An Envy-Inducing Portrait of Cape Town

The group makes a persuasive verbal argument, to be sure, but it’s their surfing in and around Cape Town, whether ducking behind some of the most azure curtains one can imagine or pushing the limits of human potential at Sunset Reef and Dungeon’s (two of the world’s premier big wave spots separated only by a bay), that makes the most convincing case.

The gorgeously-shot, 15-minute short, “Chapter 1: Mother City,” features a dynamic group of South African surfers from John Whitmore (the grandfather of surfing in the region) to WSL Longboard Champ Steven Sawyer to ‘CTers Jordy Smith and Mikey February to a litany of the area’s top big-wave surfers, including Frank Solomon and Matt Bromley.

Jutting extraneously south into the Southern Hemisphere, Cape Town, South Africa picks up swell year-round and offers as wide a spectrum of surf as you could imagine. “From 8 foot to 50 foot, Cape Town has it all,” says local big wave hellman Josh Redman.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

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