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February Eyes Elite Future


Mon, 24 April 2017

Is an elite tour berth on the cards? Michael February has rocketed to 15th on the global WSL Qualifying Series rankings after his win in Durban yesterday, writes Spike.

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Zebra Crossing


Fri, 21 April 2017

Mikey February wears the striped leader’s vest in clean 3' surf in Durban today at the third event of the City Surf Series, the Corona Durban Surf Pro presented by Quiksilver and Roxy.  

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Jordy win a first for SA


Wed, 19 April 2017

An emotional Jordy Smith became the first South African to win the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach - in glassy 6-8 foot surf at Bells to bolster his world title hopes for 2017, writes Spike.

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Twin Bells Winner


Tue, 18 April 2017

Californian Courtney Conlogue rang the coveted bell for the second consecutive time yesterday after winning the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach in cooking 4-6' surf.

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Crossing the Threshold


Tue, 18 April 2017

A breaching Thresher shark did little to stop Sophie Bell winning the Junior Women's and Women's event of the Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits in East London yesterday. 

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Logjam III


Tue, 18 April 2017

Anyone can enter the revised single fin Logjam event from 1-3 June at Surfers Corner in Muizenberg, but you need to get your social mojo on and scoop some votes. 

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Call that a Surfboard?


Thu, 13 April 2017

Surfboards made from cardboard? Surely that is the eco-friendly answer, and yet they haven't really taken off, ponders Spike despite free "how to" videos and blueprints online.

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Bell Curve


Wed, 12 April 2017

The women were ripping Bells Beach apart early today as the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach ran through Rounds 1, 2 and 3 in 3-5' surf at the infamous right hander in Australia.

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Suped Up Trial


Wed, 12 April 2017

Changes to this year’s JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy promises a fast and lively burst of winter swell action at Supertubes for the invited surfers.

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PE Breaks New Ground


Mon, 10 April 2017

Mikey February and Crystal Hulett won the Men’s and Women’s titles at the inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pro presented by Billabong yesterday, while Jake Elkington and Kayla Nogueira took the Juniors. 

Read more: PE Breaks New Ground

John John for the Win


Sun, 9 April 2017

Reigning WSL Champion John John Florence (HAW) stormed to the top slot in the world surf rankings after winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in solid 6-8' surf earlier today. 

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