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New School !

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Mon, 12 February 2018

Reigning WSL Big Wave Tour Champion Twiggy Baker, 43, battled through three rounds of difficult 20'+ waves to take 5th in the Nazare Challenge at Praia de Norte, Portugal yesterday.

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Stop Start for Saffas


Fri, 9 February 2018

South African Shane Sykes is through to Round 4 of the QS1,000 Vissla Great Lakes Pro presented by D'Blanc after compatriots Ford Van Jaarsveldt and Jake Elkington dropped out in Round 3.

Read more: Stop Start for Saffas

Dumping Grounds


Thu, 8 February 2018

What lies behind the spat between WSL and Honolulu authorities that has nothing to gain and everything to lose, including an end to the WSL on the North Shore. Spike ponders.

Read more: Dumping Grounds

Outward Bound


Tue, 6 February 2018

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean, marvels Spike during a recent demonstration by the NSRI aboard a RIB from Station 26 out of Kommetjie.

Read more: Outward Bound

Light Bulb for Adaptive Surfers


Wed, 31 January 2018

Getting into a wetsuit when you're physically challenged has to be one of the toughest obstacles to get out there into the briny blue. Spike finds out about a unique design contest.

Read more: Light Bulb for Adaptive Surfers

Sliding the Breeze


Wed, 31 January 2018

The stylish wave sliding of women loggers in South Africa last year was a highlight for Melissa Volker, who chats exclusively for Wavescape to wave phenom Shannon Hughes.

Read more: Sliding the Breeze

Hanging with Julia and Angus


Tue, 30 January 2018

As mere mortals, most of us are thrilled to hang out with celebrities. Spike tells the story of a chance meeting in the backline at Muizenberg during the east swell last week.

Read more: Hanging with Julia and Angus

Durban, Meet Cebile


Mon, 29 January 2018

Intense Tropical Cyclone Cebile is spewing swell 1,500 miles east of La Réunion, but she's a whopping 3,000 miles from Durban. Spike looks at the wave potential.

Read more: Durban, Meet Cebile

First Final for Masencamp


Mon, 29 January 2018

Adin Masencamp scooped the best WSL QS result of his career yesterday when he finished runner-up to Australian Nick Squiers in the QS1,000 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro in Australia.

Read more: First Final for Masencamp

Team SA finishes 10th


Thu, 25 January 2018

South Africa finished 10th after soul surfer standing Roxy Davis dropped out of the ISA World Longboarding Champs today, while the USA took gold with three from a possible four medals.

Read more: Team SA finishes 10th



Thu, 25 January 2018

World domination is one step closer after the WSL and Facebook announced a historic partnership yesterday for exclusive streaming rights. Spike wonders if the hashtag is justified.

Read more: #zuckerbergdontsurf

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