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Green Light for Giant Nazare


Tue, 11 February 2020

Massive 40-50 foot waves are rumbling through and the Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge presented By Jogos Santa Casa has been called ON today. Watch it live!

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From This to This


Mon, 27 January 2020

If we think Cape Town gets fierce storms and big waves, how's Storm Gloria that savaged Spain last week with the largest waves ever recorded in the Mediterranean, writes Spike.

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The Typhoon Games


Thu, 23 January 2020

Teahupo'o will host the surfing for the French Olympic Games in 2024, and Japan will find it hard to match that this year, and to think, they once ruled Indo. Imagine that, writes Spike.

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Saffa Expat Saves the Day


Thu, 16 January 2020

Former Cape Town surfer and longboard maestro Michael Grendon became a Kiwi media celebrity on the weekend after he rescued two girls swept to sea in a rip current, writes Spike.

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RIP Smithy


Mon, 13 January 2020

No foul play is suspected in the death of Cape Town surfboard shaper Ryan Smith who died in mysterious circumstances on the weekend, writes Spike.

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The Hout Bay Hurricane


Sun, 22 December 2019

In Hawaii they call us the Saffa cyclone, but at Llandudno last week, we saw the Hout Bay Hurricane surge through the surf at Llandudno near Cape Town. Cover Shot Sean Thompson

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High Drama, New Lows


Fri, 20 December 2019

Italo Fereirra is the world champion, but seldom in the history of surfing have more people had more at stake in one day, but that was still a dick move by Medina, writes Spike.

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Young Gun 1


Wed, 18 December 2019

The rise of young Kommetjie charger Fabian Campagnolo continues after his 5th in pristine big waves at Punta Galea in Spain on Monday, writes Spike. Cover photo Sebastian Staines

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Jordy Out :-(


Thu, 12 December 2019

So the world title looks like Medina's to take after rotten bad luck ended Jordy Smith's hope earlier today in heaving 8-10ft barrels at the Billabong Pipe Masters.

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World Entitled


Wed, 11 December 2019

He finds Italo Ferriera’s surfing ugly, and still can’t fathom the 10 points Italo got for that huge backhand air reverse back in Portugal. Craig Jarvis ponders the world title permutations.

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World Champ x 4!


Tue, 3 December 2019

Carissa Moore (HAW) won the world title at the lululemon Maui Pro, the final stop on the WSL Women’s Championship Tour (CT) after her provisional qualification for Tokyo 2020.

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