7-year-old girl dies after large waves wash her off Durban pier

Durban in the News: 7-year-old girl dies after large waves wash her off Durban pier: A seven-year-old girl has died after being washed off the pier by high waves in Durban's North Beach, paramedics say. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Another Day of Great Waves at Billabong SA Junior Champs

Another Day of Great Waves at Billabong SA Junior Champs: Cape surfer Adin Masencamp Photo: photo © Ian Thurtell The Billabong SA Champs pres. by BOS continued to prove its wave magnet status as the Lower Point at Jeffreys Bay continued to produce epic surf on Day 3 as the country’s top 18-and-under surfers reveling in the long rides while battling for national titles and invaluable team points. It was an early start for Round 3 of the U16 boys and Angelo Faulkner (Nelson Mandela Bay) wasted no time in dropping an excellent score on his way to … [Read more...]

Another Day of Great Waves at Billabong SA Junior Champs

Another Day of Great Waves at Billabong SA Junior Champs: Cape surfer Adin Masencamp Photo: photo © Ian Thurtell The Billabong SA Champs pres. by BOS continued to prove its wave magnet status as the Lower Point at Jeffreys Bay continued to produce epic surf on Day 3 as the country’s top 18-and-under surfers reveling in the long rides while battling for national titles and invaluable team points. It was an early start for Round 3 of the U16 boys and Angelo Faulkner (Nelson Mandela Bay) wasted no time in dropping an excellent score on his way to … [Read more...]

The Ballito Pro, presented by Billabong ‘Save the Waves’ campaign cleans up the beaches

The Ballito Pro, presented by Billabong ‘Save the Waves’ campaign cleans up the beaches: The effects of manmade pollution on our oceans is utterly devastating and the consequences for both aquatic and terrestrial life is grave if action is not taken now. In an attempt to kerb the tide on this destructive behaviour, The Ballito Pro organisers have brought back the effective Save the Waves campaign. “This year’s World Ocean’s Day focused on ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’ and this is just so true,” explained event organiser, Collette Bundy. “The oceans … [Read more...]