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Don't Wipe Out, Flatten the Curve!

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Wed, 18 March 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on sport has been huge. Tournaments and leagues around the world have shut down, but can we still go surfing, asks Spike or has our curve been flattened?

Read more: Don't Wipe Out, Flatten the Curve!

Para Proudly South African

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Mon, 16 March 2020

Despite the global sports shutdown, a hardy SA team are returning with a glimmer of light and four medals from the ISA World Para Surfing Championship in San Diego, reports Spike.

Read more: Para Proudly South African

Covid-19 Hits Surfing

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Fri, 13 March 2020

Of course, its Friday 13, and a rapidly evolving Covid-19 has led the World Surf League to cancel events for the rest of March including the 2020 tour opener on the Gold Coast.

Read more: Covid-19 Hits Surfing

Rolling Retro Rolls Over to 29th

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Wed, 11 March 2020

A forecast for small waves, chilly weather and a pumping southeasterly gale has forced organisers of the Rolling Retro to postpone the event to Sunday 29 March.

Read more: Rolling Retro Rolls Over to 29th

Chopes is a Go for Olympics

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Wed, 4 March 2020

After the wave pool hullabaloo, Olympic surfing's tenure in real waves is secure. After Tokyo (if it survives Corona fears), we head to the most brutally beautiful spot in the world, writes Spike.

Read more: Chopes is a Go for Olympics

Kneel Ous Down Under

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Tue, 3 March 2020

For the first time in yonks, a SA kneeboard team is contesting a world title, and they're taking no prisoners. Here's the latest from Dunedin in Kiwi-land, from Lawrence Atkinson and Spike.

Read more: Kneel Ous Down Under

She Down There in the Deep

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Thu, 27 February 2020

There can't be many marine scientists who write fiction books, let alone love stories, but Lynton Burger's She Down There is one. Does it pass muster? Read on. By Spike.

Read more: She Down There in the Deep

Lighteys and Legends

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Tue, 25 February 2020

The combined age of the two Hawaiian girls in the women's final of the Noosa Longboard Open today were 14 years shy of longboard icon Joel Tudor (USA), who won the men's event.

Read more: Lighteys and Legends

Green Light for Giant Nazare

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Tue, 11 February 2020

Massive 40-50 foot waves are rumbling through and the Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge presented By Jogos Santa Casa has been called ON today. Watch it live!

Read more: Green Light for Giant Nazare

From This to This

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Mon, 27 January 2020

If we think Cape Town gets fierce storms and big waves, how's Storm Gloria that savaged Spain last week with the largest waves ever recorded in the Mediterranean, writes Spike.

Read more: From This to This

The Typhoon Games

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Thu, 23 January 2020

Teahupo'o will host the surfing for the French Olympic Games in 2024, and Japan will find it hard to match that this year, and to think, they once ruled Indo. Imagine that, writes Spike.

Read more: The Typhoon Games

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