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

Heilie gets gold again at World Transplant Games

By Bev Mortimer Heilie Uys from Cape St Francis has once again returned with the gold – last month she won two gold medals in the 2011 World Transplant Games (WTG) in Sweden.… Continue reading

Kelly’s no show boosts Travis’ career

Photo: ASP/ Cestari Travis Logie replaced Kelly Slater in Billabong Pro J-Bay and advances now to Round 3.  South Africa’s Travis Logie received a welcome boost to his campaign to requalify for the… Continue reading

No electricity for many as boat out-riggers hit powerlines

The out-riggers of a boat that was being towed behind a truck hit the power lines in Tarragona Road, Sea Vista at about 9 am today, causing a power failure for almost 5… Continue reading

Billbong restarts in 1 metre waves

Round 2 of the Billabong Pro J-Bay started  in shoulder to head-high one metre waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay this morning. Organisers deliberated from first light until 9 am before giving the go-ahead to… Continue reading