ARTICLES RELATING TO SURFING

Jordy Smith qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

2019-10-08 16:48

World No 3 Jordy Smith has qualified through the World Surf League Championship Tour to represent South Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Slater warms to Olympic surf challenge

2019-09-16 09:40

At the ripe old age of 47, surfing icon Kelly Slater is old enough to be the father of some of his chiselled, tousle-haired rivals.

Jordy, Slater sent tumbling at JBay

2019-07-17 18:12

Pre-tournament favourites Jordy Smith and Kelly Slater have crashed out of the Corona Open JBay.

Jordy Smith heads to JBay Open

2019-07-09 13:27

Sitting at No 4 on the leaderboard of the World Surf League Championship Tour, Jordy Smith is a top contender for this year's Corona JBay Open title.

Durban surf event cancelled due to sewerage leak

2019-05-10 12:14

A surfing contest scheduled for this weekend at Durban's North Beach has been cancelled due to safety reasons.

Teenager Marks leads surfing into equal-pay era

2019-04-08 11:33

Teenager Caroline Marks became the first woman to earn the same prize money as the men's champion after winning the season-opening World Surf League event in Australia.

Surf's up: Season opens for Olympic qualifying

2019-04-03 06:59

Qualifying for the inaugural Olympic surfing competition has begun with a World Surf League event which also features equal prize money for male and female boardriders.

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.

 

Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics

2019-09-18 07:19

Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overwhelmed".

Surfers are putting eyes on the bottom of their boards to freak out sharks and stop themselves getting attacked

2019-08-22 19:11

Places like Cape Cod, Massachusetts, have seen an influx of great white sharks patrolling the shallows, with 10 spotted in 48 hours in early August.

JBay Open underway with intense surfing action

2019-07-09 21:20

The opening day of the Corona Open JBay was an all-day action-fest of high performance surfing.

Indonesian teen defeats world surfing champ Medina in Bali

2019-05-13 13:53

An Indonesian teenager has pulled off a stunning upset by defeating two-time surfing world champion Gabriel Medina in Bali.

Surf legend Garcia in hospital after suicide attempt

2019-05-01 09:15

Surfing legend Sunny Garcia was being treated in intensive care at a Portland hospital after a reported suicide attempt.

Wipe out for Slater at season-opener on Gold Coast

2019-04-04 07:05

Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater is out of the season-opening Quiksilver Pro in the World Surf League.

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.

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