Sharky Snaps Up Final Firewire – Tuffy Clean Your Beach

by admin / posted on 16 hours ago
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One of the few things capable of putting a bummer on an epic surf session, is dealing with trash on the beach or in the water at your local. Fortunately, there’s plenty of enthusiastic and environmentally conscience cleaners sprinkled into SA’s surfing community who have been making a difference through our Tuffy Clean Your Beach competition. […]


Zag Shorts Leg 8 Winner Announced!

by admin / posted on 4 days ago

With the January Leg of Zag Shorts complete, our short film competition supported by GoPro is fast approaching its biggest decision yet: who will walk away with the epic grand prize, consisting of R20 000 and the opportunity to document an all expenses paid surf trip with Zag. However, before we get to that, it’s time to announce our […]


Zigzag – Issue 40.2

by admin / posted on 4 February, 2016

The latest Issue of Zag (Vol. 40.2) is out! And after reading a copy you’ll find out that with the new year there’s also been a changing of the editorial guard at Zag HQ. After being in the hot seat for over a decade, former Ed Will Bendix has handed over the reigns to longtime […]


Last Chance for Aspiring Filmmakers!

by admin / posted on 26 January, 2016

It’s officially the last week for aspiring filmmakers to enter their original projects into Zag Shorts, our eight-month-long short film competition presented by GoPro! There have already been seven monthly winners selected, with the final month’s winner being chosen at the end of January. From these eight, a final overall winner will be decided and […]


Zag Shorts Leg 7 Winner Announced!

by admin / posted on 15 January, 2016
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With the December leg of Zag Shorts complete, our short film competition supported by GoPro is now in it’s eighth and final month. Leg 7 saw ten new entries all gunning for a shot at the epic grand prize, but there can only be one and once again the judges decision was unanimous. Congrats to Steve Michelsen for […]


The Secret Garden of Papua New Guinea

by admin / posted on 14 January, 2016

Situated just North of Australia and virtually slap-bang between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn, lies the paradise of Papua New Guinea. Home to warm water, shallow reefs and the world class waves that go with it, it’s any surfer and travellers dream destination. After putting together the below clip about PNG’s Surf Management […]


Life Is Better When You’re Surfing – by Jules Carey

by admin / posted on 6 January, 2016

Surfing in its purest form isn’t just about wave count and seconds in a tube. Jules Carey discusses this in ‘Life Is Better When You’re Surfing’, which is her entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for grabs (see details below). ************ LIFE IS BETTER WHEN […]


The 2015 Hit List (Most Viewed)

by admin / posted on 31 December, 2015

Without the photographers who share their inspiring images, we’d never know what Durban was like during its best day ever (Tuesday, 9 June according to some), or at Sunset Reef and Dungeons on Thursday, 6 August – unless we were out there charging ourselves. “Photos or it never happened,” they’ll say! Well here are the […]


The 2015 Hit List (Most Watched)

by admin / posted on 30 December, 2015

Words and photos are great, but add audio to the visuals and you’ve got two senses being stimulated by surfing stoke. Watching surf videos is an excellent way to get you amped for your next session, and zigzag readers enjoy their online viewing. To add to the list of most read stories and most viewed […]


The 2015 Hit List (Most Read)

by admin / posted on 29 December, 2015

With a focus on improving Zag’s online offering, as each year barrels towards its conclusion, we like to take a look back at what piqued our readers’ interest most throughout the year. Click here to download this epic shot as a wallpaper for your desktop or device. We often think, perhaps, that a fresh wave […]