Beyrick De Vries Wins in Port Alfred (Quiksilver Get Free Series)

by admin / posted on 2 days ago

NEPTUNE came to the party big time in Port Alfred over the weekend when cooker waves provided the perfect platform for South Africa’s top surfers to strut their stuff in the final Quiksilver Get Free Series event. East Beach delivered perfect little pits for both days of competition. Check out a full gallery of highlights […]


Great Waves Expected for Quiksilver Get Free in Port Alfred

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

The final event of this year’s Quiksilver Get Free Series kicks-off at Port Alfred’s East Beach tomorrow (Saturday, 29 August), and competitors are amped – especially with the forecast promising good surf on Day 1. Port Alfred local, Warwick Heny, on a bomb at East Beach. “The forecast looks good for the next few days,” […]


Adaptive Surfing Roadshow with Dries Millard

by admin / posted on 26 August, 2015
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Dries Millard has been selected to represent South Africa at the first ever World Adaptive Surf Championships hosted by the International Surfing Association between 24-27 September in La Jolla, California. In preparation for this world first event, Dries, who is a T8 paraplegic, and his support team have been travelling the coastline of South Africa for […]


RVCA South Africa Skate Tour Hits Kwazulu-Natal

by admin / posted on 26 August, 2015
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RVCA’s team of top international skaters have been making their way around Mzansi and arrived in Durban yesterday where they wowed onlookers at the beachfront park. Amongst the team is Greyson Fletcher, son of world-famous surfer Christian Fletcher. Keep your eyes peeled on your next paddle out and you may be lucky enough to spot the […]


Jeremy Flores Wins 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti

by admin / posted on 26 August, 2015

In his comeback event following injury, Jeremy Flores has charged his way to the Billabong Pro Tahiti title in a hard-fought final against Gabriel Medina (BRA) at tricky Teahupo’o. The Frenchman reaffirmed his status as one of the world’s best backside tuberiders with a solid display that included plenty of side-slipping and butt-dragging technique. Deep […]


Twelve Remain in Contention at Chopes

by admin / posted on 25 August, 2015

The first four quarter finalists of the Billabong Pro Tahiti were decided in tricky five-foot waves yesterday (Day 11 of the 12 day waiting period), as the remaining four heats of Round 3 and all of Round 4 were completed. Owen Wright (AUS), Gabriel Medina (BRA), Josh Kerr (AUS) and Kelly Slater (USA) all secured […]


Saffas Rise on Qualifying Series Rankings

by admin / posted on 24 August, 2015

SA’s Qualifying Series campaigners enjoyed a successful week internationally; with Beyrick De Vries making the final and finishing third at the QS3000 Vans Pro in Virginia Beach; Slade Prestwich recording a solid 13th-place at the QS3000 Soöruz Lacanau Pro; while Dylan Lightfoot, Dale Staples, Davey Van Zyl and Matt McGillvray all moved up the rankings […]


Quiksilver Get Free Series Heads To Port Alfred (29 – 30 August)

by admin / posted on 19 August, 2015

On a beautiful stretch of the Sunshine Coast, Port Alfred’s East Beach is the venue for the final event of the 2015 Quiksilver Get Free Series on 29 – 30 August. As well as having good waves, the scenery in Port Alfred is spectacular. While there’s a longer list of events open to Junior competitors […]


Sound Waves Reloaded

by admin / posted on 18 August, 2015
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Last year, the backyard music event Sound Waves was launched in an effort to raise funds for the Durban based surf charity Surfers Not Street Children. After last year’s success this year’s event has gotten bigger and better, moving from the backyard to Surf Riders Food Shack which is located on the promenade, right in front […]


Gabriel Eliminates John John at Billabong Pro Tahiti

by admin / posted on 18 August, 2015

Just eight heats of the Billabong Pro Tahiti were contested in clean three to five-foot conditions at Teahupo’o on Monday (17 August), before organisers put the rest of Round 3 on hold due to inconsistent surf brought on by the high tide. But even though the schedule was shortened, the action was intense – none […]