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Hop a Long Bourez


Sun, 4 June 2017

Here we have the one legged big barrel hopper deep in its habitat. What is Michel Bourez doing in this gaping eight footer at Cloudbreak earlier today? Good grief.

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The Zephyr


Thu, 1 June 2017

Love the music and general vibe of this mostly slow-mo video clip of Davey van Zyl and Mikey Feb sliding the light fantastic while dancing with the zesty Zephyr - shot by Tao Farren-Hefer

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Drone Riding in Nam


Sun, 28 May 2017

They're calling it the best waves of the year up in Namibia, and it sure looks like they scored a few days ago in this May edit by Bernt Burns filming from his intrepid drone.

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Slumtown Millionaire


Mon, 22 May 2017

In this short video edit, Luke Malherbe leads the charge, with the likes of Michael Monk, Tayla de Coning, and Dan Emslie during a fun afternoon surf at Nahoon Beach, East London.

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Puerto to Pe'ahi


Wed, 17 May 2017

Follow Twiggy Baker on his path to the 2016/17 WSL Big Wave Tour title, from Puerto to Pe'ahi to Nazaré - the 6th episode of TAG Heuer's Don't Crack Under Pressure series by the WSL.

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May Twirly Report


Wed, 10 May 2017

Spike has put up a surf report covering three storms that he's been monitoring, one for the West Coast and two for the East. Durban is going to get a few waves next week!

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The Hot Curl Kelp Cruiser


Mon, 8 May 2017

In this little movie, find a smooth ride over the kelp with the fin-less Hot Curl, an old-school all-round surfboard shape resurrected by Cape wood craftsmen Cobus Joubert.

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30 Hour Surf Session


Thu, 4 May 2017

Scottish surfer survives a 30 hour ordeal drifting off the coast of Scotland almost to Northern Island before he gets rescued by a Belfast coastguard helicopter.

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Zebra Milk Mimic Man


Fri, 28 April 2017

He's an ordinary surfer but his Trump impersonation has gone viral, and if you think that's good, check out his hilarious South African surfer accents: "out of zebra milk"! 

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Mon Jan 21 12:22:17 +0000 2019

Cape Peninsula -- // Pretty much totally flat, with a light mild SW onshore puffing to make it a blue Monday or a H… https://t.co/y3jWhQbf6Q
Mon Jan 21 12:07:09 +0000 2019

West Coast -- // Flat seas in mild lumpy SW onshore make for a blue Monday or a Happy Monday if you're stuck at wor… https://t.co/uSXf6owRDh
Wed Jan 16 15:53:19 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape West -- // A summer strength beast wind ripper smacks the hump off Wednesday and a cooking 4-6' south… https://t.co/AtVaRShoBN
Wed Jan 16 13:57:30 +0000 2019

Southern Cape -- // There's lank south swell pummelling open coast and points Wednesday but a nasty blast of beastl… https://t.co/zaXekDfTTJ
Wed Jan 16 13:46:07 +0000 2019

West Coast -- // The remnants of the epic swell hold at 4-5' Tuesday in light to moderate S going fresh to strong.… https://t.co/Z1waEnTB6F
Wed Jan 16 13:45:58 +0000 2019

What a purple patch of solid swell! Alan van Gysen was out at Dungeons yesterday to capture the biggest day - from… https://t.co/4l90jbZDPn
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