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No man!


Tue, 14 August 2018

Oh no, not again! Mikey February and Jordy Smith have fought through the tricky Round 2 of the Tahiti Pro Teahupo'o elimination round only to face each other in Round 3 ... again!

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Tricky in Tahiti


Mon, 13 August 2018

Jordy Smith survived a tricky Round 2 encounter in six foot surf at the Tahiti Pro Teahupo'o earlier today, while Mikey February must face Conner Coffin in his Round 2 elimination.

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Slumtown Silverware


Mon, 13 August 2018

Local Zoe Steyn, 14, became the youngest Open Women's winner yesterday in the history of the Mercedes–Benz SA Champs, with Cape Town's Jordy Maree victorious in the men's.

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Women Gather at the Berg


Sat, 11 August 2018

The surf sistas of Cape Town have gathered today at Muizenberg for the ladies-only longboard event, La Muse Classic, which now runs over one day after concerns about conditions tomorrow.

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Foiled Again ... Twice


Thu, 9 August 2018

Sixteen year-old Melkbos local Nathan van Vuuren is making waves in Hawaii with several excellent foil racing results, including two podium places behind legendary waterman Kai Lenny.

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Spine Shock at Sunset


Wed, 8 August 2018

Kommetjie big wave surfer Odd Persson had a narrow and scary escape yesterday when he was temporarily paralysed in 15ft+ surf at Sunset Reef. Spike spoke to one of his rescuers.

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Adapting to Durban

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Adaptive surfers from South Africa and overseas made the pilgrimage to Durban for the Triggerfish Animation South African Adaptive Surfing Championships on the weekend, writes Spike.

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Huntington Wins


Mon, 6 August 2018

Hometown heroes Courtney Conlogue (USA) and Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) won the Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch in bumpy 2-3' conditions yesterday.

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Acid Drops in Durban


Mon, 23 July 2018

About 1,000 Durbanites watched the heavy opening film of the Wavescape Festival at DIFF at the Bay of Plenty last night, with the director out from the US to be there, writes Spike.

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Trouble in Paradise


Thu, 19 July 2018

The surfer assaulted in Mauritius last month aims to turn surf rage into the oxymoron it should be. He has launched a crowdfund called Free Tamarin Bay from Violence in the Surf, writes Spike.

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Heavy Water Premiere this Sunday


Tue, 17 July 2018

If you're in Durban, pull in this Sunday evening to the Bay of Plenty to experience the African premiere of Heavy Water, the Nathan Fletcher movie, and meet the director. This movie is insane!

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