The Cell C Goodwave is a unique competition on the South African surfing calendar in that it has a one-year waiting period, it costs only R1 to enter, and first prize is R100k, the largest domestic prize in the country. The Cell C Goodwave has invited 32 surfers to compete in the tournament. 

South Africa’s Jordy Smith moved to the top of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) rankings after posting a career-best third place finish in the Billabong Pro Tahiti on Sunday.

South Africa’s Michael February finished fifth in the QS10,000 Vans US Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach in California on Sunday to surge into second place on the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) rankings.

Alkantstrand April Fool Joke

dolos is a concrete block in a complex geometric shape weighing up to 20 tons, used in great numbers to protect harbour walls from the erosive force of ocean waves. Richards Bay has many of them and they play a big role in the variety of surf spots that Alkantstrand has to offer.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/ USA (Sunday, July 30, 2017) – South Africa’s Matt McGillivray (Jeffreys Bay) powered his way through four rounds of world class competition in California on Sunday to clinch victory in the Men’s Trials and earn the coveted wildcard into the QS10,000 Vans US Open of Surfing.