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Batten the Hatches Kapenaars!

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Thu, 20 June 2019

A giant 40 foot swell is about to kap the Cape of Storms, driven by howling gales gusting to hurricane-force. Spike advises you to batten the hatches and hitch up your britches.

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Sunset Corduroy

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Wed, 19 June 2019

Surf travel guru Greg Bertish - on a family adventure to Indo - immediately lucks into a kiff 10 foot groundswell that pounds the Bukit Peninsula. Here's Part 2 of his Indo Diaries.

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Get Shouty at the Corona Open JBay

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Tue, 18 June 2019

There is already a lot at stake in professional sport, but when the stakes are raised, people start raising their voices. Things get a bit shouty, writes Craig Jarvis.

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Kneelos Gather in the Kei

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Fri, 14 June 2019

The rise of the kneelo was further boosted by a bumper turnout at the Kneelo Gathering 2019, which was held in a quiet corner of the Wild Coast recently. Sean Thompson reports.

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Another Whale Dies in Octopus Traps

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Wed, 12 June 2019

Renowned natural history filmmaker Craig Foster has called for an end to the False Bay octopus fishery after another whale died tangled in ropes from octopus traps, writes Spike.

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Monkey Sea, Monkey Do

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Tue, 11 June 2019

Surf travel guru Greg Bertish is on a family adventure to Indo, starting with the obligatory resort stay on the Bukit Peninsula overlooking epic surf. Here's Part 1 of his Indo Diaries.

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Olympic Obstacle Race

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Mon, 10 June 2019

Who will be in? Spike rolls out the selection road map to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, and the ISA World Surfing Games 2019 and 2020 are a critical part of the puzzle.

Read more: Olympic Obstacle Race

Can Jordy Nail a World Title?

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Wed, 5 June 2019

A Corona J-Bay Open title could clear the way to a Saffa world title. Before you face palm, consider what Martin Potter did when dissed by Derek Hynd in 1988. Craig Jarvis reminds us.

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Swell Course Tomorrow

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Wed, 5 June 2019

Last chance to book for the Spike Swell Course about storms, waves and swell charts that takes place tomorrow, Thursday 6 June, in Cape Town. Here's the lowdown.

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Jordy Hangs in at #5

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Wed, 5 June 2019

Jordy Smith hangs on to 5th after the Margie event (won yesterday by Lakey Peterson and John John Florence), and must focus on good results at the Oi Rio Pro and Corona J-Bay Open.

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Fire and Ice

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Mon, 3 June 2019

Replacement Caio Ibelli took down big guns Kelly Slater and Jordy Smith at Margaret River, while an on-fire Lakey Peterson killed title rival Stephanie Gilmore in the quarters.

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