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Pro Surfer "Faked Shark Alert"

Fri, 19 March 2010

A pro surfer in Australia allegedly "cried wolf" when he stated on Facebook that he had just seen "a guy's leg get ripped off by a bull shark at Burleigh Cove. Soo heavy".

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Shaun Tomson Launches iPhone App

Fri, 19 March 2010

Santa Barbara: Former surfing world champion Shaun Tomson has launched a iPhone application to help surfers choose the right surfboard, along with a host of contextual information from his book A Surfers' Code.

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Roxy takes on the Argus Cycle Tour

Wed, 10 March 2010

Roxy Towill may be a great surfer, but she’s no cyclist. That isn’t meant as an insult, just the simple truth. Although fit and youthful, Roxy has never done an Argus cycle tour before, and the 109kms that she has to get through this weekend might feel a little long for her. Chris Mason finds out why on earth Roxy is turning the pedals all those times.

Read more: Roxy takes on the Argus Cycle Tour

Pro-X cooks in Cape Town

Mon, 8 March 2010

Extreme events are synonymous with extreme temperatures in Cape Town this year. Chris Mason and Pierre Marqua checked out what's hot at the 2010 Pro-X Event out at Zone 7.

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Super Groms sign with Hurley

Wed, 3 March 2010

Cape Town: For Jordan Maree and Ethan Fletchter, the world is their oyster, and to prove it, the hot youngsters have signed up with Hurley.

Read more: Super Groms sign with Hurley

Tsunami Turns in Damp Squid

Sat 27 Feb '10

"F&$k the tsunami, I'm going surfing." Freddie Patacchia's Tweet summed up a morning of hype and high drama after the expected tsunami turned into a damp squid all around the Pacific.

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Don't Surf the Tsunami!

Sat 27 Feb '10

Hawaiian weathermen kept tsunami locations secret to stop surfers from riding them today. The tsunami from the Chile earthquake is only about 1.5 hours away, and authorities have warned surfers to leave the water.

Read more: Don't Surf the Tsunami!

Ultimate Wave Breaks in Durban

Fri, 26 February 2010

Durban: More than 250 members of the surfing industry, media and the surfing community turned up in style to see the South African premiere of the anticipated Ultimate Wave Tahiti last night.

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Orca Kills Trainer at SeaWorld

Thu, 25 February 2010

Ocean activists are calling for the end of animal theme parks after a Sea World trainer was killed in Orlando, Florida, yesterday by a five ton orca whale.

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Mack Attack

Giant surf near Cape Town on Thursday 11 February saw an amazing session by Sean Holmes and David Smith, part of the local crew of Cape Town chargers and team riders for Billabong Adventure Division. Brendon Kegel from Billabong asked them some questions. All Pics by Ant Fox.

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Ultimate Extreme

Sun, 21 February 2010

The 2010 Ultimate X event was hot, literally. Chris Mason (words) and Pierre Marqua (photos) of Wavescape went through to chug a few cold beers and check people getting serious air.

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