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Going Biblical


Tue, 13 March 2018

The biblical Cyclone Eliakim eases into the picture next Tuesday but looks at this far out stage to drop quickly away. Here is the latest episode of the video forecast series by Spike.

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Here Comes Dumazile


Tue, 6 March 2018

So there is a little bit of swell coming to the East Coast. In this video forecast, Spike thinks that Cyclone Dumazile, who has moved into the ocean from behind Madasgar, might be responsible. 

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Chris Frolich in the Present


Tue, 6 March 2018

From the land of bananas and brus comes this cool clip of KZN surfer Chris Frolich doing what he does best - shredding saltwater walls and getting shacked. Edit by Richard Hambloch

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Foiling Around


Mon, 19 February 2018

Fifteen-year-old Cape Town version of Kai Lenny Nate van Vuuren and the West Coast foil crew, with big wave surfer James Taylor, score a few epic summer sessions in Cape Town. Here's the video edit.

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Meanwhile, in the Actual Surf


Wed, 7 February 2018

While the WSL and North Shore authorities bicker over permits for the 2019 season, lets rather focus on the video highlights of the QS3,000 Volcom Pipe Pro won by local hero Joshua Moniz.

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XXXL Nazare


Wed, 31 January 2018

A few videos to jolt you straight after a milestone mega-swell at Nazare. Brazilian Maya Gabeira bagged a batch, as did Lisbon surfer Hugo Vau, who survived this crazy froth monster.

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Invasion of the Water Worms


Tue, 30 January 2018

In this understated "A Short Clip" by Brother Bear Creative, prepare to have your head blown off by the intensity of these barrels a few days ago in Durban, courtesy Cyclone Berguitta.

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Nut Cracker Suit


Wed, 24 January 2018

This video of West Australian charger Kerby Brown is literally nuts. He looks like a hipster but he surfs old school, with part reliance on a pair of metaphorically monstrous brass balls. 

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Summer Bummer


Thu, 11 January 2018

Summer in Durban brings slip slops and sloppy slush. Free surf prodigy Ricky Basnett digs into a short session, scooting on his Haydenshapes rocket. A short film by Richard Hambloch

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