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A Healthy Glow


Wed, 14 February 2018

After the last article on how non-burning exposure to sunshine protects skin against cancer, Anne of RAspect looks at other health benefits. Part 3 of our #MindSetFree series.

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New School !

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Mon, 12 February 2018

Reigning WSL Big Wave Tour Champion Twiggy Baker, 43, battled through three rounds of difficult 20'+ waves to take 5th in the Nazare Challenge at Praia de Norte, Portugal yesterday.

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Stop Start for Saffas


Fri, 9 February 2018

South African Shane Sykes is through to Round 4 of the QS1,000 Vissla Great Lakes Pro presented by D'Blanc after compatriots Ford Van Jaarsveldt and Jake Elkington dropped out in Round 3.

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Dumping Grounds


Thu, 8 February 2018

What lies behind the spat between WSL and Honolulu authorities that has nothing to gain and everything to lose, including an end to the WSL on the North Shore. Spike ponders.

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Outward Bound


Tue, 6 February 2018

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean, marvels Spike during a recent demonstration by the NSRI aboard a RIB from Station 26 out of Kommetjie.

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Light Bulb for Adaptive Surfers


Wed, 31 January 2018

Getting into a wetsuit when you're physically challenged has to be one of the toughest obstacles to get out there into the briny blue. Spike finds out about a unique design contest.

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Sliding the Breeze


Wed, 31 January 2018

The stylish wave sliding of women loggers in South Africa last year was a highlight for Melissa Volker, who chats exclusively for Wavescape to wave phenom Shannon Hughes.

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Hanging with Julia and Angus


Tue, 30 January 2018

As mere mortals, most of us are thrilled to hang out with celebrities. Spike tells the story of a chance meeting in the backline at Muizenberg during the east swell last week.

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Durban, Meet Cebile


Mon, 29 January 2018

Intense Tropical Cyclone Cebile is spewing swell 1,500 miles east of La Réunion, but she's a whopping 3,000 miles from Durban. Spike looks at the wave potential.

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First Final for Masencamp


Mon, 29 January 2018

Adin Masencamp scooped the best WSL QS result of his career yesterday when he finished runner-up to Australian Nick Squiers in the QS1,000 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro in Australia.

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Team SA finishes 10th


Thu, 25 January 2018

South Africa finished 10th after soul surfer standing Roxy Davis dropped out of the ISA World Longboarding Champs today, while the USA took gold with three from a possible four medals.

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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
Mon May 21 09:37:21 +0000 2018

Brazilians and Aussies dominate the top 10 surfers in the world after thousands of Brazilians cheered home boy Fili… https://t.co/mKsIeXgnQY
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