Jordy wins Billabong JBay, Parko in lead for ASP World title

Champion Jordy keeps South African flag flying! Photo: Billabong/ Karen Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, won the 2011 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay in a hard-fought Final over Mick Fanning (AUS), 30, in front of a… Continue reading

Jordy takes quarters, now through to the semi finals

Local favourite, South African Jordy Smith, used his past years of experience in Jeffreys Bay to choose  waves that offered the highest scoring potential and to take the quarterfinal victory over Damien Hobgood… Continue reading

Billabong Final Event is on from 7.30 this morning

The final day of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay at Supertubes  has been called ‘On!’ this morning with the Quarterfinals starting at 7:30 am. “The champion will be crowned this morning,” an Asp World… Continue reading

Epic surfing marathon of three rounds today at Billabong

The world’s best surfers put on a high-performance clinic today in pumping six-to-eight foot (2 – 2.5 metre) surf  at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay. Certainly making up for lost time  with all… Continue reading

Man bitten by shark

A 27 year-old male surfer and tour guide was admitted to an East London hospital after being bitten by a shark on his right lower leg and left upper arm. Dawid Struwig, 27,  who had been… Continue reading

Billabong: All eyes on Jordy vs Logie at 9.45 am

Anticipation is mounting for the local match-up between the two South Africans and  good friends,  Jordy Smith, the defending Billabong Pro J-Bay champion, and Travis Logie, a former five year stalwart on the ASP Dream… Continue reading

At last! Billabong Round 3 to kick off at 7.15 am today

Round 3 of the  Billabong Pro at Supertubes,  Jeffreys Bay, Event No. 4 of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season, will restart this morning at 7.15 am in consistent four-to-six foot (1.5… Continue reading

Hopes for high swells to restart Billabong tomorrow

Event organisers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:45am to assess conditions for a possible 7am start of the Billabong Pro at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay . Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys… Continue reading

Sand River bridge safe – except in floods

The current temporary bridge of the Sand River is quite safe and will be fine if it rains. That is the word from Marius Keyser, district roads engineer, Department of Roads. “It should… Continue reading

News flash!! Water restrictions to be lifted from 1 August

Kouga residents will have water restrictions lifted from 1 August 2011 according to an official source from Kouga Municpality this afternoon. This follows an announcment by the Port Elizabeth Metro yesterday afternoon that water restrictions have been… Continue reading