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Three Divides by One


Mon, 13 November 2017

Things are hotting up in Hawaii as three hungry surfers gear up for a helluva showdown. Craig Jarvis predicts a fiery finale while previewing where surfing is headed in 2018.

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Choose the Blue Fish!


Thu, 9 November 2017

Wavescape has teamed up with the Marine Stewardship Council to reward three lucky readers with a Fish surfboard by entering the #choosethebluefish competition on Twitter. Check it out.

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We Pledge to Save the Sea


Wed, 8 November 2017

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a swirling mass of plastic bigger than Trump's ego. Melissa Volker helps us understand the biggest threat facing Earth, apart from Donald Trump.

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Turtles and Rays


Fri, 3 November 2017

South African surfers will be pleased to learn of RAspect Surf Salvation, an all-natural water-resistant sunscreen that is launching in surf shops and other stores this summer.

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Houston, We Have Liftoff!


Mon, 30 October 2017

Never mind boosts, South African bodyboarding is at an all time high after Jared Houston won the last event on the APB World Tour, the Gran Canaria Fronton King Pro 2017.

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Disaster for Twiggy


Mon, 30 October 2017

Tragedy struck Twiggy Baker in his bid to win the Pe’ahi Challenge after a two-day mission to Hawaii was scuppered by three delays and a cancelled flight. Unfortunately he was in the first heat.

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Medina Takes it to Hawaii


Wed, 25 October 2017

The world title just became a four-horse race with the victory of Brazilian Gabriel Medina, who has just won the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, beating Aussie Julian Wilson in the final.

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A First for Foil


Tue, 24 October 2017

The first SUP surfing foil heat in Africa was held this weekend at the Mistral South African Standup Paddleboard Championships in Muizenberg, writes Melissa Volker.

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All But Dashed


Mon, 23 October 2017

Jordy Smith's world title hope took a massive blow yesterday after another Round 3 exit, this time at the hands of Josh Kerr in 6-8 foot barrels at Supertubos in Portugal.

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The Man to Beat


Fri, 20 October 2017

In a few days, John John Florence could win the world title in Portugual. He did last year. Yikes! If not, seven other surfers sit in a tangled web of possibility at the top of the elite world tour.

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The Big Three


Sun, 15 October 2017

The winter season of the Northern Hemisphere WSL Big Wave Tour has opened with the window period for Nazare and Jaws starting simultaneously today.

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