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Divided by Five


Thu, 3 May 2018

The Founders Cup of Surfing at the Surf Ranch this weekend and the Margaret River shark drama couldn't be a more serendipitous sign of where pro surfing is headed, writes Spike.

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World Big Wave Record


Mon, 30 April 2018

Brazilian Rodrigo Koxa set a new world record for the biggest wave ever surfed in history - an 80 foot monster - after being awarded the Quiksilver XXL Biggest Wave award on the weekend.

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Long and Short of It


Mon, 30 April 2018

Mixed ocean conditions brought out the best in many of South Africa's top longboarders across 13 divisions in the GB Surf SA Longboard Championships at Lamberts Bay this weekend.

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The Reef to Fire


Fri, 27 April 2018

Plenty of swell, capped off with an epic finale, lies in store for SA's best waveski riders at Nahoon Reef during the SA Waveski Surfing Championships this long weekend.

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How to be plastic free

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Tue, 24 April 2018

Surfing is freedom, says surfer and philosopher Aaron James but as Melissa Volker writes, not when it chokes us in plastic. Enter the first plastic-free SA Longboard Champs.

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Shark Fin Soup


Thu, 19 April 2018

Shark huggers, cull callers, brazen Brazilians, angry Aussies, cynical sceptics and all manner of couch clowns are spewing after the Margie shark decision. Get a life! writes Melissa Volker.

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Margaret River Pro Cancelled

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Wed, 18 April 2018

There have been mixed reactions to the decision to cancel the Margaret River Pro after two surfers were mauled by sharks 6km from the contest beach, writes Spike.

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Cooking Surf Sendoff


Mon, 16 April 2018

Cranking Nahoon Reef gave the Men's and Junior Men's events a big sendoff at the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits yesterday.

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Pallet and Woolf Take Honours


Sun, 15 April 2018

Nicole Pallet and Kai Woolf yesterday shared the spoils in the Women's and Junior Women's events at the Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro presented by Reef Wetsuits.

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Drone in the Drink

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Sun, 15 April 2018

Young photographer Daniel Grebe watched in horror this week as the Atlantic Ocean headed rapidly towards him on the screen of his drone remote. Then it went black, writes Spike.

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Head to Head Will Hurt


Sun, 15 April 2018

Bummer! Mikey February battled through the Round 2 elimination, only to find himself against Jordy Smith in Round 3 of the Margaret River Pro. Sad for both of them.

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Tue May 22 10:20:21 +0000 2018

Positively giant surf hits the Cape today, with sets to 25ft likely east of Cape Town on deep water spots. Pumping… https://t.co/ZTiGP40APf
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
Mon May 21 15:24:53 +0000 2018

Cape Peninsula -- // Pumping NW frontal winds, strong showers, and messy increasing storm swell smacks Monday about… https://t.co/oYhTpkT7l1
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West Coast -- // Blustery cool weather and fresh NW frontal sea winds make Monday blue in a good way. Better than o… https://t.co/zxWlvqG9Ti
Mon May 21 13:14:22 +0000 2018

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
Mon May 21 09:37:21 +0000 2018

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