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One giant leap for the sport of surfing as it is officially announced as an Olympic Sport: 

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  • Breaking News: Reigning World Champion Adriano de Souza has entered the 2016 Ballito Pro presented by Billabong 
Visit to get the scoop
  • Some of the best female surfers in the country will be taking
  • To celebrate the start of Ballito Pro month, we are giving you the chance to win VIP status at the event. 
To enter to win 2 x VIP passes, @monsterenergy merchandise and a one year @zigzagsurf  subscription just tag a mate who you would bring with you if you won // Winners announced 10 June
  • Some of the country's top surfers will be going for broke on Sunday, June 26th in our Ballito Pro presented by Billabong Trials in order to win a golden ticket into the main event. 
Head down to Willard Beach, catch the action and show some support for the Saffas
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  • Fire Up Your Stoke, A Night of Food and Wine is a one-night-only culinary extravaganza that will held in conjunction with the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong 2016, and cooks from as young as three years old will be showcasing their passion and talent.

If you are a cook, restaurant owner, chef or want to get involved with this event, please email for an entry form
  • Pic of the day: Fiery horizons start off the weekend

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  • Throwing it back to 2011, when Ballito's chunky barrels separated the men from the boys. Were you there?

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  • #TubeTuesday featuring @mitchcrews 
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  • Sunrise surf check ✔️
  • Are you ready for three nights of FREE concerts this July at Salt Rock beach followed by afterparties at Crush Ballito all featuring some of SA's top artists?

Artist line up to be released soon, watch this space

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  • Sun rises over another day in paradise

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  • This is going down in just under 5 weeks. Will your face be in the crowd?
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  • It's the weekend and we're coming in hot

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  • A new addition to this year's Ballito Pro is the @billabongsa Junior Series featuring some of the countries top junior surfers going down at Willard beach from 22 - 25 June
  • With the event fast approaching and some of the biggest names in surfing entering, who do you want to see at The 2016 Ballito Pro presented by Billabong?

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World’s Longest Continuously Running Professional Surfing Event

  • 1969
    First event:
    Durban 500

  • 1971
    Event renamed:
    Gunston 500

  • 1976
    World Pro
    Tour Debut

  • 2000
    Event renamed:
    Mr Price Pro

  • 2009
    Event moved
    to Ballito

  • 2015
    Event renamed:
    Ballito Pro