Billabong Round 3 event still on standby

Twenty four top surfers are still in contention at the Billabong Pro at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, though they are all on standby, owing to dismal surfing conditions yet again. Since 8 am today… Continue reading

Billabong Round 3 still on hold…

The Billabong Pro Round 3 has been put on hold twice this morning since 8 am. The next call will be at 9.45 am..

Feature: St Francis residents to fight the Kromme wind farm

  Do we want to be known as the ‘energy hub’ of South Africa? asked angry St Francis Bay home owners following the governmental go ahead for a wind farm to be developed on… Continue reading

Billabong Round 2 ends as bigger swells forecast for weekend

Round 2 of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay was completed in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) surf at  Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay this morning. Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, are… Continue reading

Stop press!! High hopes Kouga’s water restrictions will be eased!

High hopes have been raised among Kouga residents following an announcment by the Port Elizabeth Metro this afternoon that water restrictions have been eased in the PE municipal area. Owing to the lateness of… Continue reading

Damien scores at restart of Billabong Pro today

 Damien Hobgood beat fellow American contestant, Taylor Knox, this morning in Heat 7 of  Round 2 of the Billabong Pro at Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay. After waiting for the optimal tide this morning, event… Continue reading

Billabong Pro on hold again: next decision 10 am

Contest director Eric Stedman along with surfers rep Kieren Perrow and Head Judge Richie Porter  watched the incoming swell closely this morning and decided to go on hold. They will make the next call… Continue reading

Kim van Kets gets gold in St Francis Bay

St Francis Sport awarded Kim van Kets and her Tri The Beloved Country Expedition support team members with honorary gold medals last night at a special function.  Extreme trail runner and adventure athlete, … Continue reading

Another lay day today at Billabong

With only inconsistent, small o1-2 foot (0.5 metre) waves on offer this morning event organisers of  the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay again called competition off for the day. The Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay has… Continue reading

Lay day called today at JBay’s Billabong Pro

Many were down early at Supertubes in JBay this morning for the hopeful start at 7. 30  of the remaining heats of Round 2 of this year’s Billabong Pro. But an overnight drop in… Continue reading