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Mike Larmont Tribute


On Friday December 1, Bruce Jackson organised an evening for old friends to pay tribute to Mike Larmont at the Oyster Box. Tich Paul flew in from Cape Town and Cheron Kraak, Michael Ginsberg and Jonathan Paarman from PE. There was laughter and tears aplenty as all those juicy stories were retold. Video tributes from all around the world were shown, rounding off an evening that will be long remembered. Thanks to all those responsible for putting this on and also to all those who took the time to come along and say hi to Mike.

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Talent is never gonna be enough

The saddest and most frustrating thing about surfing and sports in general is watching young athletes with talent never reach their potential. Surfing history is littered with these ‘bad boy tragics’ who believe they don’t have to pull the hard yards so vital too competitive success.  This is how it happens. Some frothing sponsor who thinks… Continue Reading

Big Stakes At Future Legends Coaching Series

The Future Legends Coaching Series winner of the U16 Boys division will also win a slot into the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA, set to take place at Supertubes in JBay. The JBU Supertrial is a prestigious, invite-only event that awards one slot into the main event of the WSL JBay Open in Jeffreys Bay.… Continue Reading

Future Legends Series Participants Announced

South African Surfing Legends Through The High Performance Surfing Academy Announce The List Of Surfers Invited To The Future Legends Coaching Series Durban – South African Surfing Legends are proud to announce the full list of surfers who have been invited to attend the inaugural Future Legends Coaching Series. “The selection committee considered all the surfers… Continue Reading

SASL Gala Dinner

We are proud to announce the launch of the South African Surfing Legends Academy – a high performance centre that will primarily focus on the advancement of South African junior surfing. For decades, South Africa was a major surfing force and our aim is to re-establish that status and create a winning culture for future… Continue Reading

Legends Journal Extra

Early in 2015 Zig Zag produced a Legends Journal, this is an article that was a out take. Sport doesn’t build character it identifies character. I read recently. Well, when most of the Legends started surfing there was still the debate about whether surfing was a sport or an art form. To understand how it was,… Continue Reading

Legends on Supersport

SA Rugby Legends TV recently featured the Surfing Legends in their February slot. The feature illuminates the functions of the organization – to nurture and mentor junior surfing in South Africa. Thanks to Howard Cleland for putting together this clip.   Continue Reading

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