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No Nukes: The Time Has Come

Fri, 13 August 2010

Jeffrey's Bay is on our doorstep, the best righthand pointbreak on planet Earth. Let's keep it that way.

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Wild Coast Wandering

Fri, 13 August 2010

Freelance journo and avid surf wanderer Patrick Burnett comes back from the Eastern Cape's Wild Coast to continue a story he began 12 years ago after an epic hike from Coffee Bay to Mazeppa Bay. 

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Shark Signs in Cape Town

Thu, 5 August 2010

The City of Cape Town and the Shark Spotters Programme have designed signs to improve shark safety on Cape Town’s beaches. These signs seek to increase awareness about the presence of sharks (Great White sharks in particular), and to guide beach users about the workings of Shark Spotting Programme.

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Sea of Darkness Captures Crowds

Wed, 4 August 2010

The gritty surf documentary Sea of Darkness won the Audience Choice Award at the Wavescapes Surf film Festival presented by the Save our Seas Foundation held here last week.

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Sea of Darkness screening

Fri, 30 July 2010

As the swell was building on the beachfront last night (cooking this morning), Musgrave Ster Kinekor was beginning to heave as Durban surfers pulled into to watch the movies being screened on the penultimate night. For the Sea of Darkness screening, which details the sordid story of how the original surf travel dream was underwritten by gangsters, drug peddlers and addicts, the audience was happy to oblige a happy snap for Spike.

Durban Surfers Soak Up Beach Film

Mon, 26 July 2010

Almoast a thousand stoked Durbanites congregated on the lawns of the Bay of Plenty yesterday to watch the launch and first film of the Wavescapes Surf Film Festival.

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Quik chat with Kelly

Tue, 13 July 2010

Kelly, Dane, Freddy, Travis, Jeremy ... if you want to get on a first name basis with some of the world's best surfer's and you are in J Bay, head for the Quiksilver Mega Store on Saturday 17 July, around 18:00.

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SA Surfing Awards goes 80's

Tue, 6 July 2010

The South African Surfing Awards took place on Sunday night amid frenzied gamblers at Durban’s Suncoast casino. Chris Mason was there in short boardies to attend, and get a free dinner.

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BMX Talent Speeds to the Top

Thu, 24 June 2010

South African BMX star Sifiso “Skizo” Nhlapo gave the world’s best a serious run for their money at the recent US Nationals in the Mid West of the USA.

 

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Tiger shark-man goes to California

Fri, 18 June 2010

Thomas Catlin's crazy exploits, which include characters like the Tiger shark, Squidman and Hurley Bird, have secured him the top spot in Hurley’s Win A Trip To California Competition. Words by Craig Richie

  

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Gaga Over Bafana

Fri, 11 June 2010

A homesick Spike goes gaga over Bafana ... investing emotionally to the hilt in the World Cup due to the profoundly disturbing effect on his brain caused by a severe dirth of surf.

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