Highlights


Tue, 13 March 2018

Here's a mega photo wrap of the first three days of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast at Snapper, including the Roxy Pro up to the semi-finals, as well as Rounds 1 and 2 of the men's event.

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Portrait of a Surfer


Thu, 1 March 2018

Enjoy this gallery by Grant Scholtz from the recent Sea Harvest Interclub Surfing Championships at Surfer's Corner won by defending champs SWOT Surf Club from Muizenberg.

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Corner Carnage


Mon, 26 February 2018

The recent Western Province longboard trial was a chaotic affair with all manner of craft jostling in the benign lines of Muizenberg Corner. Grant Scholtz recorded a few near misses.

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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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