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Cyclone Ava Warning


Mon, 8 January 2018

A long period east swell has set Durban in its sights as Cyclone Ava begins to peep out from SE Madagascar after her weekend of rabble rousing down the island's east coast, writes Spike.

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Sign of the Times!


Mon, 8 January 2018

Check the cool sign style for young Adin Masencamp as he upsets one of the top seeds on Day 5 earlier today at the Jeep World Junior Championship at Bombo Beach in Australia.

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Big News for MFeb


Wed, 20 December 2017

In huge news for South African surfing, Mikey February has been announced as the first replacement for the WSL Championship Tour next year. Spike unpacks what this means.

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Less is More


Tue, 19 December 2017

Changes to the Cell C Goodwave surf contest have boosted the first prize and reduced the surfers for the 2018 iteration, with the winner scooping a massive R120,000.

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Mikey for the Wildcard


Tue, 19 December 2017

Will Mikey February be given a wildcard to the WSL Championship Tour next year after two double qualifications at Pipeline today? Spike ruminates about the possibilities.

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Shedding Light on Skin Cancer


Tue, 19 December 2017

Humans confuse the sun's health benefits with harmful effects. Anne of RAspect decrypts the solar code in Part 2 of our #MindSetFree series, where we invite you in to see a deeper truth.

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Your New World Champ


Tue, 19 December 2017

John John Florence became the first male surfer since Andy Irons in 2002/03 to successfully defend a maiden world title ... during the Billabong Pipe Masters today.

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Jordy Out


Mon, 18 December 2017

Jordy Smith is out of the 2017 title race after a nail-biting matchup with wily veteran Kelly Slater, who is back from injury to break South African hearts. Spike fiddles with the press release.

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Favouring the Brave


Tue, 12 December 2017

WSL Title contender Jordy Smith was a standout on the first day of the Billabong Pipeline Masters after two ridiculous tubes at Backdoor Pipeline gave him an easy ride to Round 3.

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Is Everybody In? The Show is About to Begin


Mon, 11 December 2017

It's crunch time! The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons is about to start with pumping 8-12 foot surf bombing through at the world-famous Banzai Pipeline.

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Five Surf Spots to Avoid


Mon, 11 December 2017

Here are five surf spots that even the best surfers would do best to avoid: gnarly waves that are best left out of your holiday plans. This content pays our rent.

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