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Rebel 4 Photo Show


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Wed, 28 September 2011

Big wave bombora blasts shook a Cape Town reef yesterday. Nic Bothma's kiff pics tell the story of the 4th Rebel Session, which could just be the Neptune's swansong for winter. Then again, maybe not. 

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This is Australia


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Pierre Hugo leaves Indonesia and heads over to Australia to find out what the hype is all about. He discovers something that reminds him of home but just can’t put his finger on it.

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Braai Stop


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Saturday was National Braai day and for most that meant rugby, beer and Tjops around an open flame. Jordan Alexander and Ian Thurtell made the most of the lack of punters in the water to enjoy a quick city pit-stop before going hunting for a rooi-kranz braai.

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Spring has Sprung


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Spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, the winds are swinging and the Atlantic side is coming back to life. Simone Robb manages to capture the lesser spotted Kommetjie crew jumping for joy at the prospect of another awesome season.

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Batman & Robin


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The boys from Flare Magazine check on the progress of winter's reconstruction of the summer sand banks on Cape beaches.Ian Thurtell and Robin Taylor take some time off from the big stuff to chill in their backyard.

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Retro Rollback


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The Kommetjie crew are going retro as seasoned vets and frothing groms put boards from bygone eras to modern use. These photos by Simone Robb show the trend..

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Saturday Grind


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Kalk Bay Reef has proved one of the most consistent spots on the Cape Peninsula this winter. Ian Thurtell takes full advantage of the swell this Saturday (when J-bay was off its face here) and the afternoon light to capture yet another cranking session.

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Cutback Cuisine


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Tue, 6 September 2011

Wine, waves and wonderful food comprise the island life of Reunion, a French province perched on the southern cusp of the tropics in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Spike shoots some barrels as he imbibes a heady concoction of cutbacks and creole cuisine along a romantic coast. Feature story here.

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Sawn Off Barrels


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Tue, 6 September 2011

A powerful south swell hit South Africa Saturday and J-Bay went off. Fired. Smoked. Went ballistic. Projectile surfing. Blew up. You know the bullet metaphors too well. Shooting photos were StJohn Lombard, Garth Robinson and Rory Jones in this blast of sawn-off barrels.

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Weskus Retreat


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Fri, 2 September 2011

With Spring knocking on the door, Simone Robb sends in a collection of shots from this past winter on the Weskus. For those trying to beat the manic crowds of the city, the points, beachies and slabs of the Weskus has become a welcome retreat.

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Dodo Comes Alive


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A collection of images fresh from Reunion Island, where the swell is building after Spike finished the first overseas edition of the Wavescape Surf Film Festival. See story here

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