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Cyclone Fury


Wed, 13 March 2019

If you have a trip to Beira in central Mozambique planned tomorrow, put it off. Intense Cyclone Idai bears down on the city with possible gusts to 106 kts and 50ft waves, warns Spike.

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Steezy Slides Second


Tue, 12 March 2019

Defending world longboard champ Steven Sawyer took 2nd in the first World Longboard Tour event of 2019 - the Noosa Longboard Open in Australia, losing to American Justin Quintal.

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Africa Rising


Mon, 11 March 2019

African surfing is on the rise with the addition of Senegal to the WSL Qualifying Series, and the rollout of the flagship of the 2019 City Surf Series - the biggest women's QS on the continent.

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Wavescape Awards Announced


Thu, 7 March 2019

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival has announced the winners of the film festival in Cape Town in December, with Best Surf Film going to Russian feature documentary Priboi.

Read more: Wavescape Awards Announced

Aweh Haleh!


Wed, 6 March 2019

It's white knuckle time for the Cell C Goodwave as Intense Tropical Cyclone Haleh grinds down into Durban's swell window, but local winds are chopping and changing with each model run, writes Spike.

Read more: Aweh Haleh!

The Spirit of Aloha


Tue, 5 March 2019

South African surf coach and manager Tasha Mentasti has just won the Aloha Award, a prestigious international prize from the US. Spike spoke to her.

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Ten Years Logged!


Tue, 5 March 2019

Ten years of surf heritage and vintage surf South Africana were celebrated in testing 2-4' waves at Llandudno near Cape Town this weekend, with a festive crowd gathering to enjoy the jol.

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Satori Premieres in California


Tue, 5 March 2019

SA big wave surfing film Satori will be the focus of the SLO Film Fest in California next week, with director Rick Wall and Komsurf owner Roddy Torr flying out to join Shaun Tomson as guests.

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JBay Dates Locked Down


Wed, 27 February 2019

The dates for this year’s JBay Winterfest have been locked down. The two week festival of surfing, and other jols, will take place from 6 to 22 July. It's Kelly's last on tour, so don't miss out.

Read more: JBay Dates Locked Down

Platform for Takeoff


Wed, 27 February 2019

As we move into the nitty gritty of this surfing year, Craig Jarvis underlines some reasons to be hopeful by reminding us how good 2018 was for South African surfing.

Read more: Platform for Takeoff

Summer Time!


Wed, 27 February 2019

Open heart surgery survivor Greg Bertish has teamed up with the NSRI for a children's inspirational tour up the East Coast of South Africa next week on a fund raising drive.

Read more: Summer Time!

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