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Surf Athletes

Spencer Rowson & Anna Brock Win Kaikoura Grom Comp

Derek Morrison
Spencer Rowson and Anna Brock win the premier Under 18 divisions at the final round of The Connect Group SISA South Island Grom Series. The fourth and final event of the The Connect Group South Island Grom Series concluded at Meatworks, Kaikoura at the weekend. The event took place with......
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In Conversation: Tao and Zen Mouldey

Isaac Chadwick
Filmmaker Isaac Chadwick sits down with power siblings Tao and Zen Mouldey at the South Island Surfing Champs. Here’s an insight into how their sibling rivalry works for them both … Andy and Bruce Irons. Christian and Nathan Fletcher. Griffin and Crosby Colapinto. These are just a few examples of......

The Bittersweet Arrival Of A Cyclone Swell

Derek Morrison
From a dark cloud of calamity emerges a swell like no other. This is the story of Cyclone Gabrielle … It’s a bittersweet tale for the surf community. While Cyclone Gabrielle tore communities apart throughout the North Island, days later its swell brought communities together. The ominous sight of Cyclone......

Watch: Cyclone Gabrielle Sweeps Into Canterbury

Derek Morrison
Nineteen-year-old Chilean filmmaker Fernando Jara brings us this cinematic insight into the arrival of the Cyclone Gabrielle swell as it rolled into Christchurch and eventually found favour on the banks of Taylor’s Mistake. Fernando is a budding cinematographer who arrived in New Zealand when he was 15 to join his......
Surf Athletes

Kehu Butler Second At Tweed Coast Pro

Derek Morrison
Kehu Butler finishes second at the Oakberry Tweed Coast Pro held at Cabarita and rockets to 13th in rankings. Jordy Lawler and Sarah Baum have kicked off their 2023 competitive season perfectly with wins at the Oakberry Tweed Coast Pro World Surf League QS 5000 with Kehu giving Jordy a......
Surf Athletes

Ricardo Is Back! Kiwis Shine At Tweed Coast Pro

Derek Morrison
Former World Championship Tour surfer Ricardo Christie is back. The talented Gizzy surfer has started his 2023 QS campaign at the Oakberry Tweed Coast Pro held at Cabarita with an impressive Round of 64 heat win. The action for Day 3 of the 2023 Oakberry Tweed Coast Pro World Surf......

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