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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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Reunion Shark Attack

Tue, 22 February 2011

SAINT-GILLES, Reunion -- A tourist who arrived on Saturday morning had his leg bitten off by a shark in the evening while surfing pristine waves near this popular resort town.

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Lock Him Up - Aussies

Mon, 21 February 2011

The Internet ran hot today about an incident that saw Sunny Garcia allegedly strangle and severely beat a Burleigh Heads local in the shorebreak at a surf event on Saturday, earning him and Jeremy Flores suspensions for ASP events.

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Irish Giant Awakes

Thu, 17 February 2011

A crew of intrepid Irishmen have conquered another big wave frontier just off the famous Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, the fourth greatest natural wonder in Great Britain. Photos by that man Conn Osborne and video by Jamie Russel.

Pro Season Gears Up

Wed, 16 February 2011

The world’s best surfers have converged on Australia’s Gold Coast for the opening event of the 2011 ASP World Tour at the world-renowned breaks of southern Queensland.

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Yasi Drill Saves 1000s

Thu, 3 February 2011

The category five hurricane that slammed into Australia yesterday and last night is the biggest they've had in 100 years, and yet they incurred not one casualty, due to adequate preparation and slick cyclone warning systems.

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Mega Storm to Hit Oz

2.46pm SA time, Wed, 2 February 2011

As scientists squabble over perceived links with climate change, a monster cyclone almost as big as the United States is about to crash into Australia. See the live hookup with ABC here.

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Event Schedules 2011

Tue, 1 February 2011

The schedule for the ASP World Tour in 2011 contains 11 events, including the latest addition at Long Beach, New York. The Mr Price Pro Ballito an ASP Prime Event, and takes place July 4-10. Download the Prime Events schedule
pdf here. Get the Surfing South Africa events schedule pdf here. More events on the ASP circuit here.

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World Video Contest

Tue, 1 February 2011

La Jolla, California: The International Surfing Association has selected Spike from Wavescape.co.za as the Africa juror for the global ISA Skullcandy Video Contest, which spans five continents.

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