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Solo Medal Hope for SA


Sun, 25 November 2018

South African hopes for a medal in the SUP Surfing of the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in China lie with Capetonian Thomas King, who is two heats from the final.

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Jaws Green Light


Sun, 25 November 2018

The World Surf League Big Wave Tour (BWT) has issued a Green Alert for the Jaws Challenge at Pe'ahi to run tomorrow, which could mean an early evening start SA time.

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A Surfing Life


Fri, 23 November 2018

Durban Surfer and ocean adventurer John McCarthy is pulling into Cape Town to launch his book The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls during the Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival.

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Travel Travails in China


Fri, 23 November 2018

A looming typhoon and errant paddle boards caused some headaches for the South African SUP team in China for the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship that starts today.

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Big Wave Film Drops


Fri, 23 November 2018

The world premiere of Cape Town big wave surf flick Satori Film hits the screen tomorrow as part of the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival and you need to be there, writes Spike.

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Twiggy Wins Nazare Challenge


Fri, 16 November 2018

Grant Twiggy Baker is the champion of the Nazare Challenge after a risk-taking blast of big wave surfing in huge Nazare today in the first event of the WSL Big Wave Tour, writes Spike.

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Nazare Green Light

Thu, 15 November 2018

The WSL Big Wave Tour (BWT) has issued a Green Alert for the Nazaré Challenge in Nazaré, Portugal to run tomorrow as a dik WNW swell heads for the region. Twiggy is on the way.

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Big Wave Time


Fri, 9 November 2018

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival has partnered with a unique project this year: the biggest collection of big wave surfboards seen in South Africa under one roof, writes Spike.

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An Odd Odyssey


Thu, 8 November 2018

This odyssey involves a surfboard belonging to a young man called Odd that was lost at sea south of Cape Town, only to be found three months later ... in Namibia. Dougal Paterson tells the story.

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Spike Swell Course is Back


Tue, 6 November 2018

Pull into the Spike Swell & Ocean Course on Thursday 22 November at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. Spike returns for a new edition of his fascinating audio-visual lecture.

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Festival Focus on Big Waves


Mon, 5 November 2018

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival 2018 has announced a focus on big waves while welcoming Cape Town craft beer company Jack Black as their headline partner for 2018.

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