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Pollution Shocker


Wed, 26 June 2019

The sea around Cape Town is so polluted, pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals are accumulating in the flesh of fish caught off the coast, writes Steve Kretzmann of Groundup.

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Loops Headlines JBay Winterfest


Tue, 25 June 2019

Surfer Jeremy Loops joins headline acts Desmond and the Tutus, Easy Freak and Matthew Mole for the Vibe in the Park free music sessions at the JBay Winterfest next month.

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Now for the Corona Open J-Bay


Mon, 24 June 2019

Jordy Smith surged to 4th in the world afer his 2nd to Filipe Toledo in Rio yesterday, but the Brasilian will again pose a threat to Jordy at home - he is the defending winner at JBay.

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Gasillions of Brasilians!


Sun, 23 June 2019

Gasillions of Brasilians packed their beaches as countrymen and women fell by the wayside in the Oi Rio Pro, while fortune (and the judges) smiled on Jordy Smith in the Round of 16.

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A Vic Bay Classic


Sun, 23 June 2019

Fun 3-4' lines helped home-grown heroine Bianca Buitendag and Slade Prestwich (Durban) win the inaugural Vic Bay Classic on the last stop of the 2019 City Surf Series yesterday.

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Batten the Hatches Kapenaars!


Thu, 20 June 2019

A giant 40 foot swell is about to kap the Cape of Storms, driven by howling gales gusting to hurricane-force. Spike advises you to batten the hatches and hitch up your britches.

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Sunset Corduroy


Wed, 19 June 2019

Surf travel guru Greg Bertish - on a family adventure to Indo - immediately lucks into a kiff 10 foot groundswell that pounds the Bukit Peninsula. Here's Part 2 of his Indo Diaries.

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Get Shouty at the Corona Open JBay


Tue, 18 June 2019

There is already a lot at stake in professional sport, but when the stakes are raised, people start raising their voices. Things get a bit shouty, writes Craig Jarvis.

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Kneelos Gather in the Kei


Fri, 14 June 2019

The rise of the kneelo was further boosted by a bumper turnout at the Kneelo Gathering 2019, which was held in a quiet corner of the Wild Coast recently. Sean Thompson reports.

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Another Whale Dies in Octopus Traps


Wed, 12 June 2019

Renowned natural history filmmaker Craig Foster has called for an end to the False Bay octopus fishery after another whale died tangled in ropes from octopus traps, writes Spike.

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Monkey Sea, Monkey Do


Tue, 11 June 2019

Surf travel guru Greg Bertish is on a family adventure to Indo, starting with the obligatory resort stay on the Bukit Peninsula overlooking epic surf. Here's Part 1 of his Indo Diaries.

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