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Tarkwa Bay: Africa’s hidden surfing gem

Nigerian surfer and instructor Godpower Pekipuma was born in Tarkwa Bay, the small beach community close to Lagos harbour, where man-made shipping inlets have...

South Africa’s Dungeons surf spot unleashes world class waves

Situated at the foot of the Sentinel Mountain outside Hout Bay, Western Cape, the Dungeons has for years been a popular, but challenging surfing...
Whale rescued during South African Billabong Pro

Whale rescued during South African Billabong Pro

The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board rescued a humpback whale caught in the shark nets behind the back line, while the world's pro surfers took part in the Billabong Pro in Ballito, on the North Coast. The whale had a skin infection, but it swam off once disentangled.
Big guns ousted in J-Bay Open upsets

Big guns ousted in J-Bay Open upsets

Two-time defending champion Jordy Smith of South Africa, 11-time world champion Kelly Slater and world number two Michel Bourez were all eliminated from the J-Bay Open in tricky conditions at SuperTubes in Jeffreys Bay on Monday.
Mr Price Pro set to be better than ever

World’s best surfers chase J-Bay Open title

The J-Bay Open, the sixth of 11 stops on the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour, begins on Thursday, with the world's best surfers set to do battle in the renowned surf of Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.
USA's Timmy Reyes claims Mr Price Pro title

USA’s Timmy Reyes claims Mr Price Pro title

The USA's Timmy Reyes claimed the biggest victory of his career at the Mr Price Pro Ballito north of Durban, South Africa on Sunday, defeating Australia's Matt Wilkinson in six- to eight-foot (1.5- to 2-metre) surf in the final of the event.
Logie stopped in Mr Price Pro final

Travis Logie chases Mr Price Pro title

With many of the world's leading surfers set to be in action at the Mr Price Pro Ballito on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast from 30 June to 6 July, a number of South African entrants are eyeing the title, including world number 24 Travis Logie.
Jordy Smith captures Mr Price Pro

World’s top surfers line up for Mr Price Pro

Entries are pouring in from around the globe for South Africa's Mr Price Pro Ballito, which takes place on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast from 30 June to 6 July. By the weekend, 68 of the top 96 surfers in the world had confirmed their entries for the ASP Qualifying Series event.
Mr Price Pro set to be better than ever

World-class field for Mr Price Pro Ballito

Many of the world's leading surfers, including South African superstar Jordy Smith, will be in action at the R2.7-million ($250 000) ASP Prime Mr Price Pro when it returns to Willard Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast from 30 June to 6 July.
Buitendag runner-up in Roxy Pro Gold Coast

Buitendag runner-up in Roxy Pro Gold Coast

South African surfing star Bianca Buitendag claimed a career-best runner-up finish in the Roxy Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks in Queensland, Australia on Tuesday, and then promptly pledged to give her prize money to charity.

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