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Codename AfroSurf!

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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.

Read more: Codename AfroSurf!

Staples and Bell Win Online

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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

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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.

Read more: The Finale

Polls Open for Semis!

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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

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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

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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.

Read more: Barrel to Barrel

And we have Lift-off!

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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

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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.

Read more: Live Surfing Returns

Crunch Time

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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.

Read more: Crunch Time

E-Pro Prepares for Launch

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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

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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

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