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The Week in Review: Amtrak Crash Increases Attention on Infrastructure

An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 200.

At the time of the collision the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour, which is twice the limit, according to the National …

Transportation

This #southafrican grom is throwing buckets of snow. He is part of the Surf Shack Outreach program. We are stoked to see the @firewiresurfboards went to some serious shredders. @fcs_surf @stickybumpswax #stsfsouthafrica #southafrica

Nothing better than seeing groms ripping on boards we gave them. This is Mbuso of @surfshack_capetown hitting the lip with conviction! #stsfsouthafrica #southafrica #sharethestoke #surf #surfing @firewiresurfboards @fcs_surf

The #southafrican groms are absolutely shredding!!! #Repost @surfshack_capetown with @repostapp.・・・@sharethestoke Little Zahier competing in the Quik

A Volunteer Adventure

The Journey of a Lifetime

Little did we know when Fiona bounced the idea of a road trip up the coast, what we were truly up for, she had promised an …

When I first decided to go to South Africa I thought that I would be the teacher and they'd be the students. While I taught them math and english, they taught me much more important lessons. I miss them like crazy, and I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to go and meet such amazing individuals.

More photo's from our Friday mentorship program with the students from UCT. Images courtesy Daniel Schilperoort

Just opened our new Surfshack Volunteer Page so all our volunteers can stay in touch and share their experiences and pictures. We would love it if our volunteers could press the review button and write a short review. I know many of you have already e-mailed us but we seriously would appreciate the support to grow our volunteers program so that we can help more children and improve the service we deliver to them.

Surfshack Outreach and Volunteer Centre found a new home online, Keep updated with news and show your support for our groms.

So very proud of our little ones that have made the City of Cape Town Grom Surf Team. Congratulations to Lele, Zahier, Rukayah and David, your hard work has paid off.

A stoked Paul after after winning his 2nd longboard trial in a row, big thanks to Signature surfboards for hooking Him up with a sweet ride

Surfshack Outreach Choose2Care - Surfshack Surfschool Cape Town

When I first decided to go to South Africa I thought that I would be the teacher and they'd be the students. While I taught them math and english, they taught me much more important lessons. I miss them like crazy, and I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to go and meet such amazing individuals.

The orange group.

Freedom over fear, hope over hopelessness, yes dear friends, life instead of death. Victory is in those who know the character of our good God. In His compassion and calm, we see the purposefulness he has behind every situation you might face. Look up and laugh for he is love.

YESTERDAY - need I say much?

Win or lose / the promise remains / seek ask knock and HE WILL find answer and open

Little sad to be leaving Durban already tomorrow, woulda digged to get some more sun on my bum

Sell your cleverness and purchase bewilderment

Dream higher than the skies and deeper than the ocean

If I could sum up all I've learnt about life in just three words :: IT GOES ON ::