Month: June 2017

Ladies Day At The Ballito Pro

The girls are on today for the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong women’s QS 1000 at Ballito. © Luke Patterson The girls are on today for the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong women’s QS 1000 at Ballito. © Luke Patterson Finals day in Ballito at the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel and […]

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Juniors Step Up

Finals day of the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel offered a contestable stage for the third stop of the grom invasion. A busy South African season has seen a steady increase in the standard of surfing as the juniors are vying for that top spot in the rankings. The little humans on […]

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Billabong Jnr Series #3 – It’s Finals Day

Finals day in Ballito at the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel and it’s firing! Image By Ryan Janssens. Finals day in Ballito at the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel and it’s firing! Image By Ryan Janssens. The solid swell and cross shore wind combo is presenting many lofty air […]

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Top Seeds Tumble at Billabong Junior Series

Many of the country’s top ranked junior surfers tumbled out of contention on Day 2 of the Billabong Junior Series pres. by All Aboard Travel as the inconsistent, peaky head-high waves at Willard Beach in Ballito played havoc with their heat strategies, leading to major upsets. A total of six of the top eight WSL […]

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Check this Winner!

Yes ladies and gentlemen, there is a time for beginnings and a time for endings, this here right now is an ending. But it’s also a celebration. A happy conclusion of our epic Corona Bucket List competition! One of you lucky surf fans, (well one of the 156 who entered) has scooped the grand prize […]

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The Big Mama Returns to Ballito

The undisputed ‘big mama’ of surf events kicked off yesterday in style with the fourth stop of the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard travel. From the 27th June to the 9th July, Willard Beach will host the top juniors, women and men from local beaches and around the globe for the 49th edition […]

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Surf Hard, Cash In

Forget claims and hoots. Imagine pulling off a sick surf move, or just surfing your guts out, and being rewarded immediately by someone standing on the beach with an envelope full of cash! Well that’s the plan. Zigzag along with Monster will be rewarding the hottest surfing outside of the contest heats at the Billabong […]

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Juniors take Flight

Some swell and a cross-shore wind is presenting some fun ramps for the grom invasion at the third stop of the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel, and the opening event of the Ballito Pro Surf Festival. Stay tuned for more action. Image by: Luke Patterson  The solid swell and cross shore wind […]

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Juniors Kickstart the Ballito Pro Surf Festival

Action at the Ballito Pro Surf Festival is officially underway with the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel. Info below. Watch the site for regular daily features, galleries and video. – Press Release Event: Billabong Junior Series pres. by All Aboard Travel Status: World Surf League JQS1,000 events for U18 Men & Women […]

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Jordy Smith Cape Town Pro in Pics

While the Jordy Smith Cape Town Pro presented by O’Neill was battered by a deep low pressure, producing wild winds and 5 meter swells on Friday and Saturday, the storm blew itself out by Sunday. Alas, the ‘Brazilian Storm’ intensified into finals day with Alex Ribeiro, winner of the SA Open in Durban last weekend, […]

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Don’t Dalla with the Masala – Ricky Basnett

From cyclone barrels in Durban to picture-perfect A-frames back home in the Eastern Cape, take a look at some of what Ricky Basnett has been up to recently in this kiff self-edited clip. Follow Ricky on Instagram – @rickbobbasnett. from Zigzag Magazine http://ift.tt/2sHL6Ej via IFTTT

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Indigo Skate Camp Needs You

What you up to this weekend, bra?! If you’re anywhere near KZN, why not head out to the Indigo Skate Camp in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, take in some rural scenery, breathe some fresh air and lend a hand fixing up their skate ramps. As Dallas Oberholzer explains: “Indigo Skate Camp is looking […]

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The Jordy Smith Pro Blows Into Cape Town

Jordy Smith’s signature Cape Town Pro event (presented by O’Neill), the final WQS 1000 of the SA surf season, has just kicked off in Cape Town in heaving, stormy conditions! Check out the sick video and Day 1 highlights gallery below. And watch this space for more updates from the cold and stormy grind! from […]

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Sequence of the Week – Jordan Alexander

Navigating deep bowls, wind and rail grabs in Sri Lanka… Find out what happened in this week’s Sequence of the Week pres. by Billabong featuring Jordan Alexander photographed by Greg Ewing. Click images for full size… from Zigzag Magazine http://ift.tt/2sxiaid via IFTTT

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Coco Ho joins Skullcandy

Hawaiian surfer Coco Ho has joined the Skullcandy team. Coco Ho comes from Hawaiian surfing royalty, but living off the cachet of her family name is not how she rolls. From landing her first sponsorship at 8, to becoming the youngest female to qualify for the World Surf League Women’s World Tour at 17, Coco […]

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Surfing Solo – Sri Lanka 1974

Back when there were huts instead of hotels, people wrote letters instead of Whatsapp’s and surfing a world class wave (naked) was a solitary act… Guitar-maker and St. Francis local, Marc Maingard, lived the 1970s Sri Lankan surf dream. Here he tells us how he remembers today’s surf mecca as his entry into the Write […]

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SNEAK PEAK – 41.5

Fear of missing out. Fear of the future. Fear of letting a good spine go to waste in an office-chair. Or fear of the mammoth wave about strike down upon your cranium. We all have fear. But we could all do with a little less of it… On the cover of the new Zigzag 41.5 […]

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SNEAK PEEK 41.5

Fear of missing out. Fear of the future. Fear of letting a good spine go to waste in an office-chair. Or fear of the mammoth wave about strike down upon your cranium. We all have fear. But we could all do with a little less of it… On the cover of the new Zigzag 41.5 […]

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Indo Nomad – ft. Tyde Gatcke

Ride along with Tyde Gatcke, who features in the latest issue of Zag (Vol 41.5) in a feature titled ‘Nomads’. The shredder from East London traded in his wetsuits and has based himself in Bali for the past few years, where he has been doing a lot of this. Follow Tyde’s adventures on Instagram – […]

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LogJam Wrap

The LogJam and Muizenberg Festival put on a globally unique and diverse beach culture event. The founders have tapped a rich vein of art, single-fin longboarding and music, and the positive reviews of its 3rd and latest edition sing a tune of overwhelming approval. Overflowing with stoke, founder and organizer, Liam Bulgen, shared his feelings […]

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