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Steezy World Champion


Sun, 2 December 2018

JBay's Steven Sawyer has won the 2018 WSL World Longboard Championship at the Taiwan Open of Surfing, defeating longboarding legend Kai Sallas from Hawaii in clean 3ft surf.

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Record Bids for Boards


Thu, 29 November 2018

Surfer comedian Nik Rabinowitz was on top form last night when he worked a crowd of 200 at Jack Black's Taproom for a record R782,000 at the Wavescape Artboard Project auction.

Read more: Record Bids for Boards

North Shore Double


Wed, 28 November 2018

It was all happening in Hawaii early today when Billy Kemper took out the Jaws Challenge (Twiggy got 5th) and Carissa Moore won the Beachwaver Maui Pro, both in cooking if smaller surf.

Read more: North Shore Double

Art Auction!


Tue, 27 November 2018

A car guard from Rwanda, and an artist whose work can be seen in the New York Museum of Modern Art have joined the Wavescape Artboard Project, with the auction to be held tomorrow.

Read more: Art Auction!

Surfing World Explodes


Tue, 27 November 2018

Phew! Do you feel like an emotional husk after yesterday's big wave carnage and confounded trying to keep up with a blast of events happening at the same time? Spike summarises for us.

Read more: Surfing World Explodes

Solo Medal Hope for SA


Sun, 25 November 2018

South African hopes for a medal in the SUP Surfing of the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in China lie with Capetonian Thomas King, who is two heats from the final.

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Jaws Green Light


Sun, 25 November 2018

The World Surf League Big Wave Tour (BWT) has issued a Green Alert for the Jaws Challenge at Pe'ahi to run tomorrow, which could mean an early evening start SA time.

Read more: Jaws Green Light

A Surfing Life


Fri, 23 November 2018

Durban Surfer and ocean adventurer John McCarthy is pulling into Cape Town to launch his book The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls during the Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival.

Read more: A Surfing Life

Travel Travails in China


Fri, 23 November 2018

A looming typhoon and errant paddle boards caused some headaches for the South African SUP team in China for the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship that starts today.

Read more: Travel Travails in China

Big Wave Film Drops


Fri, 23 November 2018

The world premiere of Cape Town big wave surf flick Satori Film hits the screen tomorrow as part of the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival and you need to be there, writes Spike.

Read more: Big Wave Film Drops

Twiggy Wins Nazare Challenge


Fri, 16 November 2018

Grant Twiggy Baker is the champion of the Nazare Challenge after a risk-taking blast of big wave surfing in huge Nazare today in the first event of the WSL Big Wave Tour, writes Spike.

Read more: Twiggy Wins Nazare Challenge

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