Cell C Goodwave Is A World Surf League Specialty Event

Cell C Goodwave Is A World Surf League Specialty Event

  13 December 2016 Durban – In an agreement entered into between the World Surf League (WSL) and South African Surfing Legends, the 2017 Cell C Goodwave has been officially listed as a WSL Specialty Event for the 2017 calendar. The Cell C Goodwave is an...
Sisonke Development Challenge

Sisonke Development Challenge

Sisonke roughly translated means ‘together’. On the weekend of 22/23 October 2016, Sisonke Surf Club, a loosely knit group of surfers from Trafalgar, Umzumbe and Durban came ‘together’ to run a highly successful event at Dairy Beach in Durban. Saturday morning a small...
Warrior Mindset

Warrior Mindset

In 2017 Shaun Tomson celebrated the fortieth anniversary of winning the 1977 IPS World Title. The only Saffa ever to do so. This exchange with Adriano De Souza, the 2015 WSL title holder is priceless if you have any aspirations of gold and glory as a competitive...
Frankie O

Frankie O

Matt Warsaw’s Encyclopedia of Surfing post on Frankie Oberholzer goes like this:   “Camera-friendly pro surfer from Warner Beach, South Africa. Oberholzer was born (1972) in Port Elizabeth, raised in Warner Beach, south of Durban, and began riding waves at age...
HPSA Future Legends Winners’ Coaching Program

HPSA Future Legends Winners’ Coaching Program

In January, February and March this year the Legends hosted and ran a series of three events, The Future Legends Series. Talented junior surfers from all surf zones of South Africa were invited and from accumulated results over the three events the winners emerged. ...
The Greek

The Greek

  The first two things that struck me about ‘The Greek’, George Thomopoulos, when I first met him as a class mate at Glenwood High School in the early sixties were the size of his muscle and the size of his smile. The school had some big heroes like Rocky Ailwood...