Zag Shorts Leg 2 Winner Decided

by admin / posted on 1 day ago
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Another month has reeled on by, which means it’s time to announce the winner for leg two of Zag Shorts presented by GoPro – our short film competition with an insane grand prize up for grabs. The winning short for Leg 2: ‘Surfing Stop Animation’ by Grant Hewitt. Out of the six shorts that were sent […]


Second 2015 Monster Pitstop Winner Is…

by admin / posted on 1 day ago

Three incredible tubes were pitted against each other in the second leg of the Monster Energy Pitstop in association with O’Neill, Vestal, Skullcandy and Neff, but only one gets to walk away with the prize as last month’s winner after all the votes were cast. Adin Jeenes scored this tube of a lifetime in Indo […]


Dougal Rides a Mountain, Survives Avalanche

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

Kommetjie’s Dougal Patterson rode a pair of solid waves at one of the Western Cape’s heaviest big wave spots yesterday (Wednesday, 29 July), before he went down hard on the third and paid the price in blood. After going over the falls, Dougal smashed his face on his 10’0″ – splitting his brow. Dougal is […]


Behind the Lens – with Jason Hearn

by admin / posted on 6 days ago

Having worked on many projects around SA and abroad, as well as funded his own award-winning surf films, Jason Hearn has become one of the most respected videographers in his line of work in Mzansi – especially from a young aspiring filmmaker’s perspective. Making use of light and music to produce a feeling and interest that […]


Postcard from Indo (Jaco Steyn)

by admin / posted on 28 July, 2015

Cape Town’s Jaco Steyn knows all about surfing in cold water. He also knows what it’s like to score sick waves in bath-warm water. Having finished his studies at Stellenbosch last year, Jaco has planned to do exactly that for the rest of the Indo season – according to his postcard update we received last […]


Zigzag 39.6

by admin / posted on 27 July, 2015

Slade Prestwich smashes the lip during a recent mission to remote Madagascar on the coveted page 1 of Zigzag 39.6. The cover shot was taken by Alan Van Gysen, who along with Frank Solomon and Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker were also part of the Mada mission. As well as a selection of other Indian Ocean adventures, […]


Clean Your Beach and WIN! (Tuffy Beach Clean-Up)

by admin / posted on 24 July, 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 folk with kiff prizes. Clean your beach and win with Tuffy, Firewire, Share the Stoke and Zag. Firewire and Share the Stoke have joined our partnership for this year’s Clean-Up, and […]


Every Man and His Dog – by: Brendon Booth-Jones

by admin / posted on 24 July, 2015

For every rad surfing memory we clock-up, there’s a nosedive or a caught rail thrown into the collection that we often choose to forget. Brendon Booth-Jones writes about this in ‘Every Man and His Dog’, which is his entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for […]


The Curse of the Star Wetsuit – by Christof Goosen

by admin / posted on 15 July, 2015

Looking to keep himself warm in the icy Atlantic, Christof Goosen dropped by his local surf shop to pick up some rubber. ‘The Curse of the Star Wetsuit’ is his entry into Write To Surf – Zag’s surf journo competition with epic prizes by Billabong up for grabs (see details below). ************ THE CURSE OF […]


Leg 2 of Zag Shorts Is On!

by admin / posted on 14 July, 2015
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Ever wanted to make your own surf film? Ever dreamed of shooting an all expenses paid surf trip with Zigzag? Well stop dreaming and start shooting because the second leg of Zag Shorts presented by GoPro is on! Mathew Gardner’s ‘Jacko’ featuring Brandon Jackson is one of this month’s entries. Zag Shorts is our short […]