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Monthly Archive: June, 2015

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

Knysna shark encounter update  

 George Hospital staff are continuing to treat Caleb Swanepoel who remains in a stable but serious condition after losing half his leg in an encounter with a shark at Buffels Bay yesterday,  27… Continue reading

Second shark encounter in Garden Route this weekend:  Surfer has leg amputated by shark bite at Knysna today

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
Breaking… There has been another shark bite incident in the Garden Route this weekend, this time at Knysna where a surfer suffered complete amputation of his right leg…

Second shark encounter in Garden Route this weekend:  Surfer has leg amputated by shark bite at Knysna today

Breaking… There has been another shark bite incident in the Garden Route this weekend, this time at Knysna where a surfer suffered complete amputation of his right leg above the knee and lacerations to his… Continue reading

Ballito Women’s Pro and Ballito Pro Trials events in July

The Ballito Women’s Pro and the Ballito Pro Trials, both presented by Billabong, will take place on 28 June  at Surfer’s Beach in Ballito, KwaZulu Natal. The Ballito Women’s Pro offers total prize-money… Continue reading

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