ARTICLES RELATING TO SURFING

WATCH: Female surfing pro welcomes equal prizes

2019-03-08 20:59

Pro surfer Johanne Defay calls the parity of prize money for men and women on the 2019 world surf tour "amazing".

Chilling out: Russian surfers catch icy waves

2019-02-22 13:00

The temperature is below zero, the wind is howling and the beach is covered with snow - perfect conditions for Russian surfing fanatics.

In South Africa, disabled surfers thrill at catching a wave

2019-02-12 14:16

SA champion Roxy Davis's surf school has introduced people with both physical and mental disabilities to the thrill of catching a wave.

WATCH: Kelly Slater makes miraculous save after wave wipeout

2018-12-18 07:52

WATCH as surfing megastar Kelly Slater makes a miraculous save after being engulfed by a wave during the Pipe Masters in Hawaii.

SA’s best all set for national surfing championships

2018-08-08 14:02

The Surfing SA championships are taking place this week at Nahoon Reef, East London, which features about 200 surfers and officials.

Brazilian Toledo wins 2nd J-Bay crown

2018-07-05 17:32

Brazilian surfer Filipe Toledo has won at the Corona Open JBay, making it back-to back wins at this prestigious Championship Tour surfing event.

Shark spotted, delays surfing at J-Bay

2018-07-05 11:22

A shark spotted in the vicinity of the competition zone delayed the quarter-finals of the Corona Open J-Bay at the iconic Jeffreys Bay.

Surfer Shaun Tomson inducted into SA Hall of Fame

2018-06-29 16:46

Shaun Tomson rode the crest of his career wave earlier this week, when he was honoured with an induction into the elite South African Hall of Fame.

Jordy Smith leads World Team to victory in California

2018-05-07 14:44

The World team led by SA's Jordy Smith and compatriot Bianca Buitendag made history by winning the World Surf League Founders' Cup of Surfing.

A wave of surf flicks showing at Labia theatre now

2017-12-08 10:50

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival is screening a record 32 films at the Labia this year, many of which are premieres.

 

Gilmore hopes to ride Olympic waves of success

2019-02-27 06:49

Cathy Freeman's memorable run to Olympic gold at the 2000 Sydney Games is a moment her compatriot Stephanie Gilmore wants to emulate in Tokyo next year.

'Twiggy’ Baker prepares for Mavericks challenge

2019-02-21 11:02

South African big wave surfer Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker is currently in California preparing for the final big wave event of the 2018/19 Big Wave Tour.

A surfer survived a shark attack by kicking the great white as it bit both of his legs

2019-01-11 12:45

Nick Wapner, 19, was surfing with friends off of Montana de Oro State Park on California's Central Coast when he was bit by a shark on Tuesday.

Steyn, Maree celebrate SA surfing titles

2018-08-15 12:27

The SA Surfing championships was a great success as Zoe Steyn and Jordy Maree were crowned national women's and men's champions respectively.

Tesla made 200 limited-edition surfboards that cost R20,000 each — and they sold out in just one day

2018-07-30 21:08

The surfboards are made to order, and are made out of carbon fibre with the same livery found on Tesla's cars.

Jordy Smith crashes out in J-Bay semis

2018-07-05 15:11

South African surfing superstar Jordy Smith has crashed out in the semi-finals of the Corona Open J-Bay at the iconic Jeffreys Bay.

Surfing great Kelly Slater to retire

2018-07-03 09:33

Surfing giant Kelly Slater, an 11-time World Surf League champion, has announced he will end his glittering career next year.

Baker, Moir crowned SA Open champs in PE

2018-06-25 12:20

Australia's Jackson Baker was crowned the 2018 SA Open of Surfing champion at Pollock Beach in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

2018-04-18 07:30

An elite global surfing championship in west Australia has been cancelled after two shark attacks near the event.

Get up close and personal with the ocean at Wavescape’s Slide Night

2017-12-02 10:28

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival is in full swing and if you’ve missed out on any recent events, don’t worry because you haven’t missed Slide Night!

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