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rdtNorth Core Surf & Skate was established by Richards Bay local Rheinhard du Toit who opened the doors for business in the Meerensee Mall in November 2010. Rheinhard had previously been managing two branches of 360° Surf and when the owner decided to close and sell the shops he used the knowledge, contacts and professionalism gained from his many years in the action sports industry to realise his dreams in opening his own store.

The store aims to supply the latest in core equipment and accessories to surfers, bodyboarders, skateboarders and other action sports in Zululand as well as keeping on top of the lastest in lifestyl apparel trends in each season. North Core currently stocks all major labels and will try and help you source an item if they do not have it in stock.

As the store owner and manager, Rheinhard is always on hand to offer you the best advice in choosing your gear whether you are just starting out or an experienced rider. As an accomplished bodyboarder of almost twenty years, an impressive competitive record as well as over eight years in the surf industry he is more than qualified to assist you in getting the most out of your sport.

Over the years Rheinhard has been very proactive in the development of core sports with an impressive reputation of supporting events and competitors alike through sponsorship and management. Support is given for all the sports and there are plans underway to host North Core club events to further develop and find talented riders. 

Come and visit our small store with the big heart and score some core!