Monthly Archive: October, 2014

EP surfers pipped to the post by KwaZulu-Natal Central at SA champs

KwaZulu-Natal Central won the Freedom Cup after obtaining the highest score of  29 450 points at the 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs in Jeffreys Bay today.  Eastern Cape was second with 26 612 points and… Continue reading

One man missing, another found dead at Swartkops River

Two men in their 20s reportedly jumped one after the other off the Swartkops River Bridge north of Port Elizabeth today and the body of one has been found while the other man… Continue reading

Eastern Cape shines at Lilizela awards 2014

The Eastern Cape shone at the 2014 Lilizela awards in Johannesburg last night,  9 October. Port Elizabeth’s Raggy Charters run owned by Lloyd Edwards took home the Best Marine Encounters in the whole… Continue reading

Tourism industry goaded to build on successes for future growth – Hanekom

Despite the global financial crisis and all other challenge, the tourism industry has continued to grow.  This is according to Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, who says South Africa like any other leisure destination… Continue reading

South Africa to sign agreement with France on peaceful uses of nuclear energy

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is to sign an agreement for the safe use of nuclear energy with France.  Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj, said today, 10 October 2014, that  in terms of section 231… Continue reading

Jordy Smith 3rd behind John John in France

 South Africa’s Jordy Smith clinched third place in the Quiksilver Pro France, Stop No. 9 of 11 on the ASP World Championship (WCT), to move up to 9th on the rankings with two… Continue reading

Hurley SA Junior Champs at JBay this week

The 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs from 8-12 October will showcase the country’s top surfers aged 17-and-younger in the iconic, high-performance waves of the Lower Point at Jeffreys Bay when the premier junior… Continue reading

Great results at Billabong Junior Series at Seals

Small and onshore waves didn’t deter the best junior surfers in the country as they tore the Seal Point waves apart in their bids for event and series titles. In an exciting finish… Continue reading

Top performances by surfers at Seals

  The Seal Point line-up from above © Flip Media Seal Point, Cape St Francis – Light offshore conditions and a clean three to four-foot swell revealed itself at first light for day… Continue reading

Crystal shines in the surf on Day 1 at at Seals

Solid lines greeted the competitors for day one of the Billabong Junior Series presented by BOS at the classic right-hand point-break of Seal Point in Cape St Francis. © Crystal Hulett from St… Continue reading