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Big Apple Goes on Tour

Wed, 26 January 2011

Press Release

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Quiksilver and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) have announced the Quiksilver Pro New York, set to take place on Long Island’s Long Beach from September 4-15.

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Soaking up the Retro

Sun, 23 January 2011

Llandudno, Cape Town: It was a beautiful meeting of minds, a coupling of old and new school at the Rolling Retro event yesterday. Twiggy body surfing like Mark Cunningham, Roosta walking a planing Whitmore, Michael Grendon soul-arching a turquoise shorebreak, Jordy Smith sit-surfing a tubing three footer? Who could have scripted it better? Spike and Chris Mason report. Epic slideshow by Pierre Marqua here. More stunning shots from Simone Robb and Ian Thurtell here.

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Let's All Just Get Along

Sun, 23 January 2011

The recent drop-in on Jordy Smith in Cape Town by a bodyboarder created a fierce debate, a ‘storm in a D-Cup’, but the reactions underline an age-old conflict between mats and standups. Pierre Marqua, with input by Spike, explores the question: “Why can’t we all just get along?

Captain Kai

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Fri, 21 January 2011

Kai Linder is a name that keeps popping up in our little corner of the surfing world. More precisely, in this case, "Captain Kai" is the name that keeps cropping up. Chris Mason talks to the Captain about his Good Life, deep barrels captured in the heart of the East Coast, and his Blue Crush.

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Hawaii Goes Mental

Wed, 19 January 2011

Waimea Bay, Oahu, HAWAII: Batten down the hatches, it's about to go off the Richter scale say the big wave experts about a swell that's building in Hawaii.

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Shark Bite Details Emerge

Mon, 17 January 2011

Details have emerged about the shark attack that claimed the life of young teenage prodigy Zama Ndamase, who died on Saturday morning surfing with his brother and friends at Second Beach, Port St Johns.

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Help Shark Victim's Family

Sun, 16 January 2011

PORT ST JOHNS: A fund has been set up for the family of Zama Ndamase, 16, the Border surfer who died after a shark attack at Second Beach here yesterday, the fifth attack in three years.

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Under Construction

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from a press release

Cape Town bodyboarders have taken the plunge and have placed grass roots development under construction. On Saturday, the Western Province Bodyboarding Association (WPBA) hosted the first of their development clinics for the 2010/2011 season.  Nineteen excited children from Kleinberg Primary School in Ocean View were picked up and taken to Long Beach, Kommetjie to try out some body boarding moves.

Read more: Under Construction

Jordy Does Nightshift

Wed, 5 January 2011

Cape Town - Seven surfers have been invited to join Jordy Smith for Red Bull Nightshift in Camps Bay here on Sunday. 

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Flores Wins at Pipe

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Jeremy Flores (FRA) 22, won the Billabong Pipe Masters in memory of Andy Irons over Kieren Perrow (AUS), 33, in a come-from-behind victory in firing four-to-six foot (1.5 metre) backdoor barrels, marking his first career ASP World Tour victory.

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2,500 enjoy beach film

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Despite a raging southeaster around the peninsula, about 2,500 people enjoyed a feast of surf films on the beach at a (mostly) protected Clifton Fourth Beach on Friday.

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