What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common
Jun18

What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common

What the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common Azores, Portugal will be hosting the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series for a record 8th time on June 22 2019. Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland could be set to make history with longest-ever winning streak in her 21st appearance in the World Series. This is what the Azores, cliff diving and making history have in common The tiny volcanic Islet of Vila Franca do Campo has seen...

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Lifeguarding is a Profession and an Essential Public Service
Apr05

Lifeguarding is a Profession and an Essential Public Service

Lifeguarding is a Profession and an Essential Public Service Did you know that beach lifeguards are now like doctors and police – they’re not allowed to strike? Lifeguarding is a Profession and an Essential Public Service, removing the right of employees to strike as tis could lead to the loss of lives, lifesaving experts say. But here’s a thing in some places in South Africa, lifeguards are only paid intermittently or not at all,...

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Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre
Apr04

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre When you mix the skills of a lifelong surfer with the writings of a Prof in philosophy, understandably we would be expecting some sort of commentary on freedom and exploring the simplicity of what is behind the human subject. Author, Aaron James cleverly “unbundles” how growth in capitalist wealth has released many from the dreaded seven-day work week,...

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Red Bulls Brian Grubb and Matti Buys Wakeskate Durban Beachfront
Mar28

Red Bulls Brian Grubb and Matti Buys Wakeskate Durban Beachfront

Red Bulls Brian Grubb and Matti Buys Wakeskate Durban Beachfront in the most creative way imaginable. No one has ever ridden these canals, pools,piers before.  When local wakeskater, Matti Buys welcomed one of the most influential pioneers of wakeskating, Brian Grubb (USA) to South Africa, Matti knew that he had to showcase one of the most iconic spots in the country – Durban’s Beachfront. With its mesh of canals,...

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Sbonelo Khwela Goes For The Throne
Mar01

Sbonelo Khwela Goes For The Throne

This year, Sbonelo Khwela, the eight-time champion is on his way to becoming a world leader in canoeing.  Khwela has done extremely well in K1 and K2, and is preparing to dominate even more, after finishing second at the Dusi Canoe Marathon a few weeks ago. At the Non-Stop Dusi, paddlers are kitted with a number of several options, that are not available during the three-day Dusi. In this case, paddlers run for much...

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10 Minutes With Amy and Caleb From Bridge House.
Feb14

10 Minutes With Amy and Caleb From Bridge House.

Ex-Miss South Africa and a young Paralympic swimmer give us some insight into Bridge House’s Mile.    Caleb Swanepoel is Bridge House’s Mile Brand Ambassador. Caleb Swanepoel lost his leg after a shark attack in 2015.  He is a shark attack survivor, activist, and motivational speaker. He’s got his sights on Tokyo to represent team South Africa 2020 Paralympics. 5 Minutes with Caleb Swanepoel  ...

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