Roxy Davis

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Doctors Orders

Biarritz doctors are prescribing surfing and SUP lessons for patients with chronic ailments in a clinical pilot programme. From depression to heart disease this miracle prescription is working wonders. Surfing has been seen as part of the next steps in therapy ...

When you get “that feeling”

There are two types of surfers in our oceans; those who pee in their wetsuit and those who lie about peeing in their wetsuits. Surfing is probably the only sport that allows you to pee in a public place with ...

Come On Summer!

Blow the cobwebs off that sun umbrella and hunt for the sunscreen, its time to take those "banting bodies" to the beach. In the last few weeks, I have noticed a growing number of new surf enthusiasts heading for our ...

My Surfing Highlight

This week marked the high point of my surfing career. National titles and representing our country have been incredible but suddenly overtaken by the greatest surfing moment I have ever experienced. I have ridden classic surf of all sizes across ...

Surfing’s Perfect Potion

Surfing is like the perfect potion. Add salt water, adrenalin to the desired amount, toss in some serotonin, breathtaking surroundings and there you go… the formula for happiness! I call it my “healthy addiction” as being alone for an hour, in ...

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Is Kelly Still King?

The Surfing world has just gone into melt down this week after 11 times World Surfing Champion Kelly Slater was awarded a 4.17 score for one of the most mind blowing maneuvers in our sport’s history! In what seems like a ...

A Golden Year for SA Surfing

The South African surf scene in the 1950’s started with a handful of laid back salty surfers jamming on their retro log surfboards. This fast propelled itself into a lifestyle trend many aspired to live by. International surf mag’s and movies ...

A Surf To Remember

Every surfer has a handful of stand out sessions in their treasury. They don’t have to be a particularly epic day or at a legendary spot but a session where everything falls into place. I had one of those this week! Of ...

The Feeling Only a Surfer Knows

Lets face it, we don’t get out of bed without incentive and the end game being reward. The research tells us our main motivations for attending work are affirmation, good working relationships and remuneration. But what is it about surfing that ...

Don’t be “That Guy”

Cape Town has certainly seen a surf population explosion. It is rad to have so many newcomers to the line up but with that comes a new surf hazard...the kook! We all know "that guy", the one flailing around the mid ...