Women who SUP: Brigette van Aswegen

Name: Brigette van Aswegen
Age: I am 21 years old with 20 years experience (…Good answer there B)

1. Tell us a bit about yourself.
I live in Kommetjie and I am a mum. I have insanely gorgeous and hysterical twins girls who share the love of the ocean like me. In fact Mia came 5th at her first South African Long Board Champs in Mossel Bay in April. I work in a very dynamic team in the property department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs in the Foreshore and am very driven. Continue reading “Women who SUP: Brigette van Aswegen”

Who is Jon Cole?

Cape Town SUP caught up with Jon Cole, the shaper behind Zeal Surf who innovates and creates some of the best SUP & surfboards on the market…

Here is how that went down…

1. Ok… so tell us about who you are and what do you do?
I work in the timber construction industry , but have also worked with yachts, in wood and fibreglass. I am a believer in the Messiah, and the path guided by the Holy Spirit. I have two awesome young sons, who are also learning to surf. Continue reading “Who is Jon Cole?”

Spots: Muizenberg

Muizenberg aka Surfer’s Corner is probably the most famous and well know beginner surf spot in Cape Town. It is one of the few spots in the Cape Peninsula that has waves all year round and it’s gentle, rolling waves is suited to everyone especially long-boarders and stand up paddle boarders. Even onshore here is more or less ride-able. The added bonus is that its waters are approximately 6 °C warmer than those of spots on the Atlantic side, thus you don’t always need a wetsuit. Continue reading “Spots: Muizenberg”