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Two Decades Later


Mon, 19 February 2018

Home-grown WSL commentator Gigs Cilliers went to the US for some WSL stuff and ended up winning the US Kneeboard Champs at Huntington Beach, 22 years after he won the world champs there.

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Gifts from the Givers


Mon, 19 February 2018

On Monwabisi beach, opposite Khayelitsha, nearly 300 kids are feeling the stoke of surfing with Mikey Feb and the perpetually smiling Gudauskas brothers, writes Karen Rutter.

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Smoking Gun


Wed, 14 February 2018

Bullets flew at the Globe Llandudno Boardriders Shootout in barelling 6-8 foot smokers that went off with a loud bang at the Gat (gun) in Llandudno recently, writes Liam Wood for Wavescape.

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A Healthy Glow


Wed, 14 February 2018

After the last article on how non-burning exposure to sunshine protects skin against cancer, Anne of RAspect looks at other health benefits. Part 3 of our #MindSetFree series.

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New School !

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Mon, 12 February 2018

Reigning WSL Big Wave Tour Champion Twiggy Baker, 43, battled through three rounds of difficult 20'+ waves to take 5th in the Nazare Challenge at Praia de Norte, Portugal yesterday.

Read more: New School !

Stop Start for Saffas


Fri, 9 February 2018

South African Shane Sykes is through to Round 4 of the QS1,000 Vissla Great Lakes Pro presented by D'Blanc after compatriots Ford Van Jaarsveldt and Jake Elkington dropped out in Round 3.

Read more: Stop Start for Saffas

Dumping Grounds


Thu, 8 February 2018

What lies behind the spat between WSL and Honolulu authorities that has nothing to gain and everything to lose, including an end to the WSL on the North Shore. Spike ponders.

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Outward Bound


Tue, 6 February 2018

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean, marvels Spike during a recent demonstration by the NSRI aboard a RIB from Station 26 out of Kommetjie.

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Light Bulb for Adaptive Surfers


Wed, 31 January 2018

Getting into a wetsuit when you're physically challenged has to be one of the toughest obstacles to get out there into the briny blue. Spike finds out about a unique design contest.

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Sliding the Breeze


Wed, 31 January 2018

The stylish wave sliding of women loggers in South Africa last year was a highlight for Melissa Volker, who chats exclusively for Wavescape to wave phenom Shannon Hughes.

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Hanging with Julia and Angus


Tue, 30 January 2018

As mere mortals, most of us are thrilled to hang out with celebrities. Spike tells the story of a chance meeting in the backline at Muizenberg during the east swell last week.

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