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Shark Dive – Aliwal Shoal – IT’S A WRAPPP !!.

Our 2 underwater cameramen Tyrone and Mark Addison made some amazing shots of the shark dive we made at Aliwal Shoal . Great visability, loads of wildlife which was very curious about us joining them !!.  All in all an … Continue reading

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BIG DAYS IN DURBAN

We packed our cars and headed for Durban after hearing about record swell conditions that were hitting the city beach breaks inc the infamous New Pier.. Too big and with a packed line up of Durban’s Finest for Lungani and … Continue reading

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KZN – South Coast Sessions

Finally after many days on the road we arrive to the South Coast home breaks from Andrew Lange – “Roosta” a fishermans son from the Umzimkulu river in Port Shepstone . Here will be our base for the next few weeks where … Continue reading

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Port St Johns

After meeting Avuyile Ndamase in East London, we drove with him to his home town in Port St Johns.  This town has a reputation for fatal  shark attacks on surfers the most recent in Jan 2011 – Avuyile’s younger brother.  ” Second … Continue reading

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East London – South Africa !

With 24hr’s to spare only in East London we made some of the most important and influential interviews with key characters – Mark Addison, SA’s top shark expert, Andrew Carter one of few people in with world to have survived … Continue reading

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Port Alfred – Lungani Memani

Finally we arrive to Port Alfred to meet up with Lungani Memani SA’s first Xhosa surfer to win all the border champs and compete for his country internationally. While in town we conducted a traditional Xhosa ceremony in Lungani’s parents … Continue reading

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Dawn shark research trip with Alison

4am early morning start with Alison and her research team to seal island off the coast of Muizenberg approx 8kms behind the lineup ! – Epic conditions for June with the sea boiling with dolfins – loads of seals and … Continue reading

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The sardines are running !

So new photos just in from our shark dive experts Bluewilderness – The 2011 Sardine run has started – June in South Africa is always the time of year with record swell conditions for amazing surf conditions and the whole … Continue reading

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Good News!!

The guys at Safari Surf have just designed and shaped a new board for Lungani Memani for the film !!  Thanks Spider !!

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Website hero’s

Many thanks Alex Constantinou and his team for the hard work – Then a special shout out to Niels Mulder at Studio Raar for the content details.. looks great guys.

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Check the detail!

Good work guys.. Thanks to Alex Constantinou for the wicked graphic’s ( Alex also designed our blog :www.surfingandsharks.com )

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Thanks Hoodlamb!!

Nice ! our sponsor gear from Hoodlamb Arrives – Thanks guys, it’s going to be winter when we get back to South Africa so these jackets will be our saviour !

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There it is!!

CUT AND POLISH – Now it’s looking like a film !!

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Moodboard Wall..

Then making the wall – looks like a plan !

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The moods..

Bringing words to life

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The strategy

Rough cut of the film strategy coming together      

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Back in Holland

Back in Holland – Time to get to work !  

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Home base time to digest..

Back at the Endless Summer – end of the road for our first visit to this great spot in the world..

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Cover Shot !

Andrew on the cover of ZIG ZAG a South African surf magazine, andrew is also busy with a surf/travel blog on their site..

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Andrew boosting

  Many thanks to Mr FOX . for these cool profile shots of Andrew Lange

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Ride that wave!!

Andrew getting busy!!  

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Andrew “Roosta” Lange

Meet Andrew “Roosta” Lange Sponsored  pro surfer Roosta tells us about his life style.  Llandudno, South Africa

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Umzimkulu river in Port Shepstone

Here is a typical river mouth in South coast of Kwazulu Natal- shark paradise the home of Andrew Lange .  Its common for some species of sharks to give birth to their young in these rivers making them potentially a dangerous … Continue reading

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Camera testing

Stefan  Van der Kamp – astonishing us with his skill

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Lungani shows us some of his awards – representing South Africa !! looking sharp lungani..

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Huck magazine presents

So . looks like he has quite a reputation !  

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Lungani is in the news

Lungani shares some of his fame and fortune with us.

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Guys got talent!

Lungani Memani Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Lungani Memani

Meet Lungani Memani Porth Elizabeth, South Africa

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BRAAI

Getting local BBQ style with an Ausi behind the South African grill!! Blouberg, Table View, South Africa

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Checking out swell @ every surfspot

Amazing spots to see – this spot is amazing.. Kelders, South Africa

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Up-Close

Great Shots from Stefan Van Der Kamp from the upper deck – Gansbaai South Africa

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Researching to the max..

  Shark Cage Diving Unlimited – Meeting up close with Great Whites and talking with the staff is exactly what we needed to know .. Gansbay, South Africa

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Walkin’ on down the road

‎6am Walking into Gansbaai Port – Shark Cage Diving City for Tourists Gansbay, South Africa

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Big

‎2 hrs later – the first one arrives – well worth the wait

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Into the wild

Talking to the locals – next stop Wilderness – MosselBay South Africa  

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Different Break

Good break – Mosselbay South Africa  

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Point Break

Point Break at Mossel Bay – South Africa  

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Roadtrippin

After surfing Wavescape’s backyard, Muizenberg and new info in hand it’s time to hit the road – JAN-FEB 2011  

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Nice Pictures!!

Road Tripping with a talented photographer – Stefan Van Der Kamp  

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Surf event @ Camps Bay

People gathering for a big surf event @ Camps Bay – South Africa  

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Shark Spotting Programme

Great idea guys – Shark Spotting Programme – A cool project to help reduce the number of shark encounters – attacks in South Africa’s beaches  

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They’ve seen it all!!

Muizenberg – South Africa Meeting the locals.. They had some stories to tell – they’ve been here and seen it all  

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The Map, drawn by N.D. Mazin

Check out this map!! ( wavescape ) – Looks like these are the places we have to visit – Time to start road tripping…  

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Alex Vliege and his Friends

Alex Vliege – Partial Owner of the Endless Summer Beachhouse and our host, introduces us to his local friends right in his front yard !!  

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vw vans

Looks like these guys live to ride    

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The Endless Summer Beachhouse

Arrival at the Endless Summer Beach House – basecamp for the research trip – So far thing’s look good from the front yard !!  

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We’re off!!

JAN 15th 2001 — Ok we’re off – Amsterdam to Capetown here we come!  

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