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Adaptive Surf Day

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Fri, 19 October 2018

Come down to Muizenberg, near Cape Town, tomorrow to meet SA adaptive surfers, who include members of our national team who head to the World Champs in California this December.

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Window to the Ancients

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Tue, 16 October 2018

When we surf, many of us know kelp only as a hindrance when paddling for a wave, or paddling out to a surf spot. Spike discovers a world of wonder beneath the waves.

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Hot at the Top

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Mon, 15 October 2018

It's hot at the top as Gabby dethrones Toledo, Julian cements 3rd, Jordy moves to 5th, and Stef spies a 7th world title after the Quiksilver Pro France and Roxy Pro France, writes Spike.

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Generating Momentum this December

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Wed, 10 October 2018

The Robert Redford film that depicts the rise of the Momentum Generation initially spurned by Kelly Slater will screen at the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival in December. Check it.

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World Women's Record

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Fri, 5 October 2018

Brazilian Maya Gabeira has had a kiff week: she won the inaugural Women’s XXL Biggest Wave Award and set a Guinness World Record for the Largest Wave Surfed Unlimited (female).

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Surfer Slain by Brain-Eating Amoeba

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Wed, 3 October 2018

What a headline. Almost ludicrous. Fake news? Click bait? B-grade schlock? No, writes Craig Jarvis, who brings us a sobering tale of single-cell lurgies that lurk in bodies of freshwater.

Read more: Surfer Slain by Brain-Eating Amoeba

The Horror. The Horror

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Wed, 3 October 2018

In this rollicking yarn, Jason Hayes wipes out on this wave - the biggest he has ever ridden - for a brutal beating by a vindictive ocean beast the Saturday before last. Photos Alan van Gysen.

Read more: The Horror. The Horror

BWT Window Opens Today

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Mon, 1 October 2018

The 2018 WSL Big Wave Tour starts today, with all three venues - Mavericks, Jaws and Nazare - in the Northern Hemisphere, and one not quite finalised with the right permits, writes Spike.

Read more: BWT Window Opens Today

Multiple Winners

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Mon, 1 October 2018

Breezy onshore conditions and a slight surge in swell hit competitors for the final day of the Billabong Junior Series Finale, with winners everywhere, writes Craig Jarvis.

Read more: Multiple Winners

The Point Is

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Sun, 30 September 2018

Parents or coaches screaming at judges does nothing except belittle their kids in front of others, writes Craig Jarvis as Seal Point presents the Billabong Junior Series with a grand finale.

Read more: The Point Is

Small Waves, Big Day

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Sat, 29 September 2018

Fierce weather swept through the sleepy village of Cape St Francis on Day 1 of the Billabong JNR Series finale, but the U18 surfers put on the big moves in small waves, writes Craig Jarvis.

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