Nahoon Beach |

A South African surfer from East London is demanding R600 - €55/$80 - from the Buffalo City Municipality, after having to pay medical bill for E.coli bacterial poisoning.

Billy Kruger got the first symptoms five day after surfing at Nahoon Beach where, by the way, sharks were spotted.

The South African surfer also had to take time off work, as he started suffering from severe stomach pains and nausea.

E.coli (Escherichia coli bacteria) is often found in undercooked or raw meat, unpasteurized milk, contaminated swimming pools, oceans and lakes.


Dillon Perillo

After assessing conditions all morning, event organizers opted to call a lay day for the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy.

Swamping high tides and small surf in the one-foot (0.5 metre) range at North Narrabeen this morning gave way to nasty onshore winds without much improvement by midday. However, despite today’s less-than-ideal conditions, swell projections are calling for an increase in size over the next several days and event organizers are eager to resume competition as soon as possible.

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:30am to assess conditions for a possible 7am start.

When competition resumes, up first will be either the opening heats of the men’s Round 2 or the women’s Quarterfinals.


Over The Falls is the new arcade surfing game for the iPhone

‘Over the Falls’ is the latest surfing game for the iPhone / iPodTouch and takes you on an epic journey through colourful locations - from graceful Long Boarding, through wave-tricks & big-aerial stunts, to high-octane barrel-riding as seen through the Surfer’s eyes.

On your way to becoming a Surf legend you will master the Take-Off, blend Surfing-with-Style, Tube-Time, BIG-Air and Acrobatics to complete a large number of challenges and earn credits (plus the respect of your peers).

Spend your credits with the ‘Shaper’ where you can design (and upgrade) your Surfboard. Changing the template, shape, fin assignment and graphics will radically alter dynamic of the board in the water, allowing you to get just the right combination of speed, carving and stability you will need to progress.

The game runs in a full 3D environment and employs slow-motion and action cameras to give a cinematic experience. Both Male and Female characters are included. The game is also loaded with information on the top surf locations from around the world (courtesy of and on the evolution of the Surfboard.