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Parish of St Tudno

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Thu, 7 October 2010

Pierre Hugo takes a break from the endless quest for beats and gets absorbed in a sun downer session in the bay of the African Parish of St Tudno. The surf was cranking and the setting sun gave the waves a surreal golden shimmer, with the gentle South East wind adding a fluff of Mother Nature’s artistic mastery, the elements were in place for any budding surf photographer to start drooling.

Die lug plaas

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Caves was off its game most of the day, but as the sun started setting so the surfing took off. Inspired by the airshow at Ysterplaat, the locals decided to take to the air for a show of their own. Marcel Habets perched himself on the cliffs above ledges to bring us a unique angle of this famous wave.

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Keep on Truckin

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Come on Summer. As we all wait the arrival of the Cape Doctor, ice cream headaches and bone crunching death pits along the Atlantic seaboard. Some folk aren’t just waiting; they are out there, putting in the hard yards. Like Dave Richards here, he sure did travel many, many yards inside this Hoek beast. Simone Robb was wise enough to keep her finger on the trigger to bring us the proof, all 11 frames of it.

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17 Seconds Away

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A few weeks ago a 17 second ground swell pulsed the southwestern coastline of South Africa. It arrived early on a Saturday morning and lit up big wave locations up and down our coastline. Pierre Hugo missioned out of Cape Town to a lesser known point, and scored a memorable day in the company of a close-nit group of swell chasers.

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Slumtown Kegs

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East London or Slummies as it is known, has so much more to it than Nahoon. Besides grinding beachbreaks crunching down over golden sands, it has gnarly reefs and slabs that offer an adrenalin rush to rival the best Cape Town has to offer. Rookie photog St John Lombard focused his lens on two such slabs.

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Whispers on the wind

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Marcel Habets braves the elements to capture one of the rarest waves that break in False Bay. Usually a hive of activity over the summer months and known as a sun bathers paradise, in winter, the ocean comes to life only when the conditions are just right. Freezing, angry and windy. To the average surfer, its one of those places that you should have been here yesterday.

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Earthwave

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The surf at the Earthwave today was fun and clean 1-2' in moderate offshores and epic longboard conditions, but the world record attempt could not quite reach the required 115 surfers on one wave. However it was a lot of fun and 93 people managed to get on one wave. Spike was there to take some photos. See the story

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Going right

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Sun, 26 September 2010

Matt Bromley goes right on a left that must have felt right, cos he got barrelled off his blonde pip. It was a big day at the Kom, but nice and clean and lined up in the westerly swell.

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Should have been here yesterday

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Simone Robb's photos of Sunday's session at K-Bay showed what only a washed up child star from Hollywood would understand - there is life to look forward to. Yes, it was THAT good.

 

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Welcome to the Jungle

Photo: Coreban.Thu, 9 September 2010

September 09 2010

History was made as Coreban hosted the first international wave pool SUPing contest at the land locked Lost City of Sun City.

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Canes Go Surfing

March 24 2010.

Warm up rugby style. Photo: Ina KarabaszWed, 24 March 2010The Hurricanes have fun surfing Koeel Bay on Wednesday 11 March before losing to the Stormers 37-13. Photos by Ina Karabasz

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