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Less is More

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Tue, 19 December 2017

Changes to the Cell C Goodwave surf contest have boosted the first prize and reduced the surfers for the 2018 iteration, with the winner scooping a massive R120,000.

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Mikey for the Wildcard

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Tue, 19 December 2017

Will Mikey February be given a wildcard to the WSL Championship Tour next year after two double qualifications at Pipeline today? Spike ruminates about the possibilities.

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Shedding Light on Skin Cancer

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Tue, 19 December 2017

Humans confuse the sun's health benefits with harmful effects. Anne of RAspect decrypts the solar code in Part 2 of our #MindSetFree series, where we invite you in to see a deeper truth.

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Your New World Champ

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Tue, 19 December 2017

John John Florence became the first male surfer since Andy Irons in 2002/03 to successfully defend a maiden world title ... during the Billabong Pipe Masters today.

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Jordy Out

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Mon, 18 December 2017

Jordy Smith is out of the 2017 title race after a nail-biting matchup with wily veteran Kelly Slater, who is back from injury to break South African hearts. Spike fiddles with the press release.

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Favouring the Brave

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Tue, 12 December 2017

WSL Title contender Jordy Smith was a standout on the first day of the Billabong Pipeline Masters after two ridiculous tubes at Backdoor Pipeline gave him an easy ride to Round 3.

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Is Everybody In? The Show is About to Begin

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Mon, 11 December 2017

It's crunch time! The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons is about to start with pumping 8-12 foot surf bombing through at the world-famous Banzai Pipeline.

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Five Surf Spots to Avoid

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Mon, 11 December 2017

Here are five surf spots that even the best surfers would do best to avoid: gnarly waves that are best left out of your holiday plans. This content pays our rent.

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Pipe Wildcards Decided

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Sun, 10 December 2017

Trials winner Hawaiian Dusty Payne and runner-up South African Benji Brand (he's Hawaiian now, damn) have earned wildcards into the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.

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Bunker Spreckels One Time

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Sat, 9 December 2017

Wavescape is honoured to screen blockbusting doccie Bunker77 one-time only tonight - the story of Bunker Spreckels, the maverick surfing pioneer and playboy who died aged 27.

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World Record Tow

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Thu, 7 December 2017

Professional Danish kiteboarder just set a tow world height record of almost 1,000 feet in Cape Town yesterday, with help from Volvo ocean yacht Team Brunel, writes Spike.

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