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New Era in Surfing


Fri, 17 July 2020

Covid-19 has jump-started a new normal. Now with the WSL 2020 season officially cancelled, Spike spoke to WSL commissioner Pat O' Connell about what lies in their immediate future.

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Virtual Event Goes Live in SA


Fri, 17 July 2020

The 2nd contest in the Surf Web Series, Rip Curl E-Pro South Africa, kicks off on 1 August with your best SA surf clips filmed between 1 March 2019 and 25 July this year.

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Blasted in the Boland


Thu, 16 July 2020

Cape Town big wave surfer James Lowe describes a gnarly experience to Spike after a beating in the Boland last Friday. Grant Scholtz bore witness, while taking these photos.

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Mighty Monday!


Tue, 14 July 2020

The seas turned into a battle-field of brutish violence, and yet surreal beauty, yesterday as a super-charged tempest stormed the ramparts. Spike drove around the Cape Peninsula.

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Purple Rain


Fri, 10 July 2020

Call that a storm? This is a storm. A ginormous punchbowl of purple mayhem is swirling towards us, and if you think that's too dramatic, read on, writes Spike.

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Coronavirus Novel - Episode 10


Fri, 10 July 2020

Guaranteed free of natural ingredients and laced with chemicals from toxic waste, Toxacorp exploits the lovely business opportunities provided by the Lockdown tobacco ban! By ND Mazin

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Global Surf Series Launches


Wed, 1 July 2020

The inaugural 2020 Surf Web Series - the world's first digital performance surfing tournament - has kicked off, and they've already had their first surf contest in Mexico.

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Coronavirus Novel - Episode 9


Fri, 26 June 2020

We are introduced to the 4th Global Co-Morbidity that make up the five Dragonriders of Apocalypse Wow, including Climate Change, and Viral Pestilence. But what is the fifth? By ND Mazin

Read more: Coronavirus Novel - Episode 9

Urgent Shark Warning by NSRI


Tue, 23 June 2020

The NSRI urgently appeals caution in the Southern and Eastern Cape after a surge in shark activity, topped by a drone clip by a 14-year-old boy of a large white shark among surfers.

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Coronavirus Novel - Episode 8


Thu, 18 June 2020

What links sub-glacial earthquakes, monster waves and coronavirus? Bull shit artiste, and cowboy scientist, Tex Tonic of course! Read on in Episode 8 of the Coronavirus Novel, by ND Mazin.

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World Oceans Day - Call for Global Treaty


Mon, 8 June 2020

It is World Oceans Day today, and in this time of Coronavirus, the way forward is collaboration. In this article by The Conversation, a way to turn the tide for our oceans is a global treaty.

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Joomla SEF URLs by Artio


Wed Aug 12 19:37:31 +0000 2020

RT @vanssurf: Watch and learn, Son! Joel Tudor’s version of taking Tosh to summer school. 🎥 Jimmicane https://t.co/zBB2DgW8vh
Wed Aug 12 19:37:07 +0000 2020

RT @LewisPugh: "It's only one plastic bottle", said 8 billion people. [📷 Ben Curtis] https://t.co/h6BJf3hZ9G
Wed Aug 12 19:35:44 +0000 2020

Two storms in a winter coat. Spike gets a call from @kellyslater - something about a surf report for Lemoore.… https://t.co/DK3XNAP4t8
Sat Aug 08 08:34:42 +0000 2020

Saw this from the shops yesterday and rushed home just in time 😉 #sunsets #capetown #nightfall https://t.co/lLjED4ZqQe
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