Best of SA surf clubs to compete at the 2016 Billabong SA Interclub Championships

by zigzag / posted on 11 hours ago
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12 of South Africa’s top surf clubs are on their way to Cape St. Francis to compete in the Billabong SA Inter-Club Champs. Apart from the usual suspects, watch out for the inaugral appearance of up-country, crimewave surfers, the Johannesburg Boardrider’s Club and new KZN grass roots movement, Sisonke Surf Club, who along with all […]


RIP Gerhard Engelbrecht

by zigzag / posted on 17 hours ago
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The South African surf community is saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Gerhard Engelbrecht, who was involved in a motorbike accident hours ago in Indonesia. Gerhard was an incredibly positive character full of life and a common face to any South African surfer travelling through Bali and Indonesia, where he has been living […]


Sharky Snaps Up Final Firewire – Tuffy Clean Your Beach

by admin / posted on 18 hours ago
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One of the few things capable of putting a bummer on an epic surf session, is dealing with trash on the beach or in the water at your local. Fortunately, there’s plenty of enthusiastic and environmentally conscience cleaners sprinkled into SA’s surfing community who have been making a difference through our Tuffy Clean Your Beach competition. […]


Taking on the Titans – SA’s Chris Bertish Ready for Mavericks

by admin / posted on 1 day ago

The big wave hits just keep on coming! Forget about the disappointment of last night’s last minute Eddie cancelation and prepare for the mayhem of Titans of Mavericks. Yep, that’s 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers taking on one of the world’s heaviest, top to bottom, big waves. Chris Bertish is the lone […]


Twig to Compete in The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau 2016

by zigzag / posted on 3 days ago

While you read this Twig is getting ready to compete in The Eddie, which hasn’t run since 2009. With the recent run of waves in his home town, the birth of his daughter and as South Africa’s only representative in the event, Twig can only be feeling confident and we’re backing him all the way […]


Sharky Beach Clean Up

by admin / posted on 29 January, 2016
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Cape Town based cleaning enthusiast, Gareth Hubbard, put together this hilarious clip showing us how fun cleaning your beach can really be. This is his official video entry into our Tuffy Beach Clean-Up competition, and for his effort he stands a chance to walk away with a brand new Firewire from Share The Stoke Foundation.


Be Like Glenn – St James Clean-Up

by admin / posted on 28 January, 2016

After noticing how St James beach in Cape Town gets re-covered in litter after each high tide, Glenn Moncrieff concludes that we need to cut the problem of waste off at the source, by avoiding unnecessary packaging and re-using what we do buy. Now if we could all adopt that mindset, the world would be […]


First Leg Of The Future Legends Coaching Series A Resounding Success

by admin / posted on 26 January, 2016

The first ever Future Legends Coaching Series event, run by the South African Surfing Legends, took place at Dairy Bowl on Saturday 23 January. The first event was a huge success with Mitch Du Preez winning his under 13 Boy’s division, Calvin Goor winning the under 16 Boy’s division, and Anna Jellema-Butler won the under […]


Board Meeting

by admin / posted on 22 January, 2016
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With the Umgeni River mouth just north of Durban’s beaches, a lot of trash ends up washed out to sea and on our shores whenever there’s heavy rain. Thankfully, people like Maritz Erasmus are around to help clean up. For documenting his efforts, Maritz gains entry into our Tuffy Beach Clean-Up competition, which puts him in […]


The Chosen Ones – Future Legends Coaching Series

by admin / posted on 19 January, 2016
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The first event of the Future Legends Coaching Series is set to kick off this Saturday 23 January at New Pier, Durban, and the final list of 36 groms taking part have been narrowed down from the country’s best. The division winners from the three-part series will be invited to participate in a free two-week High […]