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Over the Top


Tue, 19 June 2018

Former world bodyboarding champ Andre Botha dodges a bullet in firing Namibia a few days ago, with the other guy a bit over the top. Grant Scholtz shot this sequence.

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Weskus Bombswell


Mon, 18 June 2018

The Cape of Storms lived up to her tumultous title when she offered every element of winter at the Jordy Smith event near Cape Town this weekend. Ian Thurtell scooped the action.

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Fabled Walls of Ulus


Mon, 11 June 2018

The fabled lines of Uluwatu have mesmerised legions of surfers. Here's the photo highlights of two days of fun 4-6' at the WSL Uluwatu CT at this break on the Bukit peninsula of Bali. 

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Tiger Tiger


Mon, 11 June 2018

It was a wild weekend of wintery weather as nature provided a brooding backdrop to the 2018 iteration of the Tigers Milk Classic. Ian Thurtell was on hand to capture the action.

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Cooking in the Cape Cuz


Tue, 5 June 2018

Early in June and the Cape Peninsula region has seen some serious swell. Here's a gallery of photos shot by Grant Scholtz over the last few days after doing his rounds.

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A riot of colour


Mon, 4 June 2018

Balinese ritual and big world surfing conjoined in an explosion of colour as Italo Ferreira and Lakey Peterson were crowned at Keramas. Here's the photo highlights of finals day.

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Fireworks in Bali


Fri, 1 June 2018

Keramas is cooking, as a surfer bru might say of the bountiful barrels, high-flying airs and crisp glassy cutties that have marked the Corona Bali Protected. Here are the photo highlights.

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Barrels in Bali Bru


Mon, 28 May 2018

Proper barrels have been ridden in the opening rounds of the Corona Bali Pro. Check the gallery of highlights from the first two days at the hollow beachbreak of Keramas.

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May Days


Thu, 24 May 2018

Big winter waves and welcome rain are lashing the Cape. In this gallery, Grant Scholtz captures the past few days, including a sketchy exit at a reef they call the cheese grater.

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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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