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Interview with Cold Water Classic Organiser and Founder Brenton Williams

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Featured, Latest News by Craig Jarvis

The Cold Water Classic open water swim at Marina Martinique is one of the original events that has survived from the original JBay Winterfest in 2013. To many it seems crazy – open water swimming in winter with many contestants forgoing wetsuits –  but it has a strong following and gets more entries every year. We had a chat with …

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This years’ Cold Water Classic lived up to its reputation of being the most extreme swim in the Eastern Cape!

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Featured, Latest News by Brenton Williams

Icy conditions did little to deter the 33 swimmers who entered the 2017 JBay Winterfest Cold Water Swim Classic which was held yesterday at Marina Martinique. The water was 13 C which ensured the Cold Water Classic, presented by Nicholas Melck,  lived up to its reputation of being the most extreme swim in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. …

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Spectacular Surfing on Opening Day of Corona Open J-Bay at Jeffreys Bay

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Events, Featured, Latest News by Kev

The world’s best surfers and picture perfect two metre waves at Supertubes combined to produce a spectacular display of high-performance surfing on the opening day of the Corona Open J-Bay in Jeffreys Bay today.   Stop No. 6 of 11 on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) ran through Round 1 of competition with the WSL Champions all …

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JBay Winterfest Kicks In With Pristine Surf For Corona Open JBay

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Corona Open JBay, Events, Featured, Latest News by Kev

In what can only be described as perfect surf, the first event of the JBay Winterfest, the Corona Open JBay, got underway today at Supertubes. Flawless four to six-foot waves poured down the point all day for the best surfers in the world to strut their stuff, with some virtuoso surfing performances coming through. South African surfers in the event …

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Picture Perfect Surf For Start Of Corona Open JBay

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Corona Open JBay, Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

Supertubes, JBay – In what can only be described as perfect surf, the first event of the JBay Winterfest, the Corona Open JBay, got underway today at Supertubes. Flawless four to six-foot waves poured down the point all day for the best surfers in the world to strut their stuff, with some virtuoso surfing performances coming through. South African surfers in …

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JBay Winterfest To Kick Off On Wednesday

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Corona Open JBay, Events, Featured, Latest News by Kev

JBay – the 2017 edition of the JBay Winterfest is ready to kick off tomorrow 12 July 2017. The festival starts off with the opening of the Corona Open JBay, the only Championship Tour surfing tournament in South Africa. The contest will see three South Africans in the mix, with two times event champion Jordy Smith being joined by JBU Supertrial wildcard winner Dale Staples, as …

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All Set For JBay Winterfest 2017

In Cold Water Swim Classic, Corona Open JBay, Downhill Sokkie Jol, Events, Featured, Fishing Competition, J Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic, J Bay X Trail Run, JBay Funduro, JBay Loggers Classic, JBU Supertrial, Kite Festival, Latest News, Oakley X-Over Challenge by Kev

JBay – Everything is in place for the 2017 JBay Winterfest to commence, and the locals are prepared for the influx of visitors, as well as athletes in all of the myriad of events. While the official opening day of the festival is Wednesday 12 July, there will be a Paddle Out in honour of wetsuit pioneer Jack O’Neill on Mondaymorning. For …