Surf News, 18 February, Surfing has the ability to bridge great distances and cultural divides. When Hawaiian Eddie Aikau first visited South Africa in 1972 - 40 years ago - friendships were forged that would change the course of surfing and open new frontiers for the sport and its global community forever.
Today a new generation of surfers from South Africa and Hawaii are sharing big waves, good times, and a unique brotherhood. Join South Africa's leading big wave rider Grant "Twiggy" Baker and professional free-surfer Andrew Lange, who are currently visiting the North Shore. 40-min Talk followed by screening of "The Africa Project" surf film. Thursday, February 21, 8pm....
Twiggy brings African surf to Turtle Bay...A special engagement with one of the world's best BIG wave riders!
Turtle Bay Resort is host and a part-time home to many of the world’s elite surfers, stand-up paddlers and surf industry executives. It is the official partner and headquarters to some of the world’s premier ocean events including The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Pipeline Masters, SURFER Magazine Peer Poll Awards, SUP World Tour, Volcom Pipe Pro etc.