High Action For Day 1 Of The Oakley X-Over Presented By Seartec

In Press by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – There were thrills and spills aplenty as the Oakley X-Over presented by Seartec kicked off at Impala Ranch with the MTB event. Overnight rain had turned the trails and tracks into a muddy mess making for difficult conditions. It was always going to be a tight race between SA MTB marathon legend Kevin Evans and Greg Minnaar, …

Oakley X-Over 2015 Presented By Seartec Is Upon Us

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – As the JBay Winterfest presented by Woodlands Dairy kicks in tomorrow, 8 July, one of the first events in this festival prepares itself for a big two days. The Oakley X-Over, a ‘cross’over’ multi-discipline event, has proven to be popular amongst invited athletes as well as the public, and this year promises to be another tumultuous affair. The …

Weather Pattern And Swell Forecast Looks Promising For JBay Winterfest Presented By Woodlands Dairy

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – The JBay Winterfest officially kicks off on Wednesday 8th July, and the conditions look promising for the World Surf League Championship Tour event – the JBay Open – which is the anchor event of the festival. The waiting period will start off with a moderate east swell combined with westerly offshore winds, which might see the event begin, …

JBay Winterfest Is One Week Away

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

 © Deon Lategan JBay – The 2015 edition of the JBay Winterfest presented by Woodlands Dairy, is merely a week away. This year, the third year of the Winterfest, is set to be another great year of exciting action sports events, as well as the music festival. The Oakley X-Over, the popular the multi-discipline ‘cross-over’ event, has announced an international wildcard …

Mounting Excitement For Oakley X-Over At The JBay Winterfest

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – There has been much competitiveness and rivalry amongst athletes in the run-up to this year’s Oakley X-Over event. A one-of-a-kind ‘cross-over’ contest, the Oakley X-Over comprises mountain biking, golf and surfing, with the winner across all the three divisions crowned the eventual winner. Last year, in its inception year, the event was won by Butch James. In a …

Third Annual JBay Winterfest – On Its Way

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

  Two times event champion Jordy Smith in action at the JBay Open last year. ©Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar JBay – The third annual JBay Winterfest is around the corner, and it looks all set to be a bigger celebration than last year. With thousands of people flocking into the little town of JBay for the Winterfest, the organisers are all set for a …

JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA Extends Waiting Period

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – Due to last week’s macking south swell that put paid to any chances of running the JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA, the contest organisers have opted to extend the waiting period for the event. The waiting period was due to end on 12 June, but the waiting period has been opened up for next whole of next week, 15 …

Butch James Set To Defend His Oakley X-Over Challenge Title

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – The stage is set for another unbridled gathering of South African sports stars, legends and celebrities for the 2015 edition of the Oakley X-Over Challenge. The Challenge is a unique ‘cross-over’ event that comprises mountain biking, golf and surfing, with the eventual winner across all three disciplines being crowned the Oakley X-Over Challenge Champion. Last year the Oakley …

JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA Set To Run This Thursday

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

JBay – The contest organisers of the 2015 edition of the JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA are all set to go on Thursday 4 June 2015. The swell forecast looks solid, the winds look good and it is all systems go. “We have been monitoring the swell charts since the waiting period started, and it looks at this stage that Thursday is …

Round 1 Heat Draw Decided For The JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

  Jeffreys Bay – The first round of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA has been drawn. With the contest waiting period of 1-12 June opening this Monday, surfers will need to be on their toes and ready to head for JBay at a moments notice. There are some big storms lurking, and should the forecast look favorable the contest organisers will …