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Battlefield Earth 2020


Fri, 27 March 2020

We're into South Africa's Corona Virus lockdown, and the first proper signs of winter swell - a week of epic surf - has thrown a spanner onto the battle field, writes Spike.

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Covid-19: Cops Threaten Arrest


Tue, 24 March 2020

To any surfers thinking they can go surfing during the impending shutdown, think again. Some surfers at Derde Steen just got warned they'd be jailed next time, reports Spike.

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Cape Town Beaches Closed


Mon, 23 March 2020

Surfing (and all related beach activities) is banned in Cape Town from tomorrow morning after the City closed all beaches, said Executive Mayor Dan Plato in a statement today.

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Don't Wipe Out, Flatten the Curve!


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?

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Para Proudly South African


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.

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Covid-19 Hits Surfing


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.

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Rolling Retro Rolls Over to 29th


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.

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Chopes is a Go for Olympics


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.

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Kneel Ous Down Under


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.

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She Down There in the Deep


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.

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Lighteys and Legends


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.

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