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10 years of Retro


Thu, 21 February 2019

We come to that time of the year, when bad hair and bulging shorts relive the retro vibes of old on the bright white sand and in the thundering blue barrels of Llandudno near Cape Town.

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Young brand bags young Grom


Tue, 19 February 2019

It ain't half bad to bag a big brand sponsorship at the age of 14. Chuffed Durban grom James Ribbink was recently signed by Vissla, a brand even younger than him in surf industry years.

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All Fired Up


Fri, 15 February 2019

The SA military plans to blast targets in the ocean off Sunrise Beach at Muizenberg while showing off their wares on the beach next week Tuesday night, and Ben Trovato is pissed off.

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Buy Some Air Time!


Wed, 13 February 2019

As surfing pushes impossible boundaries - waves ridden bigger with scarier risks - consider the insane marker laid down by the maniac extreme freeriders of DarkFEST, marvels Spike.

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The Science of Shark Spotting

shark-1200-th Tue, 12 February 2019

The Cape Town Shark Spotters have announced the launch of a computerised, machine-learned shark detection system that could just change the game, writes Tatjana Baleta.

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Close, with Some Cigar


Mon, 11 February 2019

Cyclone Funani finally brings waves to Durban Tuesday, but she was overall a bit of a damp squid. However, Spike calls our attention to Cyclone Haleh who forms close to the coast next week.

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What's Up Doc?


Thu, 7 February 2019

South African co-founder of Surfing Doctors Dr Phil Chapman has been collaborating with a start-up Australian company to produce a custom line of first aid kits for travelling surfers.

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Indo Insta


Thu, 7 February 2019

Did you know that Bali is bucket list heaven for hordes of Instagram tourists? But forget perfect photos, Marcel Habets is on a mission to find another kind of perfect, and its not on Bali.

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Here comes Funani!


Wed, 30 January 2019

Perhaps it is too early to get overly excited, but Spike can't help himself as he eyes a monsterfully powerful tropical cyclone developing off Madagascar.

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Under the Sentinel


Wed, 30 January 2019

Under the Sentinel is the brainchild of photographer and marine charter skipper Grant Scholtz, who has compiled a unique eulogy to Dungeons through this important photographic essay.

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South African Dreamtime


Thu, 24 January 2019

Eminem had Slim Shady. David Bowie had Aladdin Sane, Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke along for the ride. Well, who has Stevo the Kneelo? Lawrence Atkinson finds out.

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Joomla SEF URLs by Artio


Mon Aug 19 14:50:25 +0000 2019

Some insane skills were on display at the QS Caraïbos Lacanau Pro held in France on the weekend, and won by Maud Le… https://t.co/j0OWNcCFYg
Thu Aug 15 07:54:14 +0000 2019

Could the old man of the sea Kelly Slater make it the lucky 7th at the Tahiti Pro presented by Hurley, coming up at… https://t.co/ur9XXya8zh
Mon Aug 12 05:53:32 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- There's some south swell to 4ft on open coast Monday with maybe 2' or 3' sets bending into… https://t.co/Z2wz2fBNxT
Mon Aug 12 05:42:50 +0000 2019

Cape Peninsula -- Solid if a bit messy stormsea Monday with white water heaving on deepwater reefs to a solid 15ft… https://t.co/Qsl3o7J1As
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