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Second Pitstop Finalist Announced Next Week

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago
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It’s almost time to announce the second leg winner of the Monster Energy Pitstop powered by Zigzag in association with O’Neill and iON Action Cameras, and oh boy is it going to be a tough choice for the judges. You tell us how they’re going to be able to separate these two… Dale Staples pulls […]

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Lunar Cycles and Other Oceanic Anecdotes – by John Carroll

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago
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Before the age of surf forecasts and tide tables being just a mouse click away, surfers had to rely on instinct and observation to score some cooking waves. ‘Lunar Cycles and Other Oceanic Anecdotes’ is John Carroll’s entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition with some epic prizes up for grabs (see […]

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Dogtown Days

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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Over the past four decades surfing has remained the core focus of Zigzag. During those years however, we’ve featured many other board/wave related activities. From Jozi’s dry-docked pool skaters creating their own version of the Z-Boys’ infamous Dogbowl sessions, to the introduction of the boogieboard – we’ve covered them all. Let’s take a peep back […]

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Surf Ninja – Indi Rooken-Smith

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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In search of Africa’s less glamorous version of El Dorado, this Mossel Bay shredder has since flown the coop – migrating northwards to Tanzania. Unfortunately, while the country has loads of potential in the gold-mining sector, what it lacks in infrastructure and mosquito repellant isn’t made up in wave selection. We did some digging of […]

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Victory, Boards and Roots with Jordy Smith

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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Following his confidence boosting victory at the Hurley Pro at Trestles last week, we chatted with Jordy Smith about his victory, boards and his new (temporary) home in California. Victory at Trestles moved Jordy up to 11th in the world rankings. ZIGZAG: Congrats on your victory at Trestles, bru. How was the win? JORDY SMITH: […]

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Show Us Your DIY Skills! (We Make It Sic)

by zigzag / posted on 22 September, 2014
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Our We Make It Sic competition is buzzing like a bandsaw, and so far we’ve received 22 excellent entries. These will be judged in the ‘Innovation’, ‘Craftmanship’ and ‘Functionality’ categories as we determine our DIY champs, and the winner of each will claim R10 000 worth of power tools from Bosch and Dremel. Last year, […]

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Vans ‘Get-N Classic’ Film Premiere

by zigzag / posted on 15 September, 2014
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Everyone loves a good surf film, especially when it is being premiered at a rad venue, on a big screen, amongst the company of fellow ocean dwellers. The good news is that after a rad premiere of Globe’s Strange Rumblings last week, Vans is hot on their heels with their latest video project: Get-N Classic Volume 3. For […]

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James Lowe Enters Monster Barrel (Monster Pitstop)

by zigzag / posted on 15 September, 2014
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Guiding a rhino chaser through a solid Dungeons barrel takes some serious bravado and skill. James Lowe showed plenty of both during this crazy ride, which has been entered into this month’s leg of the Monster Energy Pitstop powered by Zigzag in association with O’Neill and iON Action Cameras. James’ big barrel was filmed by […]

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Surfer Aboard – by: Daniel Lurie

by zigzag / posted on 11 September, 2014
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After reaching a point where the crowds became too much to bear, Daniel Lurie packed his bags and hopped aboard a ship out of Cape Town. ‘Surfer Aboard’ is his entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition with some epic prizes up for grabs (see below for details). *** SURFER ABOARD – […]

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Surf Ninja – Jeandre Blignault

by zigzag / posted on 11 September, 2014
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Hailing from the surf-stoked town of Melkbosstrand on the Cape weskus, this underground wave assassin has built up a solid repertoire of moves that will make you say “SIEK!” as he blasts off another section. Meet this week’s Surf Ninja, Jeandre Blignault… NAME: Jeandre Blignault AGE: 21 LOCAL SPOT: Weskus of SA – Melkbosstrand BEST […]

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