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Codename AfroSurf!


Thu, 27 August 2020

US-based surfing icon Selema Masekela has put his weight behind AFROSURF, the first book to comprehensively document and celebrate surfing and related street culture in Africa.

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Staples and Bell Win Online


Mon, 17 August 2020

The digital dust has settled and two surfers from the inaugural Rip Curl E-Pro have emerged triumphant, Dale Staples from Cape St Francis and Sophie Bell from Salt Rock.

Read more: Staples and Bell Win Online

The Finale


Thu, 13 August 2020

In a furious flurry of epically epic waves and insanely incredible surfing, the final four of the inaugural Rip Curl E-Pro have been decided, and it looks like the event will be down to the wire.

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Polls Open for Semis!


Wed, 12 August 2020

The voting has opened for the Rip Curl E-Pro semi-finalists, so get on their Instagram accounts and vote to contribute to this revolutionary contest format.

Read more: Polls Open for Semis!

The Power Online


Sat, 8 August 2020

Who would have predicted the key role in sport played by Instagram, which the Rip Curl E-Pro uses to count votes from fans. Today, it's Round 4 Men, Women's Rd 1 and Rd 3 results.

Read more: The Power Online

Barrel to Barrel


Wed, 5 August 2020

Some epic waves lit up Round 2 of the Rip Curl E-Pro, with some epic barrels recorded by two surfers in two six-man heats to decide the repecharge round. Four go through. Two bow out.

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And we have Lift-off!


Sat, 1 August 2020

A new era is upon us - today, the first heat in the South African edition of the digital Surf Web Series, the Rip Curl E-Pro, goes live on the @surfopenleague Instagram handle!

Read more: And we have Lift-off!

Live Surfing Returns


Thu, 30 July 2020

Spectators will have to watch from home as live competitive surfing returns to the World Surf League for the first time since March, with a winner-takes-all "rumble" at the Surf Ranch.

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Crunch Time


Wed, 29 July 2020

You don't often go for a surf without catching a wave. Not even one. A solid swell prompts Spike to go for a fun surf. Nooit. None of that. Sometimes the ocean says no. Neptune 4. Spike 0.

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E-Pro Prepares for Launch


Tue, 28 July 2020

The draw for Round One of the inaugural South African Rip Curl E-Pro is underway for 56 surfers who will vie for bragging rights in SA's first ever virtual surf event.

Read more: E-Pro Prepares for Launch

E-Pro Goes Large


Mon, 27 July 2020

The Rip Curl E-Pro virtual surfing tournament has attracted so much attention, organisers have opened up a standalone women’s event and expanded the men's field to 48.

Read more: E-Pro Goes Large

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio


Mon Oct 26 13:14:48 +0000 2020

This is a breaking story about the beach at Seal Point, and how some locals are fiercely fighting to stop Seal Poin… https://t.co/ntLt5AReKN
Thu Oct 22 14:22:53 +0000 2020

From age two to 82, more than 220 South African surfers and others took to the water in last week’s Little Optimist… https://t.co/QvcVxTSI8B
Mon Oct 19 14:28:48 +0000 2020

Southern Cape -- Small surf Monday with a whiff of light to moderate W offshore, so nice conditions, but 2-4' surf… https://t.co/MsNgo8aDJM
Mon Oct 19 14:28:46 +0000 2020

Eastern Cape West -- A mild morning sick start Monday with a whiff of light to moderate NE puffing, and a 2-4' open… https://t.co/TWOj5c8qRd
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