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Here comes Katia!

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Thu, 21 September 2017

Hurricane Katia is moving into the perfect zone for epic big waves along the East Coast of the USA, writes Spike as he eyes the next storm in one of the strongest hurricane seasons in history.

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Five Reasons to Surf

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Thu, 21 September 2017

Surfing might appear extreme for non-surfers, but it's laid back if you decide to avoid the adrenaline of serious waves. Here are five reasons to surf.

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It Does What?

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Wed, 20 September 2017

Yes. It's happening. The WSL just held a surf contest at Kelly Slater’s wave pool, and Gabriel Medina and Carissa Moore are the winners. It really is frikken happening.

Read more: It Does What?

Good Luck Team SA!

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Tue, 19 September 2017

The 2017 South African Junior Team flew out yesterday to Hyuga in Japan to join more than 40 nations at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships. Grant Scholtz took the photos.

Read more: Good Luck Team SA!

Boks Take Note

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Mon, 18 September 2017

You may not know this, but South Africans were dominating world bodyboarding even before Durban's Iain Campbell's storming victory at the Sintra Pro in Portugal yesterday, writes Spike.

Read more: Boks Take Note

Smith Pulls Ahead

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Sun, 17 September 2017

Jordy Smith had to defer to Mother Nature when he lost to Filipe Toledo in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, but increased his lead at the top of the leaderboard with three events to go.

Read more: Smith Pulls Ahead

The Power Game

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Fri, 15 September 2017

The WSL tour was on fire earlier today with explosive surfing in California, but Saffas will be happy after Jordy Smith pushed into the semis with a last-minute BMT blast in the Quarters.

Read more: The Power Game

#WorldSurfLeaks

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Thu, 14 September 2017

In this era of #GuptaLeaks, the iPhone 8 and threat of nuclear war, Craig Jarvis introduces us to #WorldSurfLeaks and big changes to our surfing world - in South Africa and beyond.

Read more: #WorldSurfLeaks

Standup Paddle Battle

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Thu, 14 September 2017

If you stand or kneel on a craft and use a paddle or don't use a paddle to ride along water, what are you? Spike looks at the Olympian power struggle between surfing and canoeing.

Read more: Standup Paddle Battle

Leading the Pack

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Tue, 12 September 2017

Jordy Smith led a tight bunch at the top of the rankings in clean 4' surf on the 8th stop of the WSL Championship Tour, The Hurley Pro at Trestles near San Clemente, California.

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Turbo Torpedo

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Mon, 11 September 2017

The Wawa Bodysurf Wavejam was held recently in thumping 8-10ft surf at Llandudno but the torpedo people are made of stern stuff, writes Spike.

Read more: Turbo Torpedo

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