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

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