Hailing from the surf-stoked town of Melkbosstrand on the Cape weskus, this underground wave assassin has built up a solid repertoire of moves that will make you say “SIEK!” as he blasts off another section. Meet this week’s Surf Ninja, Jeandre Blignault…
NAME: Jeandre Blignault
LOCAL SPOT: Weskus of SA – Melkbosstrand
BEST THING ABOUT SURFING?
WORST THING ABOUT SURFING?
The petrol you use for those missions.
TO MAKE A LIVING I?
Study at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and deliver sushi and pizza part time.
THREE ARTISTS THAT HELP YOU SHRED?
Flat Bush Zombies – Palm Trees
MacMiller – Nikes on my Feet
Flume – Go Insane
BEST SURFER IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW?
DAWNIE OR ARVO SESH?
Dawnie is the warm up, arvo is the warm down.
WHICH SPOT DO YOU HAVE TO SURF BEFORE YOU DIE?
It’s between G-land and Desert Point.
WHEN YOU ARE NOT SURFING, YOU CAN BE FOUND WHERE?
Stuck in Bellville at varsity.
Getting another injury.
BEST SURFING MEMORY?
There are so many but the first thing that come’s to mind is a recent trip up the west coast. Got barrels the whole day with just the friends I went with.