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Brown Glass


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Another tidal bore in Malaysia adds a tint (brown actually) to the colourful Pesta Benak event in Sri Aman, Sarawak. Antony "Yep" Colas, of Bono Tidal Bore Surfing Expeditions, shot with his trusty Nikon D3.

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Under the Radar


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Sometimes it feels that when you turn your back on the ocean, surf happens. Simone Robb sneaks in under the radar with a round up of all the aquatic fun that went down around Cape Town this past October.

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Caught Red-handed


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Tue, 18 October 2011

These photos catch Leon Bekker red-handed as he illegally drags a bleeding white shark onto rocks for a trophy photograph. The shark fisherman, who has posed with atleast 12 sharks he has caught, says he is a beginner who "didn't know it was a great white", which is protected by law.

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Bloodbath


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Ian Thurtell took a pounding and six stitches in the head to get the shot. And he got the shot. People often think surf photography is easy. Cold water, sharks, sharp skegs and the solid, cornered housing the camera is held in? Go figure

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Ugeneration


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Mon, 10 October 2011

We let the photos do the talking as we uncover the official portfolio of surf photographer Eugene Van Der Elst.

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Urban Legend


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We often hear about them, spoken in whispers within tight-nit circles, but the reality is, to find out if they are true, you have to live there. Marcel Habets takes full advantage of a recent swell that brought a very fickle legend of the Boland to life.

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Rebel Session #5

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Rebel Session Five was perhaps the last time the big wave crew could enjoy glassy bombs before the wind blasted peaks of summer take the big waves from winter and render them small and mushy.

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Framed


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Simone Robb keeps her finger on the trigger as the Kommetjie crew dance for the camera. With all these new school moves, it’s all about the sequence and the story they tell in photos. Did he make it? Hell yes!

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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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