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Lonely Planet

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Surfers hate crowds. They love to grumble when their local has more than five out. In Slummies, where StJohn Lombard (his name is pronounced 'sinjin') lives, the only issue is finding someone to surf with. Crowds are never an issue. It's the wildlife you worry about.

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Manic Monday

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As South Africa stirred from her weekend slumber and prepared for the week ahead, Justin Klusner was running up and down the piers of Durban’s beachfront. The swell had kicked in and the coast of KZN was firing. As usual, the crew were all over it as a southeast swell ground through.

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May Day

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Simone Robb kicked off the the May Day celebrations with glassy Misty Cliffs and some of the hottest young talent in the water at the moment. Mike February, Matt Bromley and Max Armstrong enjoy early winter fruits.

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The Road to Nowhere

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Over the extended Easter break, Marcel Habets takes the road to nowhere in an attempt to find a place they call the Devils Horn. Along the way he also enjoyed many of the rough diamonds the Weskus has to offer. Did he find it? You won't.

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There and Back Again

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With public holidays backed up like rush hour on the N1, Pierre Marqua seized the day and made a frantic dash out of Cape Town to a seaside village deep in the heart of the Shire. The Wedge in Plettenberg Bay was popping phat Easter Eggs all week long.

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Public Nuisance

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Tue, 3 May 2011

Stevo and Lawrie mission to the Boland on Freedom Day for a day of big, inconsistent bombs. The wind wasn’t quite right, the swell direction not 100% and the water was freezing. Still, it was enough to get the boys in the water and take a few monsters on the head.

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Freedom

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Mon, 2 May 2011

Ian Thurtell shoots the most overshot wave in Cape Town. Freedom Day at False Bay's notorious Kalk Bay reef brought many barrels. Nice to note that Ian took the time to find fresh angles and interesting perspectives on this paparazzi of an urbanised wave.

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Pro Junior Wrap

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Tue, 26 April 2011

This photo profile of the Quiksilver Pro Junior 2011 depicts the flavour of Durban on the beach, and a series of explosive moves in glassy surf as the laaities light a string of firecrackers. Photos courtesy Quiksilver.

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Ring My Bell

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Tue, 26 April 2011

This slideshow reflects the moods of Bells Beach as 6-8' surf lined the famous point for the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach in which Parko won, Fanning took second and Jordy third, propelling the Durbanite from fifth to third in the 2011 ASP World Title rankings.

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The Naked Truth

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This moody portrait by Wavescape lensman Ian Thurtell shows the nudist beach of Cape Town, Sandy Bay, in a new light. So to speak. Look carefully, and you will see the naked truth. Thick grinding barrels bust low tide sand bars in the green and gold glint of a dying day - and summer.

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Supers Goes Off

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Tue, 26 April 2011

Last week, a galloping troop drove into J-Bay bearing a feathering pennant to deliver a pre-season hors d'oeuvre before the grand feast that Lord Winter brings to the rock-slab table this year. Sir Paul "Jouster" van Jaarsveld was there.

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