About Dirty Habits

Dirty Habits is an exciting online board riding magazine showcasing the latest in board riding news, videos, photos, event, features, interviews and more about kiteboarding, wakeboarding, surfing and skateboarding.

Nowadays everyone has a blog, 2 Twitter accounts, Facebook, Instagram and a Vimeo page. What does it all mean? A fractured audience looking for someone to tune out the noise, well Dirty Habits has taken up that cause.

On Dirty Habits online platform, we strive to be both a filter and a producer of the best content online in every medium, from magazine-quality photos to exclusive digital features. In addition, we curate compelling work from blogs, other magazines, brands and individuals around the web every day

Board Riding:

We are in an era where people choose not to be identified by the type of board they own and being called a ‘skater’ or ‘a surfer’ is no longer an accepted term for us multiple board users. Most of us can admit to having more than 2 boards in our household, be it a surfboard, skateboard, kiteboard, SUP or longboard. We all share a common idea that we can experience and share freedom and unrivaled energy through many different mediums. Dirty Habits is a platform where people come to share their ‘stoke’ and be inspired by other riders.


The site boasts content of the best board riders local and international doing what they do best. From locally produced video to international photo shoots with world champions and extreme athletes pushing the limits.

ruben leaves slingshot and joins best kiteboard

Image: (c) Kolesky / Nikon / Red Bull Content Pool)

Becoming a Board Rider:

If you are interested in becoming a board rider, you can find all the info on how and where to start on dirty habits. From where to take lessons to where to buy the gear, ‘how-to’ tutorials for beginners and exerts , shop listings of whats brands they stock, and which stores are running discounts. If you already have a garage full of boards, this is the place to go to fuel your interest with latest gear and spot guides.

Planning an event?

We will help you promote your event in the form of a web banner on dirtyhabits.org, as well as on facebook and other social media platforms. This will help you get maximum coverage and attendance to your event.

We have staff photographers at your event taking action and lifestlye photographs. Once the event is finished we will then write an article and wrap up of the event, including results and picture’s and publish it on dirtyhabits.org and other social media sites. The article will be posted the very next day after the event, when the hype is at it’s peak.


Dirty Habits is a Board Culture, with a family extended around the world, we produce authentic merchandise that our riders choose to associate themselves with that represent the culture that we are. Our products are available world wide from https://palmeralocal.com/dirtyhabits as well as in selected surf shops in Cape Town.

dirty habits clothing

Board Directory:

List of surf, kite, skateboard, wake shops around the western Cape and SA

Accommotion for board ridiers at world class spots including Bloubergstrand (Kitebeach) Elands Bay and Jeffreys Bay (Supertubes)

List of school where you can take lessons at different locations.

Hangout spots for board riders, cafe’s, beach bars and surf clubs.

The Team

Dirty Habits team consists of some of the top riders in the world, We support them and give them exposure though our brand, and work with them pushing the limits in board riding photography new stunts.

Some of Dirty Team include, Nick Jacobsen (Denmark) -the kiter who jumped off the Seli 1 ship crane in Cape Town, Dylan Mitchell (CPT) one of SA’s best wakeboarders, Luke Mcgilliwie (CPT) SA’s no.1 Kitesurfer, Oswald Smith (Strand) SA’s no. 1 Kiteboarder,

Beach and Surf Webcams

Find every SA surf and beach webcam on 1 page and check the wave, wind and beach conditions before you head to the beach, it also helps when deciding which beach to go to for surfing and kiting. Webcams include Big Bay, Kite Beach, Gordons bay, Muizemberg

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Contact Us

Email:           Dirtyhabitsmag@gmail.com

Facebook:   /Dirtyhabitsmagazine

Instagram:  @dirtyhabitsmag

Twitter:       @dirtyhabitsmag

hashtag:       #dirtyhabits

Mobile:        +27 (0)76 404 5852


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