Make no bones about it, South Africa’s Cave Rock is one of the best waves on the planet. It offers gaping right-hand tubes reminiscent of Backdoor or Off The Wall, and it’s for that reason a group of South African surfers have built their lives around surfing it.

In this clip former CT’er Ricky Basneet, Jordy Smith, Shaun Tomson and more give an insight into the history of the wave and some of the surfers who’ll be forever woven into the fabric of the place.