Patrick Wayne Swayze, the American actor behind the surfing movie "Point Break" has died today, aged 57, after losing a 20-month battle against a pancreatic cancer.
Clean three-to-four foot surf groomed by light offshore winds greeted event organizers this morning, prompting the call for the completion of Round 3 of the Hurley Pro Trestles to at 8am.
Willian Cardoso (BRA), 23, won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star Movistar Pantin Classic today in Galicia, North West of Spain, after defeating fellow finalist Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA), 35, in clean off-shore two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves in a 100% Brazilian final.
Surfing South Africa will position three Shark Shield devices attached to buoys at the backline of Nahoon Reef in East London throughout the 2009 Mr Price SA Open of Surfing which takes place this Saturday & Sunday.
It was a short nonetheless intense day of action with the Quarterfinals of the ASP WQS 5-Star Movistar Pantin Classic taking place in good quality three to four foot (1 to 1.2 meter) waves.
A flood of enquiries about participation in the attempt to break the Guinness World Record (GWR) for the ‘most surfers riding the same wave’ have been received from Cape Town surfers for the event that will be held at Muizenberg on 4 October as part of the Earthwave global surfing and sustainable lifestyle festival.