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Brazil’s Alejo Muniz Crowned 2015 Ballito Pro Champion

Alejo Muniz of Brazil, throws a sheet of spray on his way to victory in the Ballito Pro held in pristine conditions at Surfer’s Beach in KwaDukuza on Sunday, 5 July. Runner up… Continue reading

Three marooned near George rescued by NSRI

Three people trapped by high tides were rescued by NSRI Wilderness yesterday evening after their cries for help were heard. Errol Duitsjan, 53, his son Shonnold, 13, and a friend Ronaldo de Klerk,… Continue reading

Brazil’s Italo Ferreira has highest single ride at Ballito Pro

  Ballito Pro top seed, Italo Ferreira, (Brazil) soars above the lip of the wave on his way to the highest single ride and heat tally of the day at Surfer’s Beach in… Continue reading

British girl rescued after fall off horse at Gamtoos

An 18 year-old British girl fell off her horse while riding near the Gamtoos River mouth, Jeffreys Bay, today. The girl suffered neck and back pain from the fall . The NSRI was… Continue reading

Warning of strong rip currents for the next week

NSRI has put out a warning to people on the South African coastline or visiting there to be cautious about stronger rip currents owing to the  twice monthly Spring Tide. The Spring Tide peaks… Continue reading

East London angler missing after being swept off rocks this evening

Breaking…  A 38 year-old East London man is missing after being swept off rocks into sea this evening at Cove Rock The man and his son in law were both swept into the… Continue reading

East London’s Nikita Robb wins Women’s World surfing event at Ballito

Nikita Robb from East London  (pictured) won the Ballito Women’s Pro presented by Billabong at Willard Beach in KwaDukuza today, 28 June, producing an assured performance in the tricky one metre waves to… Continue reading

JBay’s Matt McGillivray advances to final at Ballito Pro Trials

Matthew McGillivray of Jeffreys Bay, South Africa (pictured) advanced to the final of the Ballito Pro Presented by Billabong at Ballito trials event at Ballito, today. Photo Credit: WSL / Ballito Pro /… Continue reading

First Zulu woman surfer to compete in a World Surfing Event

Sixteen year old Sam Cele of North Beach, Durban, South Africa (pictured) made World Surf League history by becoming the first Zulu female surfer to compete in a World Surf League Event when… Continue reading

Cape St Francis’ Faye Zoetmulder advances to final at Ballito Pro

Faye Zoetmulder of Cape St. Francis, South Africa (pictured) advanced to the final of the Ballito Pro Presented by Billabong at Ballito, today. Photo: Kelly Cestari. The Ballito Women’s Pro is a R3-million Qualifying… Continue reading