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  • Research, tags & apps could be answer to Oz shark woes

    6 July, 2015 - SHARKS: A leading beach expert has warned there will be an increase in shark attacks off Australian coastal waters. Brad Farmer has called for preventative measures and increased funding for scientific research as the number of fatal and near fatal attacks frighten beachgoers after the most recent near attack by a 4m Great White Shark at Lennox Head National Surfing Reserve four days ago.

  • Alejo Muniz crowned 2015 Ballito Pro Champion

    5 July, 2015 - WSL QS: Alejo Muniz won the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong at Surfer’s Beach in KwaDukuza on Sunday to consolidate his lead at the top of the World Surf League Qualifying Series rankings. Muniz, 25, defeated Davey Cathels

  • Muniz hits top of QS ratings as Quarters named at Ballito Pro

    4 July, 2015 - WSL QS: The world’s best surfers took to air at the Ballito Pro on Saturday, performing gravity defying manoeuvres above the lip of the overhead, onshore waves at Willard Beach in KwaDukuza. The last 24 competitors in the QS 10,000 rated event on the 2015 World Surf League

  • Concaves, Flats, Vees and how they affect your board's bottom

    3 July, 2015 - DESIGN: The bottom contours of your surfboard and how they are blended together, play a big role in how that board is going to perform. The idea of using different bottom contours is to produce somewhat of a controlled lift and drag effect, playing into how and why a board will interact with the wave.

  • Jay Occhilupo, Kehu Butler win Billabong Occy's Grom Comp

    2 July, 2015 - GROMS: After five days of incredible surfing the finals day of the Billabong Occy’s Grom Comp was filled with excitement and anticipation. Some of the world’s best junior surfers converged on Duranbah Beach to participate in the afternoons finals in a bid to etch their names on one of the most prestigious trophies in junior surfing to date.

  • Last 24 determined at Bather's Beach on Day 3 of Ballito Pro

    1 July, 2015 - WSL QS: The 96-man field of the world’s best surfers in the Ballito Pro was reduced to 24 when Round 2 of the QS 10,000 rated event was completed in one metre waves at the backup venue of Bather’s Beach in Ballito on Wednesday.

  • Heated action and a perfect 10 on Day 2 of the Ballito Pro

    30 June, 2015 - WSL QS: Michael Rodriques was the standout performer on Day 2 of the Ballito Pro where the remaining 15 heats in the opening round were completed in 1.0 to 1.2 metre waves at Bather’s Beach in Ballito on Tuesday.

  • Tim Reyes & Jordy Smith eliminated as Ballito Pro kicks off

    29 June, 2015 - WSL QS: The world’s best surfers revelled in the glassy one metre well shaped waves at Bather’s Beach in KwaDukuza on the opening day of the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong, posting several scores in the excellent range (over 8.00 out of 10).

  • Andrew Mooney - Won the Close up Category in the 2010. Andrew Mooney shot (above) that saw me do well in the Redbull Image Quest, winning the Close-up Category.  Davey Cathels at Avalon on Sunrise.
    Creator Profile: Nate Smith's intense, moody captures

    28 June, 2015 - CREATORS: Nate Smith was eyeing a pro surf career when he tore a pectoral muscle and had to sit on the beach. He gathered some fledgling-pro surfer loot, including a box of his sponsor’s clothes and traded ‘em for camera gear. In the following years he has developed a knack for creating unique, memorable shots and opening the door for those magical backlit images we’ve grown to love - yes, t

  • Huge scores, big upsets as semifinalists decided in Espinho

    27 June, 2015 - JUNIORS: An exciting twelve hours of action decided the final eight surfers remaining in contention for a Prozis Pro Junior Espinho title in good three-to-five waves at Praia de Baia. Guilherme Fonseca continued his assault in Espinho, defeating Len

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