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France in Historic Win

FRA Jeremy Flores-620-th

Sun, 28 May 2017

The surf super powers were absent from the Top 5 with France the winners of its first team world champs at the ISA World Surfing Games, while Team SA came 10th, writes Spike.

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Weskus Water Plan


Fri, 26 May 2017

World Surf League Africa has called for donations of water for the Vans Surf Pro Classic next weekend due to the severe drought in the Lamberts Bay area, writes Spike.

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Quiet on the Eastern Front


Thu, 25 May 2017

All is quiet on the eastern front barring lots of S swell - in the wake of the recent fast and wild storm swell - but we’re holding thumbs for the next clean Goodwave swell to show up at New Pier.

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Logjam is Nigh


Thu, 25 May 2017

Fresh and funky surf events honor the comeback of retro shapes from twinnies to single fin logs. Brett Shearer gets the lowdown on The Logjam from Liam Bulgen & Jamie Nye.

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#1 in Africa

Michael February-620-th

Mon, 22 May 2017

Cape Town's Michael February is a geniunely nice guy. He also surfs like a new-age hybrid between Dave Rastovich and Rob Machado. Spike chats to Africa's #1 surfer of the moment.

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Large at Long


Mon, 22 May 2017

Jake Elkington (Kommetjie) and Sophie Bell (Salt Rock) took the junior men’s and women’s titles at the BOS Cape Crown presented by Billabong in 2-4' waves at Long Beach in Kommetjie yesterday.

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Copper for SA in France


Mon, 22 May 2017

South African team captain Bianca Buitendag made it to the final of ISA World Surfing Games in Biarritz France this morning, but was unable to pull off the win.

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Captain Bianca


Thu, 18 May 2017

France-based South African Bianca Buitendag will captain Team SA as it joins a record number of countries at the World Surfing Games, which starts in two days in Biarritz, France.

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Get Some Wavescape Wine


Thu, 18 May 2017

Order some Wavescape Wine, where surfing meets wine-making. We have two Grangehurst offerings: 2009 Red Barrel and 2016 White Curl wine. Pull in and have a chilled one here.

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Winter Swell Course


Thu, 18 May 2017

Pull into the Spike Winter Swell Course on Tuesday 30 May at Touch of Madness in Obs, Cape Town. Spike is back for another edition of his fascinating audio-visual study of storms, swell and waves.

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Tables Topple Over


Thu, 18 May 2017

The tables are turned on the Dream Tour. John John Florence's lead has all but gone after Jordy Smith, Owen Wright, and Oi Rio Pro winner Adriano de Souza clawed their way into the mix.

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