Merel van Leeuwen, left, Bongani Xulu, Chanelle Hardcastle and Ayanda Mguni

To mark the 50th edition of the elite surfing contest, The Ballito Pro and KwaDukuza are gearing up for a programme of non-stop entertainment to celebrate this milestone event from 21 June to 1 July. Themed #LiveTheLegacy, the world’s longest running professional surfing competition will commemorate a historic occasion with fun beachside activities, festive cooking contests, quality retail offerings and some special proceedings to honour the event’s roots.