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Monthly Archive: August, 2011

Kelly Slater takes Billabong Pro Tahiti title (with photos)

 Kelly Slater (US), 39, reigning 10-time ASP World Champion, claimed the Billabong Pro Tahiti . And South Africa’s Travis Logie , Equal 3rd place finish at Teahupo’o moves the South African up to… Continue reading

Warning: increased White Shark activity along False Bay coastline

 The NSRI warns bathers, surfers and paddlers along the False Bay coastline  or those near Southern White whales  to be  careful because of increased shark activity. Shark researchers  have noticed an annual trend of… Continue reading

Quarter Finals on at Billabong Tahiti

  The final day (29 August 2011) of the Billabong Pro Tahiti, presented by Air Tahiti Nui, Event No 5 of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season, is on with the… Continue reading

Travis Logie in Quarter Final at Tahiti

At Teahupo’o, Taiarapu, French Polynesia yesterday, South African Travis Logie (ZAF), 32, current ASP World No. 44,  is into the Quarterfinals and already looking at a solid result. He gained entry into of… Continue reading

Parko and Burrow eliminated in Round 2 at Billabong Tahiti

The world’s best surfers tackled solid six-to-eight foot plus (2 – 2.5 metre plus) waves at the infamous lefthander of Teahupo’o yesterday but the day saw some major upsets in the 2011 ASP… Continue reading

“We fix our own potholes” – update

The Pothole Repair project team in St Francis Bay will place concrete at the Harbour Road and St Francis Drive intersection as soon as the national municipal workers’ strike is over. This will… Continue reading

Dredging of the St Francis Bay canals – update

 After using third party contractors to carry out the dredging of the canals the Riparian Homeowners Association (RHOA) decided to construct its own dredger unique  to the St Francis Bay canals system.  Third Party… Continue reading

Approval granted for rock revetments at Dune Spit

The long awaited approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs  to place rock revetments at the Dune Spit on the St Francis Bay canals arrived at the end of August this year Now the… Continue reading

‘Most surfers riding on same wave’ event

Once again South African surfers will attempt to break the Guiness World Record by having the most surfers riding the same wave at Surfers Corner, Muizenberg  in October. This 5th annual Earthwave Beach Festival that… Continue reading

Surfer dies after Great White shark bite

A 49 year-old surfer died today after being bitten by a suspected Great White shark on his upper left leg and around his groin area. NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew were activated this… Continue reading

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