Red Bull Rally dos Ventos

Red Bull Rally dos Ventos

Kiteboarders from around the world gathered in northeastern Brazil this past Saturday for the first edition of the Red Bull Rally dos Ventos, a unique competition that sees athletes travel across both sand and water. Local hero Alexandre Neto won the men’s event, with Kristiin Oja from Estonia the fastest woman. The Lençóis Maranhenses National […]

Wake the Goon Video

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“The event Wake the Goon which was proudly supported by Fox Racing South Africa and this saw some of SA’s most talented wakeskaters battle it out behind the winch for the R5,000 prize purse. La Mercy Lagoon made the scene for this event and the weather was cold and windy but this did not hold […]

Wake Selfie – The quest for the ultimate selfie

A Day at the Dirty Habits Playground

Day at the Dirty Habits Playground with wakeboarders, Dylan Mitchell and Graham Howes in an attempt to capture the ultimate selfie while flying through the air while wake boarding and wake skating Day at the Dirty Habits Playground from Dirty Habits on Vimeo. At the Dirty Habits Playground – wake park in Cape Town. Info […]

Countdown to Red Bull X Fighters Pretoria

Local Hero Nick de Wit gears up for the Red Bull X-Fighters event on 23 Aug as Madiba looks on

(Pretoria, South Africa) – As the fight to be Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour Champion heats up between bikeflipping Tom Pagès (FRA), Levi Sherwood (NZL) and king of the double backflip Josh Sheehan (AUS) the City of Tshwane is preparing itself to play host to the world’s best Freestyle Motocross athletes. They’ll descend from all […]

Richard Branson and BEST buy the PKRA World Tour

richard branson buys pkra

  Richard Branson is preparing to buy the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA). The Virgin mogul, a passionate and avid kiteboarder, has bought the rights of the PKRA World Tour, in an unusual joint-venture agreement with BEST Kiteboarding and the Spanish entrepreneur behind clothing company Zara. According to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, the deal […]

Dirty Macaroni – Jaco Steyn

Dirty Macaroni – Jaco Steyn

Dirty Macaroni – Jaco Steyn from Dirty Habits on Vimeo. Jaco Steyn headed back to Indonesia to catch up on his tube time, not that he needed it after just returning from his last trip catching one of the best swells ever to hit Skeleton Coast in Namibia. Filmed. Kale Richards Kosie Steyn Dolfina Steyn […]

BEST kiteboarding – Everyone Knows 2015

The Best team met up to celebrate the arrival of the new 2015 gear. Everybody knows that the Best characters like to shred their hearts out! Luckily one does recover fast when accommodated in beautiful locations so the team also had the power to party hard, go dirt biking, go-carting, speed boating, skating… Filmed and […]

Shark Attack Muizenberg

Photo: Reza de Nicker

1 August 2014 at about 14:20 a surfer was attacked by a large Great White shark. According to our Muizenberg local surfer Reza De Nicker (the source, not the victim), who works at the Airush Head offices close to surfers corner. A young surfer aged 20 from Newlands was airlifted to hospital after he was […]

Melissa Colborne


Fresh off her win this past weekend at the CASA Cable Wake Tour Stop 2. Liquid Force and Roxy team rider Melissa Colborne is dominating on the ladies tour both at cable and boat events. She has 2 wakeboarding brothers, Jason and Chris, who have to spend many hours a week on the water just to […]

Xfighter Munich

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Sheehan wins summer fairytale at Red Bull X-Fighters Josh Sheehan double-backflipped his way to a spectacular victory at the Red Bull X-Fighters stop in Munich, a mid-summer fairytale that threw the championship battle into a heated two-way contest ahead of the season finale in South Africa. MUNICH (Germany) – Australia’s Josh Sheehan beat Taka Higashino […]

Wake the Goon, SA’s 1st wakeskate winch event

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Wake the Goon is a wake skating event which will be held at the La Mercy Lagoon. When: 26 July 2014 11:00 AM –26 July 2014 3:00 PM, Where: Durban, La Mercy Lagoon Troy and his crew have been wake skating the La Mercy Lagoon for the past year and this sport has been shown […]

Help send Tristan Lev to Worlds in Brazil

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In May 2014, young Tristan Lev took out the Under 18 South African Longboard Title of SA Champs in St Francis, Eastern Cape. This year this prestigious title affords Tristan entry into the upcoming Longboard World Champs taking place in Brazil in September. Name: Tristan Lev Home town : Big Bay Favourite spot: Elands bay […]

el Jimador Surf Classic this weekend.

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el Jimador Tequila, in partnership with Zigzag and Mahala, will be hosting the very first Agave Surf Classic at Big Bay, Blouberg, Cape Town between 24 – 31 May. The premium 100% agave tequila has teamed up with local shaper Ian Armstrong and carpenter Jason Hayes to produce five unique agave surfboards, which contestants will […]

Drones Banned in South Africa. With Immidiate Effect

Ripslix productions, Tom Court Flying drone off of table mountain

Cape Town – The use of flying drones with mounted cameras has been banned with immediate effect in South Africa by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). This makes it illegal for any TV news operation, productions doing film shoots, people shooting documentaries, TV series or film agencies to use drones. SACAA issued an […]

Dirty Habits visit Madagascar.

Dirty Habits visit Madagascar.

The Dirty Habits crew, Pro kiteboarder Graham Howes and danish film maker Louis Larsen recently visited the uncharted Northern coast of Madagascar, in the Diana Region of Diego Suarez. Over the course of 2 weeks they not only rode and competed at the best freestyle spots in the country, they also searched for new unridden […]