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Bodyboard Boost

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Kumba Iron Ore announced that they will be sponsoring a bodyboarding development project worth R210,000 for the Lamberts Bay and Saldanha areas of South Africa's West Coast, says a press release.

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Baum Wins Roxy

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New Pier, Durban: Sarah Baum won South Africa’s biggest stand alone women’s surfing event, the Roxy Wahine Cup, here today, says the press release.

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Surfer Faces Shark Fear


Thu, 16 June 2011

PORT ALFRED: A township surfing sensation is hoping to overcome his deepest fears in a documentary that culminates – if everything goes to script – in him free-diving with sharks, writes DAVID MACGREGOR, Daily Dispatch.

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Mixed Doubles


Tue, 14 June 2011

Pipe, Port Elizabeth: Sixty of the Eastern Cape’s best junior surfers contested Round 2 of the BloodScan Africa Surf Series 2011 here on the weekend. Surfers from Jeffreys Bay dominated in 2-3' surf, sunny skies and light offshores. Report and images: Paul van Jaarsveld

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Albatross Art Activists


Fri, 10 June 2011

Munich, Germany: A hard-hitting albatross art installation by surfers on show here again reminds the human race of the (literally) sickening consequence of plastic pollution in the ocean.

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Paddle against Pollution


Thu, 9 June 2011

Cape Town: Did you know you can basically paddle from False Bay to Table Bay along inland waterways? A bedraggled group of 14 adventurers sort of proved it when they paddled into Milnerton Lagoon on Sunday afternoon, having completed an epic ten hour journey on World Environment Day.

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Irons Family Statement


Thu, 9 June 2011

The Irons family released this statement about the Andy Irons autopsy and toxicology report that was filed in November last year following his death in a hotel room in Texas while enroute to his family.

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Blow Me Up Scotty


Mon, 6 June 2011

After a brutal 2wave hold-down at Mavs lasting more than a minute, Shane Dorian, with Billabong, has pioneered a wetsuit that inflates in times of dire need, like when you've been rammed into the murky depths during a giant swell at a hectic reef.

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Gromsearch Upset

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Long Beach, Cape Town: World junior silver medallist Dylan Lightfoot succumbed to Josh Smit in the first event of the reborn Rip Curl Gromsearch tour, according to a press release.

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No Payne, No Gain


Thu, 2 June 2011

Jeffrey's Bay: Shaun Payne broke his brother Ryan's stranglehold on the Xcel Pro in a roller coaster final to close off the invitational, held on the second day of a month-long window period. 

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Big Wave #1


Thu, 2 June 2011

South Africans Chris  Bertish and Twiggy Baker were conspicuously absent at the big wave event held in cranking 30 foot surf at the famous Chilean spot Pichelemu on Tuesday.

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