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Dave Richards

Testing conditions, solid overhead surf and crosshore winds made life difficult for competitors and officials alike on Day Two of the 2009 South Coast Tourism South African Surfing Championships at St Mikes but according to those in the know, the wind will switch overnight and the prediction is that the final two days of the tournament will deliver epic surf.

South American Beach Games confirmed in Uruguay

The South American Sports Organization (ODESUR) has confirmed that the First South American Beach Games will be held from December 3 to 13 in Montevideo and Punta del Este, Uruguay and Surfing is going to be an official sport in this historic occasion.

Jamie Mitchell wins the Honoula Ocean Paddle Race on the Gold Coast

Australian paddling star Jamie Mitchell (Currumbin, Queensland) made sure history didn’t repeat today, storming to victory in the Honoula Ocean Paddle Race on the Gold Coast.

Canadian military forbids surfing in Cow Bay point break

A left-peeling point break located on property owned by the Canadian military in the Cow Bay-area is off limits to surfers, according to a military spokesperson.

Gavin Roberts

Competitors in the first round of the Men's and Under 20 Boys Divisions of the 2009 South Coast Tourism South African Surfing Championships were treated to typical six foot St Mikes surf on Day One of this premier Surfing South Africa event and made the best of the conditions.

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