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Monster Tsunami

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Fri, 11 March 2011

The death toll could run into the tens of thousands as Japan recovers from the massive 8.9 earthquake and 10 metre tsunami that ravaged the northeast. Tsunami warnings to Pacific Ocean countries have thankfully been stood down.

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Cycle Duo Call You

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Wed, 9 March 2011

Boland surfers Kerneels Brummer and Joubert Steyn, with their trusty tandem bicycle, are calling on you to sponsor them in the Argus cycle race this Sunday, with the proceeds going to the Shark Spotters.

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Kelly Wins Snapper

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Wed, 9 March 2011

SNAPPER ROCKS, Aus: Pushing 40 years of age and closing in on a magical 50 world tour wins, Kelly Slater just keeps on going, this time winning the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast event, according to a press release.

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GoPro MTB Review

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Tue, 8 March 2011

His first experience with the GoPro Hero HD was a hurried affair when Spike strapped the little camera to his helmet and mountain biked the eastern rim of the Constantiaberg mountain in Cape Town, and discovered its versality by accident.

Last Gasp Burst

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Tue, 8 March 2011

SNAPPER ROCKS, Aus: It took a sensational last-gasp burst from Jordy Smith to overcome Joel Parkinson as the big South African moved into the quarter-finals of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast: press release.

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Battle of the Teens

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Tue, 8 March 2011

SNAPPER ROCKS, Aus: Hawaiian teen Carissa Moore, 18, won the first event of the ASP Women’s World Title season, the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, in an electric final over an even younger Tyler Wright, the 16-year-old from Australia, according to a press release.

Jordy Fires at Snapper

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Mon, 7 March 2011

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland:  Jordy Smith put in the performance of the day at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast here today, posting 17.17 out of 20 during an unmatched repertoire of flowing barrels, massive turns and fat boosts, according to a press release.

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Swell Set for Snapper

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Wed, 2 March 2011

SNAPPER ROCKS, Australia: A cooking new swell is imminent for the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, according to a press release, although  another lay day has been called with organisers perhaps banking on the new swell rather than opting for any alternate venues.

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The Real Jordy Smith

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Reams have been written about his freakish talent, but what of Jordy Smith as a person? Chris Mason searches for the human beneath the hype, and discovers what we suspected all along: a pretty cool guy. Photos: Clare Louise Thomas and Craig Kolesky.

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Nuke Meeting Meltdown

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Wed, 23 February 2011

Cape St Francis: A meeting between a parliamentary delegation and angry residents about a planned nuclear powerplant at Thyspunt teetered on the brink of anarchy at times here yesterday. Story and images by Paul van Jaarsveld.

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Hubb wins IBA Pipe Pro

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Jeff Hubbard, 35, Hawaii, has won the first event of the 2011 International Bodyboard Association World Tour, the IBA Pipeline Pro, which culminated yesterday in 4-6' waves at Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii.

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