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Boks Take Note

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Mon, 18 September 2017

You may not know this, but South Africans were dominating world bodyboarding even before Durban's Iain Campbell's storming victory at the Sintra Pro in Portugal yesterday, writes Spike.

Read more: Boks Take Note

Smith Pulls Ahead

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Sun, 17 September 2017

Jordy Smith had to defer to Mother Nature when he lost to Filipe Toledo in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, but increased his lead at the top of the leaderboard with three events to go.

Read more: Smith Pulls Ahead

The Power Game

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Fri, 15 September 2017

The WSL tour was on fire earlier today with explosive surfing in California, but Saffas will be happy after Jordy Smith pushed into the semis with a last-minute BMT blast in the Quarters.

Read more: The Power Game

#WorldSurfLeaks

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Thu, 14 September 2017

In this era of #GuptaLeaks, the iPhone 8 and threat of nuclear war, Craig Jarvis introduces us to #WorldSurfLeaks and big changes to our surfing world - in South Africa and beyond.

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Standup Paddle Battle

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Thu, 14 September 2017

If you stand or kneel on a craft and use a paddle or don't use a paddle to ride along water, what are you? Spike looks at the Olympian power struggle between surfing and canoeing.

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Leading the Pack

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Tue, 12 September 2017

Jordy Smith led a tight bunch at the top of the rankings in clean 4' surf on the 8th stop of the WSL Championship Tour, The Hurley Pro at Trestles near San Clemente, California.

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Turbo Torpedo

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Mon, 11 September 2017

The Wawa Bodysurf Wavejam was held recently in thumping 8-10ft surf at Llandudno but the torpedo people are made of stern stuff, writes Spike.

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SUP Surf Champions

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Thu, 7 September 2017

Aussie Shakira Westdorp has back-to-back Women's SUP surfing world titles, while Brazil's Luiz Diniz took gold in his first appearance at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Champs.

Read more: SUP Surf Champions

A Letter to the Surf Industry

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Thu, 7 September 2017

If they sell surfing as an empowering force, why do surf brands disempower women with their marketing imagery, asks Cape Town surfer Melissa Volker in the wake of the Billabong furore.

Read more: A Letter to the Surf Industry

C-c-c-cold Hawaii?

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Thu, 7 September 2017

They call it Cold Hawaii without irony. Is it a gimmick, asks Spike as he watches the world's best SUP stars surf Denmark's North Shore at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Champs today.

Read more: C-c-c-cold Hawaii?

Surf Travel Launch

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Wed, 6 September 2017

Wavescape users get 15% off and perhaps a Bali holiday if they visit the Surf Travel Guru, a unique new consultancy service that counters the mass booking systems flooding the Web.

Read more: Surf Travel Launch

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