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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.

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Blistering Barnacles

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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.

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Glassy Liquidity


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.

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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.

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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.

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The Day After

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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.

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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.

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SA Champs final day


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.

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Lonely Planet

thumb_1Fri, 13 May 2011

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

thumb_09052011_Durban_0567Wed, 11 May 2011

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

thumb_Mistys2-290Mon, 9 May 2011

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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