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Adriano Wins Margaret River Pro, Extends Ratings Lead

by zigzag / posted on 22 hours ago
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Adriano de Souza (BRA) increased his lead on top of the WSL Championship Tour rankings, after winning a hard-fought final against John John Florence (HAW) to claim the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro title in powerful surf. Adriano, on top of the world! Main Peak can often flatter to deceive, leaving webcast viewers disappointed, but […]

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Come Watch Cluster! (Wed, 29 April – CPT & DBN)

by zigzag / posted on 2 days ago
Cluster

Attention Cape Town and Durban: Next Wednesday, 29 April, we’ve got something rad coming your way. For one night only, Kai Neville’s latest film ‘Cluster’ will be showing at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town and Ciao Bella in Durban. And you’re invited… Starring Cape Town’s own Brendon Gibbens, PE-born shredder Craig Anderson, as well […]

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SA Surfing Legends Launch Surfing Academy

by zigzag / posted on 3 days ago
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Since their formation last year, the South African Surfing Legends organisation have busied themselves fulfilling their mission statement; “To inspire, develop and mentor future generations of South African surfers through the celebration of our rich surfing heritage”. The 2015 SA Junior squad, ready for camp (January 2015). They hosted the South African Junior Team Selection […]

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Courtney Conlogue Wins Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 3 days ago
Courtney

American, Courtney Conlogue, dominated the final day of the Women’s Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, winning all three of her heats in convincing fashion to take the title and move up to second in the Championship Tour ratings. Courtney beat Carissa Moore in the final to clinch victory. Margaret River’s main peak was offering big, […]

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Big Finish Predicted for Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago
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After a slow start to the Championship Tour season at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast followed by less than perfect waves at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro kicked-off with a bang in solid surf and square barrels at The Box. The Box has been thumping, and Adriano has […]

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Final Four Decided at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 7 days ago
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John John Florence (HAW), Nat Young (USA), Adriano De Souza (BRA), and Taj Burrow (AUS) are all through to the semi-finals of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Margaret River was cranking on Day 4. Thanks to a solid run of swell that co-incided with the start of the waiting period, there hasn’t been a […]

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Jordy Withdraws, Upsets Continue at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 17 April, 2015
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A damaged knee and a deep cut to his heel forced Jordy Smith to withdraw from the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. He was due to face Jeremy Flores (FRA) in Round 3 today. The injury occurred while Jordy was freesurfing yesterday. Having won his Round 1 heat thus skipping Round 2, he had the […]

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Major Upsets in Round 2 (Margaret River Pro)

by zigzag / posted on 16 April, 2015
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The big news during Round 2 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, besides Owen Wright’s incredible showing in Heat 6, was the elimination of two of Brazil’s brightest stars, Gabriel Medina and Filipe Toledo. The ratings lead was good while it lasted. Filipe Toledo, gutted. The reigning world champ and the ratings leader coming […]

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The Box Tests World’s Best at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 15 April, 2015
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After waiting for conditions to settle and the tide to fill in, Round 1 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro got underway at The Box; the notorious slab across the bay from the main peak at Margarets. The Box was both brutal and beautiful for Round 1. With vertical drops and steps distorting the […]

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Young Surfer Fatally Attacked by Shark in Reunion

by zigzag / posted on 12 April, 2015
Reunion

13 year-old surfer, Elio Canestri, was fatally attacked by a shark while surfing near Boucan Canot in the Saint-Gilles les Bains area on the west coast of Reunion. The attack occurred at approximately 9:00am this morning, Sunday 12 April. The attack took place at Les Aigrettes near Boucan Canot. According to reports, Elio, one of […]

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