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Shark Fin Soup

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Thu, 19 April 2018

Shark huggers, cull callers, brazen Brazilians, angry Aussies, cynical sceptics and all manner of couch clowns are spewing after the Margie shark decision. Get a life! writes Melissa Volker.

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Margaret River Pro Cancelled

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Wed, 18 April 2018

There have been mixed reactions to the decision to cancel the Margaret River Pro after two surfers were mauled by sharks 6km from the contest beach, writes Spike.

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Cooking Surf Sendoff

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Mon, 16 April 2018

Cranking Nahoon Reef gave the Men's and Junior Men's events a big sendoff at the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits yesterday.

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Pallet and Woolf Take Honours

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Sun, 15 April 2018

Nicole Pallet and Kai Woolf yesterday shared the spoils in the Women's and Junior Women's events at the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits.

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Drone in the Drink

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Sun, 15 April 2018

Young photographer Daniel Grebe watched in horror this week as the Atlantic Ocean headed rapidly towards him on the screen of his drone remote. Then it went black, writes Spike.

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Head to Head Will Hurt

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Sun, 15 April 2018

Bummer! Mikey February battled through the Round 2 elimination, only to find himself against Jordy Smith in Round 3 of the Margaret River Pro. Sad for both of them.

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Margie Air Ways

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Sat, 14 April 2018

The Margaret River Pro continued in heavy six foot surf today, with the men’s Round 1 completed, while WSL history was made as North Point hosted its first women's event.

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Seeds Ease Through

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Sat, 14 April 2018

Typically zippy, clean waves at Nahoon Reef greeted the surfers contesting the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef on Day One in East London yesterday.

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Margie Barrels Bru!

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Fri, 13 April 2018

Cranking 6-8' barrels presided as Jordy Smith moved directly into Round 3 of the Margaret River Pro today, while Mikey February must fight it out in the Round 2 elimination.

Read more: Margie Barrels Bru!

Slummies Next!

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Fri, 13 April 2018

A cranking swell is heading for East London where more than 100 of South Africa's top open and junior surfers are surfing in the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits.

Read more: Slummies Next!

Big Wave Nominees

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Wed, 11 April 2018

The nominees for the 2018 World Surf League Big Wave Awards have been officially released, with $350,000 (about R4.2 million) in prizes across seven categories.

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Thu Apr 19 21:30:19 +0000 2018

The shark "debate" (with lank hate) continues in the wake of the @wsl decision to can the #MargaretRiverPro.… https://t.co/oER96ufPD0
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Thu Apr 19 21:17:53 +0000 2018

Shark huggers, cull callers, brazen Brazilians, angry Aussies, cynical sceptics and all manner of couch clowns are… https://t.co/gXoQgOV5hY
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Wed Apr 18 17:27:05 +0000 2018

RT @sogoldschmidt: A difficult decision, but surfer and staff safety are paramount to the @WSL . The situation in Margaret River is unique…
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Wed Apr 18 17:24:28 +0000 2018

RT @Oceana: Use your voice this #WhaleWednesday to help protect #whales, dolphins and other marine mammals. Tell your member of Congress…
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Wed Apr 18 13:11:23 +0000 2018

What do you think of the WSL's decision to cancel the #MargaretRiverPro after two shark maulings 6kms from the cont… https://t.co/xkoY8arAms
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Wed Apr 18 07:26:38 +0000 2018

In another bid to stave off what surely is inevitable - a proper shark encounter - the WSL has cancelled the Margar… https://t.co/J6RQVG2nCD
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