Fourth Monster Pitstop Winner Is…

by admin / posted on 3 days ago

September has come and gone, which means it’s time to announce the next monthly winner of the Monster Pitstop in association with O’Neill, Vestal, Skullcandy and Neff. A number of epic tubes were entered into Leg 4, with three rides in particular making it tough for the judges to pick a winner. But after all […]


Zag Shorts Leg 4 Winner Decided

by admin / posted on 4 days ago

The September leg of our short film competition Zag Shorts presented by GoPro has come to an end, and once again we were impressed by the quality of entries we received. There were a few outstanding videos entered into Leg 4, which made finding a winner difficult. And as much as judging the strength of […]


Come Watch Psychic Migrations With Us (and Score!)

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

This Thursday, 1 October at Yours Truly in Cape Town, Zigzag is partnering with Volcom to present the premiere of Psychic Migrations in South Africa. Psychic Migrations – the latest audio visual offering from Volcom. It’s sick, trust us! Not only will you be among the first to view Volcom’s latest movie – featuring the […]


Casey Grant Makes Late Drop into Pitstop Contention

by admin / posted on 7 days ago

KZN south coast ripper, Casey Grant has squeezed himself out of this dredging Eastern Cape tube straight into contention for this month’s leg of the Monster Pitstop: Casey Grant rode this wave well to be in with a shot at this month’s win. With entries closing on Wednesday, it’s a late drop into Leg 4 […]


Big Finish Predicted for Striped Horse Challenge

by admin / posted on 25 September, 2015

With five days to go before entries close for the Striped Horse Challenge in association with RVCA, Twig Surfboards and Hurricane, there is still time for a dramatic conclusion; especially when plenty of swell has been forecasted for the remainder of the contest period. The forecast for Cape Town this weekend and next Wednesday according […]


Eco-Warriors Get Stuck In for Tuffy Beach Clean-Up

by admin / posted on 25 September, 2015

For the past few years, Zigzag have teamed up with Tuffy to bring you our Beach Clean-Up competition – in which we reward eco-conscious readers with kiff prizes. This year Firewire and Share the Stoke have joined our partnership and will be giving away a brand new board to one lucky entrant each month for […]


Go Big or Go Home – with Nicole Pallet

by admin / posted on 23 September, 2015

After coming inches away from throwing in the competitive surfing towel last year, Nicole Pallet was convinced by her dad to give it one more shot. And now, competing in her final year of the Under 20 division, the Durban North local has been cleaning-up all over the country with a hat trick of recent […]


Twiggy a Contender to Repeat Monster Pitstop Victory

by admin / posted on 21 September, 2015

With just over a week to go before entries close for Leg 4 of the Monster Pitstop in association with O’Neill, Vestal, Skullcandy and Neff, last month’s winner, Twiggy Baker, has put himself in contention once again with an epic entry: Twiggy rides a long, icy tube in Cape Town – filmed by: Kate Lovemore-Baker. […]


Dead Men Don’t Surf – by Scott Mathie

by admin / posted on 18 September, 2015

Not all stories have a happy ending. ‘Dead Men Don’t Surf’ is Scott Mathie’s entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for grabs (see details below). ************ DEAD MEN DON’T SURF – by: Scott Mathie The low rumbling emanating from the wheels of my skateboard wake […]


I Bought a Boat in the Banyaks

by admin / posted on 18 September, 2015

After a brief chat with a local named Deny while on holiday in Indonesia, Capetonian Rafe Burchell bought a boat in the Banyak Islands off North Sumatra. Their idea was to convert the old fishing boat into a humble surf charter, thus offering a budget option for surfers to explore the area. We spoke to […]