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A heartfelt tribute to Dave Fish

by zigzag / posted on 19 hours ago
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The South African surfing community is in mourning after South African surfing champion and surfing legend, Dave Fish (65) passed away last week. Many heartfelt tributes from fellow surfers and friends have been paid to the former Surfing South Africa Board member, former Border Surfriders President, multiple provincial and national champion, National Masters Team Member […]

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Durban’s beloved Bay of Plenty pier: Past, present and future

by zigzag / posted on 1 day ago
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An article by Udo Richard Averweg and Dr Andrew Mather Durban is known as ‘Surf City’ and the Golden Mile (locally referred to as ‘the Mile’) is the name ascribed to the well-known (and well-used) stretch of beachfront running across the city’s snaking shoreline. The Mile runs from South Beach (from around uShaka Marine World) […]

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Digging deeper through the waste

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago
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Blue Lagoon (or ‘Lugs’ if you’re a Durbs local) is the stretch of beach just north and south of the uMngeni River mouth. Not only is it a famous spot for braai’s, picnics, car bars and fishing – but it is also infamous for its pollution. From mounds of plastic to rusty electronics, everything and […]

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2016 South African Masters Surfing Championships now on

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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The 2016 South African Masters Surfing Championships presented by the Cape St. Francis Resort is currently underway at Seal Point in Cape St. Francis. 144 contestants from eight Districts will be paddling out from today, Thursday 19 May until Sunday 22 May 2016. Don’t miss some of the highest quality surfing in the country / world […]

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Single fin shuffle

by zigzag / posted on 6 days ago
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South Beach hosted one of Durban’s first traditional logging event – The Single Fin Shuffle. Guys such as Brandon Jackson, Rat Mundy, The whole Brodz Family and an epic crew from Cape Town made they way to South Beach and enjoyed the log festivities going down over the weekend. Single Fin Shuffle 2016 from Daryn […]

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Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic to bring an international flavour to Muizenberg Corner

by zigzag / posted on 6 days ago
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After the success of the inaugural Tiger’s Milk Classic at Surfers Corner in Muizenberg last year, the 2016 Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic will not only be even bigger and better this year but will also have an international flavour added to the mix. Tiger’s Milk have upgraded the Men’s and Women’s Longboarding Divisions to World Surfing League (WSL) speciality […]

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South African surfing community mourns the passing of a surfing legend Dave Fish

by zigzag / posted on 17 May, 2016
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The South African surfing community is in mourning after South African surfing champion and surfing legend, Dave Fish (65) passed away on Saturday afternoon. Gone too soon but NEVER FORGOTTEN. Condolences to Simon, Amber, Judy and the rest of the Fish family. Heartfelt tributes from fellow surfers and friends have been paid to the former […]

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Quiksilver King of the Groms is back as Young Guns Surf

by zigzag / posted on 16 May, 2016
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The event you would all remember as King of the Groms is back, just this year Quiksilver are calling it Young Guns Surf. Sebastian Williams’ #YGAir © WSL / Ian Thurtell Remember Sebastian Williams‘ big win at the 2015 King of the Groms International Final in Brazil? Yeah, we do… And we’re confident that South […]

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MASSIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL DROPS IN ON DURBAN’S BATTERY BEACH

by zigzag / posted on 16 May, 2016
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Most KZN surfers can agree that nothing quite beats washing a bunny down with a beer after a sunset session between the piers. But in Durban, the spaces for jolling and spicy new music don’t extend too much further than the corners of your favourite curry den. But what if we told you that this […]

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Vans Surf Pro Classic Wildcard Trials hosted by West Coast Boardriders

by zigzag / posted on 13 May, 2016
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As the fog cleared this morning in Lambert’s Bay, many competitiors caught their first glimpse of Yoyo’s, a rippable A-frame and home to the Vans Surf Pro Classic this weekend, May 14 – 15. With the main event looming, the West Coast Boardriders held a trials event where the winner of the Men’s and U18 […]

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