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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.

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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.

Surfing's Crown Jewel


Thu, 9 December 2010

The WCT for 2010 comes to a close at the mighty Pipeline this week in what has been one hell of a rollercoaster ride of a year that has seen tragedy and triumph with arrival of K10 and the passing of AI. Matt Gray, resident ASP World Tour follower and statistician, will be passing his pearlers of wisdom on to Wavescape readers.

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Sustainable Move

Mon, 29 November 2010

Our planet relies on a delicate balance in which every living being has a role to play and exists only through the existence of another being. This fragile equilibrium is being placed under ever increasing pressure as we continue farming resources to meet our consumerist lifestyles.  The ocean has always been viewed as a bottomless resource but the reality is that marine resources are finite.

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2011 Big Wave Calendar

Tue, 16 November 2010

Nic Bothma's annual DungeonRider big wave surfing calendar is now out for 2011. Its a limited edition collectors item showcasing some of the most spectacular big wave surfing images ever captured featuring Andy Marr, Grant Twig Baker, Greg Long, Mike Schlebach and Jason Ribbink amongst others. Large A3 (420x297mm) format this sick calendar will make a great Christmas present. Visit www.dungeonrider.com

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World Pays Respect to AI

Tue, 16 November 2010

WORLD: If Andy Irons ever worried about his legacy he can certainly rest peacefully after today. Memorial services took place all around the world for Kauai native Andy Irons Sunday November 14, 2010, an outpouring of love and celebration of a short life that had great impact.

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On the Prowl with the Lads

Thu, 11 November 2010

Photographer Conn Osborne sent us a little rant about the day of days out at the Prowler dis week when he and others, includin' a coupla mad saffa boys, tackled the might of the Atlantic Ocean to score the first genesis of a new big wave break, but ya haf ta read it as thoo ya're tarkin' in a liltin' Eyrie brogue lad.

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