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Wavescape Surf Film Festival 2012

It is time for the Wavescape Surf Film Festival again and this year they have put together 20 feature and 11 short films will be screened at four venues around Cape Town. To check out some awesome surf films, whilst … Continue reading

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Billabong SA Champs at Misty Cliffs

Well done to Western Province for nabbing the SA Champs this year.

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Ship got stuck in Clifton

Loads of these photo’s spreading around at the moment, so I took my own of the ship that ran aground in Clifton. Do you think the captain was related to Francesco Schettino – the captain of the Italian cruise liner  that sank in the Mediterranean earlier … Continue reading

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Who is the surfer in the Chanel Allure Homme Adverts?

Short answer is it’s Danny Fuller. Watch the first of the ads below, it’s rad.

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Apocalypse Later, Surf Now

This is exactly how a surfer should want to go out. Great video by Keef70

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Surf Trip Essentials

Rob Gilley wrote a redux of his surf trip essentials on his trip to Mexico and I wanted to share them. On a recent journey to Mexico I came to the realization that my previous blog list of inexpensive, important … Continue reading

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High Tide / Home Summer Sessions

Jordy Smith is now a Cape Town surfing local, so it’s only fair to post his video of him ripping up J-Bay and Llandudno. Extra respect points for sticking some crazy airs with the South Easter blowing at full force. … Continue reading

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SUPing in Kenya

I went SUPing while I was up in Kenya over Christmas.

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Firewire Surfboards

Firewire Surfboards are an interesting and probably one of the best implementations of the epoxy surfboard solutions available on the market at the moment.  You will most probably have seen the Firewire board with “Parabolic Balsa Rails”, which basically means … Continue reading

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A Ship Wreck in Cape Town

  Last week a ship ran aground, The Seawin, in heavy seas and came around at (a classic surf spot) Derdesteen. The beach is currently closed off, you can make out the tape in the photo after the break.   … Continue reading

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