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Under the Sentinel

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Wed, 30 January 2019

Under the Sentinel is the brainchild of photographer and marine charter skipper Grant Scholtz, who has compiled a unique eulogy to Dungeons through this important photographic essay.

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South African Dreamtime

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Thu, 24 January 2019

Eminem had Slim Shady. David Bowie had Aladdin Sane, Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke along for the ride. Well, who has Stevo the Kneelo? Lawrence Atkinson finds out.

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Times Like These

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Wed, 23 January 2019

Calling surf contests is a tough ask, particularly when the event has to live up to its own name. Spike looks at changes to the criteria for the 2019 Cell C Goodwave to help it run this year.

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2019 Kicks Off With a Barrel

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Mon, 21 January 2019

Matt McGillivray launched his 2019 WSL Qualifying Series campaign with a fifth place finish in the first event of the season, the QS3,000 rated Seat Pro Netanya in Israel.

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Kneelos Unite!

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Fri, 4 January 2019

Multiple world champions, US champs and SA champs attended the first SA kneelo champs in maybe 15 years, and that was just Gigs Celliers, writes Lawrence Atkinson.

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The Future in Review

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Fri, 28 December 2018

In this analysis before we launch into the helter skelter of another year, here are five take aways from 2018 but with focus on the Championship Tour Class Of 2019, by Craig Jarvis.

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M for Medina

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Tue, 18 December 2018

Brazilian Gabriel Medina did the double early today in fine style to become the surfing world champion for the second time by winning his first Billabong Pipe Masters.

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Adaptive Saffas On Song

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Mon, 17 December 2018

South Africans Anthony Smyth and Grace Anderson took gold and silver respectively at the Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship at La Jolla Beach in San Diego yesterday.

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Spoiler Alert

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Thu, 13 December 2018

We are in the thick of a six-week surfing extravaganza in Hawaii right now, and for the WSL CT title, you have to put your money on Gabby, unless ... writes Craig Jarvis.

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It's a Wrap!

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Mon, 10 December 2018

Four weeks of ocean and charity events at the Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival culminated last night in a cheque for R100,000 going to a Cape Town community programme.

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New Brazilian World Champ

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Mon, 10 December 2018

A last-minute decision for 17-year-old Brazilian Mateus Herdy to jump on a plane from Hawaii was vindicated when he claimed victory at the Taiwan Open World Junior Champs yesterday.

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Thu Apr 18 16:46:03 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- // Easter starts with a schtonking NE beast wind Friday which ruins an epic 15 second six f… https://t.co/2RzW8mp522
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Thu Apr 18 16:45:56 +0000 2019

KZN South Coast -- // Easter Friday sees epic 6' S swell smashed by rampant NE beasterly. Sob ! Sunny and warm. A b… https://t.co/xAymQvCuaV
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Wild Coast -- // Easter kicks off with Friday smeared by a rampant NE beasterly that blasts all day, mashing up wha… https://t.co/O6XL0pHu9k
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Thu Apr 18 15:59:33 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape West -- // Easter ok surf wise but Friday sees pestilent morning sickness after a day and even night o… https://t.co/UBRepD2Dmb
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Thu Apr 18 15:45:21 +0000 2019

Southern Cape -- // Easter looks okay surf wise altho Friday dawns tiny or flat in crisp light NW offshores puffing… https://t.co/F6ANM8QfCz
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