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 golden shores. If you are ready to take the plunge and suite up this summer….here...

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 the globe, however it was a Monday afternoon at Muizenberg that I will never forget....

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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 supernatural ability, Kelly now aged 43, has pushed the surfing boundaries for the last...

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 began arriving on our shorelines as surfers quickly picked up on the new trends....

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 late, I have had one too many sessions with shifting peaks, overcrowded surf...

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 break perfectly positioned to get in your way. I have encountered him in just...

Size Does Matter

Wave size remains one of surfing’s most contentious topics. Every surfers wave scale differs as there are a great number of variables to factor in before calling the size of the surf! Its not a scientific formula but more of a ‘guesstimation’ based on the surfers skill level, experience, personal sense of ‘machoism’ and how...

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