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What a Week!

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Thu, 20 July 2017

What a week of waves. The whole coast has been cooking and the pros got to score Supers with no-one out. Filipe Toledo won the Corona Open J-Bay today to cap off an amazing event.

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What!? Another Shark?

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Wed, 19 July 2017

When will the drama end after a white shark decided to cruise through the lineup in the quarters of the Corona Open J-Bay? Here's seven major dramas so far this year.

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1ft, 2x10s, 1 Mako

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Tue, 18 July 2017

What drama! Kelly's bust foot, the 10th perfect 20 ever (1st at JBay), and a breaching mako? The most eventful two days in WSL history? Spike thinks so. Photos Sean Thompson

Read more: 1ft, 2x10s, 1 Mako

Bonus for Rocket Elf

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Tue, 18 July 2017

Silver-haired rocket elf Filipe Toledo gets a direct pass to Round 4 after Kelly Slater's injury as pumping Supertubes presided over elimination Round 2 of the Corona Open JBay yesterday.

Read more: Bonus for Rocket Elf

Boneyards Claims Kelly

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Tue, 18 July 2017

Eina! Kelly Slater snapped three bones in his foot surfing aptly named Boneyards in cranking J-Bay yesterday and is on a flight home for surgery. Photos Sean Thompson and WSL

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Smith Sole Saffa at Supers

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Sun, 16 July 2017

Jordy Smith is the only South African left at the Corona Open JBay after wildcards Mikey Feb and Dale Staples were knocked out in slow, wintery conditions this morning.

Read more: Smith Sole Saffa at Supers

Nooit! Smith vs February Again

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Wed, 12 July 2017

Jordy Smith and Michael February have been drawn in the same Round 1 heat of the Corona Open J-Bay as the event window opened today. A lay day has been called until some swell arrives.

Read more: Nooit! Smith vs February Again

Winter is About to Come

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The 2017 JBay Winterfest kicks off tomorrow with the opening of the Corona Open JBay, the only Championship Tour surfing tournament in South Africa.

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SA Surfers Paddle For Jack

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Tue, 11 July 2017

Jordy Smith and friends joined locals and visiting surfers for a memorial paddle out to honour Jack O’Neill at Lower Point yesterday: part of a series of paddle outs around the world.

Read more: SA Surfers Paddle For Jack

Wavescape Festival in Durban

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Mon, 10 July 2017

Wavescape comes to Durban from Sunday 16 July to Friday 21st with six days of 19 epic surf films, including a bumper crop of homegrown African movies. See you at the Bay of Plenty on Sunday!

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MFeb Flies High

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Sun, 9 July 2017

The WSL Commissioner's office has awarded Michael February a wildcard for the Corona Open J-Bay after his 3rd place in the Ballito Pro behind winner Jordy Smith, writes Spike.

Read more: MFeb Flies High

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