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NSRI Issue Shark Alert

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
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NSRI are urging public caution along the coastline, particularly along the Southern Cape coastline (The Garden Route), between Natures Valley and Mossel Bay and in particular around the Plettenberg Bay in shore area, due to a high number of white shark sightings. The increase in shark inshore presence at this time of the year is […]

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Cape Big Wave Trust excited about a brighter big wave future

by zigzag / posted on 6 days ago
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The Cape Big Wave Trust (CBWT) is an organization that has been put in place to represent, improve safety and protect the interests of all the big wave surfers who regularly charge out at Dungeons and Sunset in Cape Town. We all remember the controversy between the CBWT and the WSL last year, while many surfers […]

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Four Additional Surfers Invited To Compete In The JBU Supertrial

by zigzag / posted on 7 days ago
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Four Additional Surfers Invited To Compete In The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA Jeffreys Bay – In a surprise announcement today, the event organisers of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA have opened up the trial to four additional and well-respected surfers. “We had a relook at the invited surfers list, and came to the […]

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WSL Holdings To Acquire Kelly Slater Wave Company

by zigzag / posted on 24 May, 2016
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WSL Holdings To Acquire Kelly Slater Wave Company – This partnership and technology will allow for advancements in athlete training, access to surfing for people of all levels and increased fan engagement globally. 10 Years of Science – Ruler Edge Barrel. Photo By: Todd Glaser   SANTA MONICA, CA/USA (Tuesday, May 24, 2016) – WSL […]

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A heartfelt tribute to Dave Fish

by zigzag / posted on 23 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 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 23 May, 2016
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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 20 May, 2016
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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 19 May, 2016
Chris Knutsen – five time World Champion. Photo © ISA

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 18 May, 2016
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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 18 May, 2016
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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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