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Giant Squid Crawls onto a Paddle Board in South Africa

What would you do if a Giant Squid started wrapping its tentacles around your paddle board like the Kraken? This video shows James Taylor handling it like a champ when an injured giant squid started wrapping itself around his Naish paddle board on the Melkbosstrand.

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Chris Bertish Announces Attempt At Solo & Unassisted Transatlantic SUP Crossing

World-renowned big wave surfer, Guinness SUP World Record holder, speaker and adventurer, Chris Bertish, announced the details surrounding his groundbreaking expedition, #theSupCrossing at a press conference held on July 20 at Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The expedition will mark the greatest ocean adventure ever attempted, the very first solo, SUP transatlantic crossing, unsupported and unassisted, on a custom-made six meter stand up paddle board/craft.

Challenges Force World Record Attempt To Fail

Earlier last week we reported that Chris Bertish, in partnership with Cipla Foundation, was going to attempt a second try at breaking the world record for the current 24-hour stand-up paddleboard (SUP) world record. Unfortunately, due to extreme weather conditions and hypothermia, Chris had to withdraw from his 2nd attempt over 30km into his journey.

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Standup Paddling South Africa

South African standup paddling surfer Oswald Smith sent us this clip of him and his friends catching some fun ones at his local spot, Strand.

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9 Year Old's First Downwind Run

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - We stumbled across this awesome video of year old Cape Tonion, Cameron Tripney, on his first downwind run from Milerton to Big Bay.

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Supconnect Athlete Profile: Greg Bertish

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - This week’s Supconnect Profile looks at the life of South African Greg Bertish, a respected big wave surfer, National lifeguarding representative and competitive stand up paddle boarder.

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Paddle Boarding Cape Town, South Africa

The city of Cape Town is crowned and guarded by Table Mountain, one of the new Seven Natural Wonders Of The World. Today we're taking you through some of the finer points about the paddling scene in and around the city, giving you a taste of what to expect from this bucket-list location.

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Robben Island SUP Mission

Have you paddled with sharks lately? Off the coast of South Africa lies the small, history-rich Robben Island. Surrounded by bone-chill waters patrolled by very large sharks, this isn't your everyday stand up paddle session.

Pool-Wave SUP Contest in South Africa

When ancient Hawaiians first started stand up paddle surfing, never in their wildest dreams would they have imagined their traditional sport being performed on a man- made wave in the middle of South Africa.

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Epic Artificial Stand Up Paddle Wave

The Coreban team was not only invited to stand up paddle the artificial wave at Sun City, but also ride it. When we first heard about the African man-made wave hundreds of miles from the nearest coastline our thoughts were obviously mixed with different images.

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