|

Featured Slideshows

Woodwork lessons

thumb_IMG_8000Mon, 6 June 2011

In Cape Town, when the Atlantic is too big and everywhere is closing out, Hout Bay offers a man made point break in a NW wind. Jacob Mellish and Dane Staples jump the jetty to the amusement of tourists visiting the local vis n tjips shops. Ian Thurtell hung out on the beach to get the action.

Read more: Woodwork lessons

Xcel Pro 2011

thumb_xcel2011paul01

Fri, 3 June 2011

Yesterday, the day after the opening function, the Xcel Pro at Supertubes was a go. Paul van Jaarsveld perched on home turf and took some happy snaps of the event.

Read more: Xcel Pro 2011

The Undertaker

thumb_3Thu, 2 June 2011

Greg Emslie, Devyn Mattheys and Andre Malherbe tackle the Undertaker in a bout of body slamming perfection up the Ooskus. StJohn Lombard swears us to secrecy before sharing the shots. Ask us no questions. We will tell you no lies.

Read more: The Undertaker

David and Goliath

thumb_Johan-De-Goede01Thu, 2 June 2011

Sunday in the Boland was a heavy day. Lots of swell, most places were too big. Marcel Habets joined Tjoekie and friends on a mission to one of the area's better kept secrets and scored some thundering lefts in a land of rights.

Read more: David and Goliath

Blistering Barnacles

thumb_IMG_1015Tue, 31 May 2011

The Hermanus crew charge their "little" gem as a winter storm drops 20' bombs on Bayview - this is the calm before the storm unleashed her main salvo. Stevo took a Sunday drive down to Hermanus and scored this epic slideshow.

Read more: Blistering Barnacles

Glassy Liquidity

IMG_0826-th

Sat, 28 May 2011

Friday was one of the autumn days we haven't had in Cape Town this year. A long-range 15 second pulse arrived in a smooth glassy sea. Deep 4-6' bombs detonated along reefs all around the peninsula. These were some of them.

Read more: Glassy Liquidity

World Juniors

hawaii-iangentWed, 25 May 2011

May 2011

A random blitz of shots fresh from the ISA World Junior Championships that took place in Peru. The event was won by the host nation of Peru, while Team South Africa scooped silver.

Read more: World Juniors

Longboard Shots

jeffayliffWed, 25 May 2011

Jeff Ayliff recently left Cape Town to live in Durban, where he is plying his trade as a radio jock, but also enjoys taking photos. He took these random shots at the SA Longboarding Championships.

Read more: Longboard Shots

The Day After

thumb_IMG_0579Wed, 25 May 2011

The world was meant to end on May 21, so when Stevo woke up the next day, and the world was still there, he grabbed his boards and cameras and went surfing. What better way to celebrate life than scoring some epic Kleinmond with a few mates.

Read more: The Day After

Power Steering

thumb_Jacob3Wed, 18 May 2011

Things to do when it’s flat. Ian Thurtell hooks up with Hans Camhoot and his 215 hp Seadoo jetski as he whips Jordan Alexander and Jacob Mellish into tiny waves along the Tableview Beachfront.

Read more: Power Steering

SA Champs final day

thumb_DSC_2278.thumb

Mon, 16 May 2011

Surfing families from all provinces congregated at Seal Point in Cape St. Francis for the annual Billabong South African Surfing Championships. Paul van Jaarsveld was there to capture the action in and around the famous pointbreak.

Read more: SA Champs final day

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio
brutube

Twitter

Wavescape
Mon Aug 19 14:50:25 +0000 2019

Some insane skills were on display at the QS Caraïbos Lacanau Pro held in France on the weekend, and won by Maud Le… https://t.co/j0OWNcCFYg
Wavescape
Thu Aug 15 07:54:14 +0000 2019

Could the old man of the sea Kelly Slater make it the lucky 7th at the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley, coming up at… https://t.co/ur9XXya8zh
Wavescape
Mon Aug 12 05:53:32 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- There's some south swell to 4ft on open coast Monday with maybe 2' or 3' sets bending into… https://t.co/Z2wz2fBNxT
Wavescape
Mon Aug 12 05:42:50 +0000 2019

Cape Peninsula -- Solid if a bit messy stormsea Monday with white water heaving on deepwater reefs to a solid 15ft… https://t.co/Qsl3o7J1As
Follow Wavescape on Twitter

Wavescape friends and partners Isiqalo Foundation DIFF CSIR Isiqalo Foundation Surfing  South Africa Save Our Seas Shark Centre Isiqalo Foundation Red Bull Media House DIFF National Sea Rescue Institute Shark Spotters ASP Africa