Nikita Robb Wins Ballito Womens Pro

by admin / posted on 1 day ago

East London’s Nikita Robb ripped to victory in the Ballito Womens Pro presented by Billabong, in small and tricky conditions at Willard Beach on Sunday, 28 June. Conditions were tough, but Nikita made the best of it with some solid surfing. The 2010 WSL Championship Tour competitor from East London earned R10 000 for winning […]


Surfer Survives Buffels Bay Shark Attack

by admin / posted on 2 days ago

It has been a sad weekend in the Southern Cape, with a second surfer confirmed to have been attacked by a shark following yesterday’s encounter in Plettenberg Bay. At approximately 2:30pm this afternoon (Saturday, 27 June) in Buffels Bay, a shark attacked 19 year-old surfer Caleb Swanepoel and severed his right leg above the knee. […]


Surfer Injured by Shark at Plettenberg Bay

by zigzag / posted on 3 days ago

23 Year-old Plettenberg Bay surfer, Dylan Reddering, is in a stable condition after being bitten by a shark at approximately 5:00pm on Friday, 26 June, at Lookout Beach. According to the NSRI report, eyewitnesses phoned in and alerted the Plettenberg station, who were quick to respond by launching a rescue craft with rescue swimmers and […]


Questions Will Be Answered at Ballito Pro

by admin / posted on 4 days ago

Has Jordy recovered from his knee injury enough to win the title in front of the home crowd? Jordy flew to victory in Ballito in 2010. Hopefully his knees don’t hold him back next week. If he recaptures the form that saw him top score in consecutive rounds and earn a Perfect 10 at the […]


Celebrating 50 Years of Surfing in Durban (Exhibition)

by admin / posted on 4 days ago
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The City of Durban is all set to celebrate 50 Years of Surfing with the DBN X FST, a surf/skate/music/art festival along the Golden Mile kicking-off this Saturday, 27 June, before a ‘Surfing Through The Ages’ Exhibition starts next Wednesday, 1 July. The World Surf Cities Network will be hosted in Durban next week, and […]


10 of SA’s Best to Star in Monster Energy Expression Session

by admin / posted on 6 days ago

Ballito on KZN’s north coast is about to be drenched in surfing action. The World Surf League has arrived in South Africa and will be kicking off their three week stay in Mzansi with the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong this Sunday, 28 June. 10 of SA’s best, including Beyrick De Vries, will be competing […]


SA’s Top Surfers Amped for Ballito Women’s Pro

by admin / posted on 19 June, 2015

For the first time since 2009 an internationally-rated Women’s event will take place in local waters, and South Africa’s top competitors are amped. SA’s highest-rated QS competitor, Tanika Hoffman, will be competing. The Ballito Women’s Pro is a welcome addition to the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong, which will see 18 competitors – including some […]


Golden Mile Set for DBN X FST

by admin / posted on 19 June, 2015

The action is going to be coming in thick and fast along Durban’s Golden Mile for the DBN X FST (Durban X Fest), which kicks-off over the weekend of 27 – 28 June. As well as some wicked surf action, there’s also going to be skateboarding and BMX showdowns, and film and music events, plus […]


Champions Decided at RVCA Junior Challenge

by admin / posted on 16 June, 2015

The balance of opposites… Is perhaps the most fitting description of what went down at Lower Point this past weekend (13 – 15 June) during the RVCA Junior Challenge. Sure, it’s RVCA’s slogan and this was their event, but don’t read any kind of marketing, PR fluff into that. From the eyes of an independent […]


Six Things You Might Have Missed at the RVCA Junior Challenge

by admin / posted on 15 June, 2015

With attention focussed on the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA in Jeffreys Bay yesterday, Jazz Kuschke points out six things you might have missed at the RVCA Junior Challenge, which was on at the same time down at Lower Point. 1) THE SURF CRANKED Good ‘ole Lower Point must be the ultimate venue for a […]