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SA Surfing Legends

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago
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While we’re not going to be throwing you back this week per se, what we’ll be looking at is all about the past (and the present). Inserted inside the new issue of Zag is a 48 page South African Surfing Legends Journal, which focusses on the ripping surfers who’ve helped shape SA Surfing into what […]

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Lost In Translation – by Friedrich Schobert

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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Living 1500km away from the nearest ocean isn’t an ideal scenario for a frothing surfer. ‘Lost In Translation’ is Friedrich Schobert’s entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition with some epic prizes up for grabs (see below for details). *** LOST IN TRANSLATION – by: Friedrich Schobert Imagine living 1500 kilometres away […]

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Zigzag 39.2

by zigzag / posted on 6 days ago
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Blasting a solid air in Cape Verde and landing his second* Zag cover is KZN’s Matt Pallet, who features on page 1 of the latest issue – Zigzag 39.2: *It’s photographer Greg Ewing’s ninth Zag cover. As well as being crammed full of the best stories and photos that will rock your surfing world, inserted […]

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“The First True Surfer”

by zigzag / posted on 22 January, 2015
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In 1982, when Zigzag’s Doug Macdonald went to have a ‘casual chat’ with John Whitmore at Coast Catamaran’s Cape Town headquarters, he didn’t expect to get “engrossed by the lifestyle and adventures of surfing’s [then] living legend…” This week we throw you all the way back to South Africa’s surfing roots, planted in the fifties […]

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What Goes Around – by Brendon Booth-Jones

by zigzag / posted on 22 January, 2015
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Worldly travel, especially that of the surfing kind, is right up there on the ol’ dream-filled bucket list. For some, this bucket gets kicked aside by life’s inevitable responsibilities. For others, the bucket gets filled with adventure and memories. While both have their pros and cons, Brendon Booth Jones provides a snippet of the latter, […]

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Last Chance To Vote For Your Favourite Pits!

by zigzag / posted on 21 January, 2015
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After five months of heavy competition, the Monster Energy Pitstop powered by Zigzag in association with O’Neill and iON Action Cameras, is in its final stages. Five of the best pits, from August through to December, have been selected and await your final vote to decide which South African surfer claims bragging rights for the grand […]

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R.I.P Ricardo Dos Santos

by zigzag / posted on 21 January, 2015
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Yesterday afternoon professional Brazilian surfer, Ricardo Dos Santos, tragically passed-away in St Joseph Hospital, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Many surfers gathered in front of Pipeline, Hawaii, to pay their respects to one of Brazil’s finest surfers. The 24 year-old was reported to have been shot three times – once in the back and twice in the […]

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Surf Ninja – Gavin Greenberg

by zigzag / posted on 16 January, 2015
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Ask long time Zag lensman, Louis Wulff, about the contingent of core East London surfers and he’ll tell you straight: EL ballies rip! This precise and powerful goofyfooter provides the evidence with a combination of speed, flow and tube-finding abilities. Meet this week’s Surf Ninja, Gavin Greenberg… NAME: Gavin Greenberg AGE:  2 (×-1) = log2  (33-1) =log2 […]

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No X-Box, No Worries – by: Keran Coetzer

by zigzag / posted on 16 January, 2015
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Mom’s know best, as the saying goes. ‘No X-box, No Worries’ is a heartfelt letter by Durban based mom, Keran Coetzer, explaining to her ten year old son why he can’t have an X-box for Christmas. It’s also an entry into ‘Write to Surf‘ – our surf journo competition which has some epic prizes up […]

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Remembering A Legend, Mike Esposito.

by zigzag / posted on 15 January, 2015
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Back in ’65 the surfing world was very different. The Bay of Plenty was grooming a young pack of ambitious surfers that would later put SA on the international map, as well as play an integral part in “busting down the door” into modern professional surfing. Arguably one of the best goofy footers to come […]

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