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Driven

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Thu, 11 October 2018

In this video edit by Captain Kai, Matt McGillivray credits his blast into the surfing stratosphere in 2018 to a board that shaper and mentor Graham Smith designed for his son, Jordy Smith.

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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Bru!

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Fri, 28 September 2018

This video just dropped of a dangerously close shave for Jem Johnson and Murray Wilcocks fetching Darty Louw from the soup in giant Sunset Reef on Saturday. Well done there skipper!

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Super Sized Saturday!

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Thu, 20 September 2018

Batten your britches brus. One hell of a swell is heading our way this weekend from a 953mb storm that peaked early this morning at 1am. Here is the updated Spike video report!

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Thar She Blows Bru

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Sat, 25 August 2018

Big rain comes as a large southern storm canes us, backed by a buxom area of wind fetch blasting major swell shells across the Western Cape, with W gales spreading east, says Spike in his video report.

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Tue, 14 August 2018

Out of all the insane edits that pour forth from the frothing sand spit of Skeleton Bay, this has to be ranked in the top three. It's been posted before, but here it is again for your wonderment.

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Nature vs Nurture

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Thu, 2 August 2018

Winter has delivered some proper waves, which has made the Cape Town big wave crew happy, as well as Rick Wall, who is making the film Satori. This edit hints at what we can expect.

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Bromdog Mega Barrel

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Thu, 26 July 2018

Indo has thundered to one of the biggest swells in living memory. Ulus was 25 feet the other day. Over at Nias, Bromdog pulled into this gaping bomb. Check out the video.

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Logging the Jam 2018

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Fri, 13 July 2018

The soul of surfing is captured in the video edit from the 2018 edition of the Logjam, an Unconventional Surf Festival, which took place in Muizenberg earlier this month.

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Mauritius Outrage

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Thu, 12 July 2018

When a Capetonian who has lived on Mauritius and has been respectfully surfing Tamarin Bay for 18 months, asked a local why he hit his 13-year-old son, this is what happened.

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