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Wanted: New Media Developer

Tue, 4 May 2010

Wavescape is seeking a content assistant and new media developer. We're looking for a young, dynamic but conscientious and driven individual to assist in creating exciting digital new media solutions using web 2.0 trends.

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Milk Bush City Limits

Mon, 3 May 2010

Just a few photos from last Friday when the West Coast cooked just up the road from Cape Town. Photos by aspring amateur photographer Adrian Tregoning.

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Firewire Boards Breakthrough

Mon, 3 May 2010

Firewire surfboards have been around for some time now, but are new in South Africa. Chris Mason rode his first several years ago at a deserted beach break in rural Nicaragua, and the memory stayed.

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Big, Bigger, Biggest

Sun, 2 May 2010

Chris Bertish describes his role in the biggest paddle-in contest ever held. He talks to Spike about his 3rd in the inaugural Big Wave World Tour event, and the momentous final at Mavs that propelled him into big wave's hall of fame.

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Rugby Ballies Ride the Barrel

Sun, 2 May 2010

A brawny bunch of rugby legends met up for a fundraising event at Seal Point before the 2010 SA Longboarding Championships last week, and the surfing was not too shabby, writes Spike.

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Starting Verb with a Sentence

Thu, 29 April 2010

A verb is a doing word, and the name for the new brand that has recently emerged from the South African Skate and art scene, writes Chris Mason, who also took the photos.

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Toxic Threat to Elands Bay

Wed, 28 April 2010

Wavescape users have been urgently requested to fight a mining company's application to prospect for minerals inland from Elands Bay, a move expected to bring catastrophic environmental damage to the area.

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Twiggy wins Big Wave Oscar

Sat, 24 April 2010

Anaheim, California: Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker became the first South African to win Ride of the Year, the premier category in the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards.

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Swell Chaser Alert. Can you Go?

Thu, 22 April 2010

Flame Balls, Madagascar, cranks for 6 days. Are you in? True Blue has called the Swell Chase for the next week. Can you leave this weekend, or next Tuesday? It's on bru.

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Surfer Stable after Shark Bite

Wed, 14 April 2010

A Port Alfred surfer bitten on both feet by what they say was a Zambezi shark, is in stable condition in hospital.

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Shark Attack in Kowie

Tue, 13 April 2010

PORT ALFRED, South Africa: A surf was bitten but survived an attack by a shark at East Beach here today.

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