10 Wakeboarding Tips For All Riders
Nov27

10 Wakeboarding Tips For All Riders

If you ride, there are some facts you need to know- no matter your level. Once upon a time, in 1985 there was a surfer in California – his name was Tony Finn. One day, Tony was frustrated that there weren’t enough waves…because of his impatience, he decided that he would create his own, using a boat, a rope, and a board. He saw his invention as a combination of water skiing and surfing – so he called it...

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Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair
Oct04

Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair

We had the pleasure of chatting to the magical Daniela from Cape Town Freediving. How did you get into freediving? Daniela: “My fascination with water started at a very young age. If I look at my baby album, I was swimming before I was walking.  So it’s always been something very close to me. Through times of strife, water was my place of safety so to speak.  Water has always been a place of happiness I suppose, creativity...

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Watch out for this Ironman and Lifesaver – he dreams big.
Feb22

Watch out for this Ironman and Lifesaver – he dreams big.

Sanele Nxumalo hails from Lamontville Durban, he’s a professional lifeguard, an Ironman, is only 23 and already has a string of achievements to his name. His physique resembles a modern-day Viking and he has an unbounded ambition to clinch the Surf Lifesaving National Title. Amanzi gets to know this determined youngster and finds out how he aims to realise his dreams. Q: What made you choose lifesaving and how did you start...

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Lifesaving SA KZN Provincial Champs
Jan24

Lifesaving SA KZN Provincial Champs

Youngster Bianca von Bargen from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club gave South Africa’s queen of the sand, Mandi Maritz, some tough competition in a stunning Beach Sprint victory at the General Tire Lifesaving South Africa KZN Provincial Championship. Women’s Lifesaving Results  Von Bargen also took first in Marine’s team victory in the Sprint Relay. Mandy Maritz from Durban Lifesaving Club and South Africa’s reigning champion narrowly...

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Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban
Nov08

Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban

It’s almost time for the Ocean Heroes Ocean Man Series race on North Beach, Durban – 19th November. Enter now on roag.co.za and challenge yourself with a 1.5 km surf swim or for the super-fit do the ocean man races (1.6km swim / board / ski). First 50 entries get a free breakfast and coffee at the club. Prize money for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and loads of lucky draw prizes. For more information:   facebook.com/oceanheroesafrica Website:...

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SA’s youngest are 29er World Sailing Champions
Sep13

SA’s youngest are 29er World Sailing Champions

Two phenomenal talents, Benji Daniel (16) and Alex Burger (21), collided in an impromptu golden pairing that resulted in securing the coveted title of 29er World Sailing Champions, in California at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, last month.    They recently shared their adventure at the Point Yacht Club to a spell-bound audience.  Daniel referred to their experience as a fairy tale experience. “You can’t describe the feeling. Sailing is the...

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