All Eyes On Umhlanga surfer De Vries At The Vans Triple Crown In Hawaii
Nov14

All Eyes On Umhlanga surfer De Vries At The Vans Triple Crown In Hawaii

All Eyes On Umhlanga surfer De Vries At The Vans Triple Crown In Hawaii Happening NOW in North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii is The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (VTCS). What do you know, but there is much interest in Durban, South Africa surfer Beyrick De Vries competing in the series of events. The VTCS takes place on the 7-Mile Miracle that is the North Shore of Oahu, and will see contests take place at Haleiwa, Sunset Beach and...

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Jeffreys Bay is ready to host the descent of top surfers for the Corona Open JBay
Jul04

Jeffreys Bay is ready to host the descent of top surfers for the Corona Open JBay

Jeffreys Bay is ready to host the descent of top surfers for the Corona Open JBay The best Championship Tour surfers have arrived in JBay to kick off the Winterfest. The Corona Open JBay is known as the most popular stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), and it is stop number 6 on the 11-event tour. The fabled right-hand point of Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay is ready to host the descent of top surfers for the Corona...

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RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged
Jun28

RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged

RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged  The annual Youth Regatta, organized by RCYC’s Sailing Academy, strives to cast a spotlight on its next generation of sailors, boys and girls, some of whom are from township schools, and others from private schools like Bishops. On the water, background, gender or race do not matter – all that matters is manoeuvring a...

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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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