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Who Will Ring the Bell?


Tue, 27 March 2018

South Africans will be glued to the live stream of the second stop on the WSL Championship Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, which starts tonight 10pm ZA time.

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Best in the West


Fri, 23 March 2018

The big guns of the waveski community from around the country have pulled into Lamberts Bay on the West Coast for the annual Western Province Open. Yes its still a thing.

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Doors Open


Thu, 22 March 2018

Stuff just got real. Mikey February will surf the whole 2018 tour and the World Surf League just opened the Surf Ranch doors for national squads to train in their wave pool, rewrites Spike.

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The Future is Official


Mon, 19 March 2018

You can't blame Kanoa Igarashi for changing his nationality from the US to Japan. He is guaranteed to surf in the 2020 Olympics according to the newly released qualification system.

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Peterson and Wilson Win


Thu, 15 March 2018

Lakey Peterson and Julian Wilson have won the Roxy Pro and Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in pumping 6-10ft barrels at Kirra on the Gold Coast of Australia.

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NW swell in Cape Town


Thu, 15 March 2018

How's the mystery NW swell that's running down the west coast right now? Cape Town surfers have been enjoying some unusual surf at spots that north-facing breaks, writes Spike.

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Double Disappointment


Wed, 14 March 2018

Red-eyed fans who stayed up to watch rookie Mikey February surf against Julian Wilson in Round 3 at Snapper had to endure a tense heat as Mikey succumbed by a mere 0.2 points.

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Freestyle February Marches In


Tue, 13 March 2018

Cape Town’s Michael February has emerged triumphant after he brushed aside the enormity of a sudden death face off in his first heat on the WSL elite tour.

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Surf Season kicks off with a Baum


Mon, 12 March 2018

Wow. It's all happening. MFeb is in the CT, Sarah Baum wins a QS in Aus, Jordy Smith kills Snapper and captains the World Team for wave pool specialty event, and Bianca Buitendag makes the team.

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Historic Moment for SA


Mon, 12 March 2018

History was made early today when the last minute withdrawal of Kelly Slater presented Mikey February with his first start on the World Surf League Championship Tour, writes Spike.

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She Disappoints


Sat, 10 March 2018

Not all snapshots tell the story. As Cyclone Dumazile wanes in the misty east, let us ruminate on the brutalising of the Durban beachfront on Furious Friday, writes Spike. Photos Nic Aberdein

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Tue May 22 10:20:21 +0000 2018

Positively giant surf hits the Cape today, with sets to 25ft likely east of Cape Town on deep water spots. Pumping… https://t.co/ZTiGP40APf
Mon May 21 15:43:43 +0000 2018

Eastern Cape West -- // Frontal weather on the way, but first a stiff NW devil wreaks havoc early Monday becoming a… https://t.co/4vLQLkzbev
Mon May 21 15:24:53 +0000 2018

Cape Peninsula -- // Pumping NW frontal winds, strong showers, and messy increasing storm swell smacks Monday about… https://t.co/oYhTpkT7l1
Mon May 21 15:24:47 +0000 2018

West Coast -- // Blustery cool weather and fresh NW frontal sea winds make Monday blue in a good way. Better than o… https://t.co/zxWlvqG9Ti
Mon May 21 13:14:22 +0000 2018

Pumping onshores tested the the men and junior men at the Zigzag Durban Surf Pro presented by G-Force, but ultimate… https://t.co/i8tUChHrJ7
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