Features

Zigzag – Issue 40.4

by admin / posted on 4 days ago
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Anyone who’s traveled abroad will be quick to tell you that there is no place like home. But it’s not just our double coastline and world class surf that makes Mzansi what it is – it’s the people. So for the fourth of our anniversary issues this year, we celebrate some of the diverse characters […]

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The Necklace of God – Part 3

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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SURF BOAT POLITICS The postcard is not entirely devoid of challenges either. We motor from spot to spot chasing an optimism-inspiring blob on the charts hoping to intersect with it and the appropriate winds as it makes contact with the endless series of circular reefs that surround these atolls. The next surf spot is just […]

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The Necklace of God – Part 2

by zigzag / posted on 25 April, 2016
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The Maldives, Mala Deva, is a dreamscape for many adventurous surfers. ‘The necklace of God’, is a three part story following a mixed bag of surfers into the tropics for a 10 day surf charter adventure. All words and images ©Nick Aldridge. BEHIND THE POSTCARD Surf travel has changed. Or maybe I just couldn’t afford […]

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Madagascan Mystery – by Rian Greeff

by zigzag / posted on 20 April, 2016
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Rian Greeff writes about the discovery of a new surf spot while searching Madagascar and the great dilemma of naming their newly found surfing haven, Madagascan Mystery is his entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for grabs (see details below). ******** Madagascan Mystery “Maggots? I […]

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The Necklace of God – part one

by zigzag / posted on 20 April, 2016
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The Maldives, Mala Deva, is a dreamscape for many adventurous surfers. ‘The necklace of God’, is a three part story following a mixed bag of surfers into the tropics for a 10 day surf charter adventure. All words and images ©Nick Aldridge. The Hamathi, our home in the Maldives for 10 days. THE LUCKY PACKET […]

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Ocean’s Eleven – by Melissa Volker

by zigzag / posted on 13 April, 2016
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Melissa Volker reflects on a few friendly faces she’s met at backline while surfing, Oceans Eleven is her entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for grabs (see details below). ******** Ocean’s Eleven: The flustered girl’s guide to chitchat at backline – by: Melissa Volker I’m […]

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Stepping Out With Ryan Kidwell

by admin / posted on 31 March, 2016
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Music and surfing go together like offshores and groundswells: the two just make a good combination. With this in mind, we’ve been introducing you to some talented ocean-inspired artists in our ‘Surfer’s Ear’ features. This week we catch up with Cape Town born Ryan Kidwell, who has just released his Debut EP, Be Your Best. It’s […]

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We Make It Sic! – That’s A Wrap Folks

by admin / posted on 29 March, 2016
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In the spirit of our We Make It Sic! competition 2015, powered by the good gents from Bosch and Dremel, ZagTV added some inspiration to the campaign by fueling all your surf-inspired ideas with a masterclass video series. If you missed out on any of them, here they all are below for your viewing pleasure. […]

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Surf Buddies win SA’s Ultimate Braai Master

by zigzag / posted on 17 March, 2016
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John Grundlingh and his buddy Piet Marais like to braai. These two keen surfers from South Africa’s West Coast decided to join their culinary skills and enter SA’s Ultimate Braai Master. The competition follows 13 teams on a 60 day, 7000km journey of a lifetime across the length and breadth of South Africa. Their team […]

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Surf Ninja – Seaton Swart

by zigzag / posted on 17 March, 2016
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Hailing from Salt Rock on the KZN North Coast, this underground goofyfooter has been ripping the North Coast to shreds of late, where he spends his time surfing with his friends and his dad, Greg (Who is a surfing legend himself). Seaton has a knack for finding all sorts of waves, slabs, reefs and bowls. […]

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