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by Yves Van den Meerssche

The Next Porsche

Many years have passed since this 955 Porsche Cayenne S has been inside the showroom of a dealership, but lets see how well this vehicle is holding up all these years later. The first-generation models are hard to match when it comes to bang-for-the-buck
Technology 6 min read
by Yves Van den Meerssche

Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof

This mansion from 1724, built in Louis XIV style, is located only 500 metres from the Ghent city centre. The menu of LOF Restaurant is based on the gastrobar concept of the famous Dutch chef Ron Blaauw. Chef Hannes Vandebotermet translates this concept into beautiful dishes
Travel 2 min read
by Craig Jarvis

Surf The Alps

There is no waiting around for anything to reload or to settle or to fill up. Up to 1,000 waves per hour. On the upper levels of surfing – Advanced and Expert – you can expect around 10 surfers on each side, riding lefts and rights, and each surfer getting 12 waves or more.
Athletes 4 min read
by Craig Jarvis

The Dawn Patrol Of The Mentawais

Rumours of more endless lefts, peeling forever, at various remote islands and atolls. LTL Surf Charters plants trees to offset your carbon footprint. We plant 100 trees if you book a private charter. Sounds good?
Travel 9 min read
by Craig Jarvis

A Shipwreck Leads To Perfection

In 1973 a 20-year-old Australian set off on a journey of a lifetime, to discover the world and to find his destiny. As fortune would have it, the boat in which Tony Hinde was in became shipwrecked, and his initial Jeffreys Bay mission scuttled.
Travel 6 min read
by Yves Van den Meerssche

Standing eight to 10 hours a day

"It was like the Wild West, and even being local didn’t help – my first Nikon setup was stolen from my house!" Being a local, female surf photographer in those days offered Rogers a little advantage when it came to behind-the-scenes access.
Photography 3 min read
by Craig Jarvis

Dungeons, Dragons, and Duckdives

I was drifting while watching these guys ride massive waves. On cue, everyone in the photography boat started shouting. At me, at the ocean, at life in general. I started paddling, rattled by the screaming, and as I crested the first wave, I saw it. It was a monster double-up.
Athletes 5 min read
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