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Blast from the Past

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Sat, 18 November 2017

The future just came true with the announcement by the World Surf League that Kelly's wave pool is going to host a Championship Tour event in 2018. Spike discovers some sad ironies.

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More African Adventure!

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Fri, 17 November 2017

Round 2 of the @mamiwatasurf @WavescapeSA #surfafrica Photo Competition is done and dusted and the selection by Alan Van Gysen puts these three into the final round. Enter Round 3 now!

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Surf, Light, Action

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Thu, 16 November 2017

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will focus on women in an expanded lineup of the usual ocean-conscious and surfing-themed events in the summer of 2017 in Cape Town.

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Goodwave Back on Hold

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Wed, 15 November 2017

The amber alert has been called off for the Cell C Goodwave after it was decided the swell would not be from the ideal direction for the New Pier to run in proper Goodwave conditions.

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Hawaii Set to Ban Sunscreen

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Mon, 13 November 2017

Hawaiians want to ban suncare products with toxins deadly to fragile coral reefs, writes Anne of RAspect in Part 1 of our #MindSetFree series, where we invite you in to see a deeper truth.

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The Wave That Broke My Back

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Mon, 13 November 2017

Moments after this photo of British surfer Andrew Cotton surfing Nazare in Portugal was taken on Wednesday, the wave broke on his head and broke his back. Here's how it happened.

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Three Divides by One

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Mon, 13 November 2017

Things are hotting up in Hawaii as three hungry surfers gear up for a helluva showdown. Craig Jarvis predicts a fiery finale while previewing where surfing is headed in 2018.

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Choose the Blue Fish!

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Thu, 9 November 2017

Wavescape has teamed up with the Marine Stewardship Council to reward three lucky readers with a Fish surfboard by entering the #choosethebluefish competition on Twitter. Check it out.

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We Pledge to Save the Sea

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Wed, 8 November 2017

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a swirling mass of plastic bigger than Trump's ego. Melissa Volker helps us understand the biggest threat facing Earth, apart from Donald Trump.

Read more: We Pledge to Save the Sea

Turtles and Rays

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Fri, 3 November 2017

South African surfers will be pleased to learn of RAspect Surf Salvation, an all-natural water-resistant sunscreen that is launching in surf shops and other stores this summer.

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Houston, We Have Liftoff!

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Mon, 30 October 2017

Never mind boosts, South African bodyboarding is at an all time high after Jared Houston won the last event on the APB World Tour, the Gran Canaria Fronton King Pro 2017.

Read more: Houston, We Have Liftoff!

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Tue May 22 10:20:21 +0000 2018

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Mon May 21 15:43:43 +0000 2018

Eastern Cape West -- // Frontal weather on the way, but first a stiff NW devil wreaks havoc early Monday becoming a… https://t.co/4vLQLkzbev
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Pumping onshores tested the the men and junior men at the Zigzag Durban Surf Pro presented by G-Force, but ultimate… https://t.co/i8tUChHrJ7
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