Ending Cycles Of Violence, One Wave At A Time

Over the past year, award-winning South African Surf Therapy organization Waves For Change has partnered with fine artist and photographer Jared Aufrichtig. Together with participants from Waves for Change Surf Therapy courses running in Cape Town’s most violent townships,  the team implemented numerous photography workshops to document life in the townships and how Waves For Change is…

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How Skateboarding Is Transforming Young Zulu Villagers

Hidden within rural Durban, South Africa in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills, a secret spot for young shredders is growing. Indigo Skate Camp is empowering the local Zulu villagers to learn and grow through the language of skateboarding and opening opportunities for them to experience what lies on the other side of the hill….

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How Surfing Can Save Lives

Most of us probably take surfing for granted: we’ve got our quiver, stash of boardshorts or wetsuits, crew and favorite home break – what more could you need? Unfortunately, for those that are down and out, cornered by economic barriers, political turmoil, or lack of resources, the need for a transformative opportunity is everything; and…

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Jordy Smith and His Beloved J-Bay

Coming off back-to-back wins at Jeffrey’s Bay, it is safe to say that Jordy Smith has a special relationship with the infamous pointbreak. This clip from Oneill shows a bit more about Jordy’s relationship with J-Bay.

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Twig: A Calculated Madness

There’s no question that Grant “Twiggy” Baker is a staple in the big wave surf scene. He has taken home a number of honors in the big wave community including a win in last month’s Maverick’s Invitational.   We caught up with fellow big wave rider, Derek Dunfee, about Twiggy and his short film, “Twig: A…

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