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Saffa Expat Saves the Day

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Thu, 16 January 2020

Former Cape Town surfer and longboard maestro Michael Grendon became a Kiwi media celebrity on the weekend after he rescued two girls swept to sea in a rip current, writes Spike.

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RIP Smithy

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Mon, 13 January 2020

No foul play is suspected in the death of Cape Town surfboard shaper Ryan Smith who died in mysterious circumstances on the weekend, writes Spike.

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The Hout Bay Hurricane

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Sun, 22 December 2019

In Hawaii they call us the Saffa cyclone, but at Llandudno last week, we saw the Hout Bay Hurricane surge through the surf at Llandudno near Cape Town. Cover Shot Sean Thompson

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High Drama, New Lows

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Fri, 20 December 2019

Italo Fereirra is the world champion, but seldom in the history of surfing have more people had more at stake in one day, but that was still a dick move by Medina, writes Spike.

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Young Gun 1

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Wed, 18 December 2019

The rise of young Kommetjie charger Fabian Campagnolo continues after his 5th in pristine big waves at Punta Galea in Spain on Monday, writes Spike. Cover photo Sebastian Staines

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Jordy Out :-(

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Thu, 12 December 2019

So the world title looks like Medina's to take after rotten bad luck ended Jordy Smith's hope earlier today in heaving 8-10ft barrels at the Billabong Pipe Masters.

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World Entitled

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Wed, 11 December 2019

He finds Italo Ferriera’s surfing ugly, and still can’t fathom the 10 points Italo got for that huge backhand air reverse back in Portugal. Craig Jarvis ponders the world title permutations.

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World Champ x 4!

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Tue, 3 December 2019

Carissa Moore (HAW) won the world title at the lululemon Maui Pro, the final stop on the WSL Women’s Championship Tour (CT) after her provisional qualification for Tokyo 2020.

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Plastic Solutions for SA!

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Tue, 3 December 2019

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival has partnered with the UK Government's Commonwealth Litter Programme (CLiP) to boost ocean awareness around plastic pollution.

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Fitting Finale

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Tue, 3 December 2019

The last QS event is done and dusted. South Africa has gained another CT representative and Jack Robinson snuck onto the 2020 tour with a record win today at the Vans World Cup.

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Surf Movies Hit Cape Town

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Mon, 2 December 2019

Surf films at the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival kicked off on Saturday when about 3,000 people came out on a beautiful summer evening to watch surf films at Clifton 4th Beach.

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Tue Jan 14 14:02:50 +0000 2020

Eastern Cape East -- Warm weather and showers Tuesday as a moderate mumpy yeast onshore breeze blows, and soft 2-3'… https://t.co/qm3trGnNSS
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Tue Jan 14 13:04:07 +0000 2020

Cape Peninsula -- Shew bru! The day is hot and the sea temp plunges Tuesday after a warm water weekend. A dribble… https://t.co/6ViCobbM6t
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Tue Jan 14 13:03:42 +0000 2020

West Coast -- Another hot day Tuesday with a dribble of fun perhaps 2-4' open coast in calm to light S winds in the… https://t.co/JwOBlDK9OR
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Cape Peninsula -- Fun surf Friday with 4ft surf open coast and a clean SE offshore early, puffing moderate S sides… https://t.co/VgsElGGaZX
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