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The Golden Mile (Then & Now)

by zigzag / posted on 19 hours ago
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Plenty has changed along the Golden Mile over the years, but a lot has remained the same. For #TBT this week, we take a look back at Durban then (in the 80′s) and compare it to now. DURBAN THEN (1980′s): The Golden Mile in 1982 (above) and Mike Larmont charging Town in 1989 (below). (click […]

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The World Most Dangerous Surfer According to Kelly Slater

by zigzag / posted on 1 day ago
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Gabriel Medina is the world’s most dangerous surfer according to Kelly Slater, who praised the performance of the young Brazilian on social media yesterday following his defeat in the final of the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Gabriel Medina won the Billabong Pro Tahiti with a calculated performance. Just a few days after revealing in an interview […]

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First Barrel Master Announced Next Week In The Monster Energy Pitstop Powered By Zigzag

by zigzag / posted on 2 days ago
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The first of five monthly winners in the Monster Energy Pitstop powered by Zigzag in association with O’Neill and iON Action Cameras will be announced on Monday next week. The winning clip, decided by a 50/50 split vote between our judging panel and the public, will receive a hamper worth R5000 from O’Neill, plus an […]

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Which Wave Makes You a Surfer? – by Georgina Merrick

by zigzag / posted on 7 days ago
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Is it The Joker, Lady Luck, Bonecrusher or The Tailor that makes you a surfer? In this entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition with some epic prizes up for grabs (see below for details) – Georgina Merrick contemplates exactly this… *** WHICH WAVE MAKES YOU A SURFER? The Journey from Cursing […]

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Surf Ninja – Jade Mets

by zigzag / posted on 7 days ago
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Adding buckets of style and grace plus a big, broad smile to our lineup of wave assassins is KZN north coast local, Jade Mets, who is the latest addition to our Surf Ninja army… NAME: Jade Metz AGE: 16 LOCAL SPOT: New Pier and Salt Rock BEST THING ABOUT SURFING? Warm water and bikinis. WORST […]

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Prepare to Get Barrelled! Major Swell Approaching

by zigzag / posted on 21 August, 2014
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Boards are being waxed in anticipation for the swell that’s on its way, and if the forecast holds true we are in for a feast of waves from west to east over the next week. Something for the east coast over the weekend, and something something for the Cape starting Monday. And not only are […]

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The Endless Summer with Robert August

by zigzag / posted on 21 August, 2014
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50 years after visiting South Africa during filming for Bruce Brown’s iconic surf movie, The Endless Summer, Robert August returned to our shores for the first time a fortnight ago to retrace some of his steps. Mike Hynson and Robert check out the scene along Durban’s Golden Mile in the 60′s. We heard he was […]

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Gone With the Grain

by zigzag / posted on 14 August, 2014
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It was an age of patience and finesse according to ace lensman, Alan Van Gysen, who we asked to give his thoughts on being a photographer in the pre-digital era. A time when all surf moments seen on screen and in print were captured on film. For #TBT this week, we take a look at […]

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An Ocean of Music with The Hinds Brothers

by zigzag / posted on 14 August, 2014
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Music plays a major role in our lives, whether it be while we work, surf, or relax. With this in mind, welcome to our new series called Surfer’s Ear, where we introduce you to some of the artists and albums getting major spin time in Zag’s playlist. Album: OCEAN OF MILK   Artist: THE HINDS BROTHERS […]

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Feral Missions In North Sumatra – by David Terblanche

by zigzag / posted on 12 August, 2014
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As surfers, we often stray from the trusted path in search of the perfect wave. That’s exactly what Durban local, David Terblanche, and his crew did when they went looking for waves in North Sumatra. ‘Feral Missions In North Sumatra’ is David’s entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition with some epic […]

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