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Head's Up!


Mon, 20 March 2017

A while ago, it was Take Off And Die (TOAD). In recent years, big wave wipeouts are infinitely more ugly than a fat frog: Episode 4 of the Tag Heuer #Don'tCrackUnderPressure series. 

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One Day in Bali


Thu, 16 March 2017

Feel the need to travel? This video tracks Alex Smith in Bali over one day from waking up to going to sleep. Features all the cool things you do from getting tubed to exploring waterfalls. Go forth. 

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Speed Blur


Wed, 15 March 2017

Austrian MTB speed freak Max Stockl, 42, goes 167.7km/hr while screaming down a 45 degree slope on a stony mountain in Atacama, Chile. It may not be surfing, but ... wow.

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Northern Nature


Wed, 15 March 2017

While shooting a doccie in the Tromsø region of arctic Norway, the team at Buendia Photography got up close and personal with killer whales and humpbacks. Extraordinary footage.

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Pier without Peer


Tue, 14 March 2017

In this epic edit of the barrels from Cyclone Enawo at New Pier yesterday, Agustin Ritacco shows just how good it was before a light onshore worsened during the day. 

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Durban Vids of Enawo


Mon, 13 March 2017

Here's some video clips that depict the carnage on the beachfront in Durban yesterday, including a funny one in mixed Xhosa / Zulu with a lot of hilarity and jokes about the 'tsunami'.  

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Tale of Two Swells


Fri, 10 March 2017

Cyclone Enawo has detached from Madagascar and is reforming as it moves south into the ocean again, while another is forming to the east. Spike breaks down the coming swell next week.

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The Soul of Muizies


Tue, 7 March 2017

This kiff little edit Winter Walk enscapsulates the spirit of Muzies, the soul home of longboarding in South Africa. Fimed, featuring and edited by one of our best loggers Tao Farren-Hefer

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Blistered barnacles!


Fri, 3 March 2017

Mighty Cyclone Enawo looks set to create carnage for the eastern seaboard of southern Africa. With winds of 100kts+, Spike thinks we might be in for one helluva ride.

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