Monthly Archive: July, 2017

Greg Minnaar Wins Oakley X-Over 2017

After a huge day of competition, today 21 July, legendary Greg Minnaar  was crowned the 2017 Oakley X-Over Champion. After a win at the Mountain Bike Race and a third placing  at this… Continue reading

Shark enters same surf lineup as Mick Fanning again

Australian Mick Fanning (AUS), a 3X World Surf League (WSL) champion, who encountered an aggressive Great White during the opening minutes of the 2015 Final at Jeffreys Bay, resulting in one of the… Continue reading

Jordy scores perfect 20, gains entry into surfing record books

Two-time event winner 2010- 2011 and current No 3 on the Jeep Leaderboard surfer Jordy Smith  from South Africa posted a perfect 20 heat total in his Round 3 match-up with 2017 WSL… Continue reading

Chokka boat aground off Cape St Francis, 8 crew missing

  Eight people are missing from a chokka boat that ran aground and crashed on rocks in stormy seas and fierce winds at Cape St Francis’ Sunset Rocks early this morning The name… Continue reading

World surfing event in Jeffreys Bay started this morning

The Corona Open J-Bay World S|urfing League event has startedat Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, this morning , 15 July.   Today’s event will see a two South African surfers face each… Continue reading

Cape St Francis Resort to host Chokka Trail

Edited by Bev Mortimer Following on from its highly successful hosting of the last month’s Expedition Africa, the Cape St Francis Resort will again be the host for the Bestmed Chokka Trail Run… Continue reading

Intense rivalry forecast for JBay world surfing event

Edited by Bev Mortimer The stage is set for a tough battle between the top five leading surfers on the Jeep Leaderboard, who are separated by just 600 points. Excitement and nervous energy… Continue reading

Lions escape from Kruger Park

Breaking… Four lions escaped from the Kruger National Park last night.  The South African National Parks (SANParks) has warned the community of Matsulu in Mpumalanga to be on the lookout for SANParks has… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle June 2017 edition is now online

The June 2017 print edition of St Francis Chronicle is available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa, for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe.   Click on… Continue reading

2017 National Arts Festival Award winners

More than two hundred productions premiered on the Fringe at The National Arts Festival this year, it was no easy feat for the Ovations Awards panel to make their way through the Festival’s… Continue reading