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Both barrels!


Sun, 24 May 2020

Neptune is about to add his thunderous voice to the Covid-19 debate as Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to ease us into the ocean with a move to level 3 on June 1, writes an excited Spike.

Read more: Both barrels!

Coronavirus Novel - Episode 5


Tue, 19 May 2020

Tasked with planting a virus on Earth to klap its pesky inhabitants into a carthartic wakeup call, the mystic Atman has a ethical panic attack about being the bearer of disease and death.

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Coronavirus Novel - Episode 4


Tue, 12 May 2020

The Supreme Quadrumvirate - head of the Intergalactic Security Council - orders part-time interplanetary couriers Atman and Compost Mantiss to cause havoc on Earth. Read on!

Read more: Coronavirus Novel - Episode 4

Unified to Surf


Mon, 11 May 2020

A motivation to allow surfing, as part of ocean sport, has been made to the Covid-19 Command Centre by Surfing South Africa, with input from stakeholders, including Wavescape and Zigzag.

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Coronavirus Novel - Episode 3


Tue, 5 May 2020

Imagine that Planet Earth was part of a galactic governance system that we don’t even know about and they are not happy with Earth! What would the bureaucracy look like? Read on!

Read more: Coronavirus Novel - Episode 3

Look But Don't Touch


Thu, 30 April 2020

Local surfers in Elands Bay have met and agreed to help the police enforce the no surfing rule in Level 4 after a few surfers were bust as the swell charts stack up a sublime run of swell.

Read more: Look But Don't Touch

Cape Town Ocean Pollution Shocker


Thu, 30 April 2020

Unacceptable levels of sea water contamination have been found at popular Cape Town surfing beaches, according to a report released by the city, writes Steve Kretzman.

Read more: Cape Town Ocean Pollution Shocker

Statement by Surfing SA


Tue, 28 April 2020

Here is a statement just released by Surfing South Africa that requests "surfers to stand behind the Government and comply with the regulations, as inconvenient as this may be".

Read more: Statement by Surfing SA

Coronavirus Novel - Episode 2


Tue, 28 April 2020

Meanwhile, on TV "Donald Trump's pale eyelids glow like gravestones" - all in Episode 2 of Poynton Shute’s Coronavirus Novel every Tuesday, by the inimitable Andy Mason.

Read more: Coronavirus Novel - Episode 2

Ocean Ban Looks Set to Stay


Tue, 28 April 2020

Bad news. Canoeing South Africa has been denied a request to return to the water during level 4 of the Covid-19 lockdown, so surfing looks set for the same, reports Spike.

Read more: Ocean Ban Looks Set to Stay

Slumtown Calling


Mon, 27 April 2020

To make up for our shameful lack of coverage on East London surfers keeping fit in the Covid-19 lockdown, here's a Slumtown extravaganza by Spike namesake Nick Pike.

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