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CORONA OPEN J-BAY CALLED ON

In Corona Open JBay, Featured, Latest News, Media by Donna Reekie

          – ROUND 4 HEAT 3 STARTS AT 7:40AM – WATCH LIVE AT WORLDSURFLEAGUE.COM Location:       Jeffreys Bay, South Africa Event window:    July 12 – 23, 2017 Today’s call:    Competition called ON, Round 4 Heat 4 starts at 7:40AM Conditions:         6 – 8 foot (1.8 – 2.4 metre) JEFFREYS BAY, …

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High Action at Corona Open JBay

In Corona Open JBay, Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

Supertubes, JBay – The Corona Open JBay is the anchor event of the JBay Winterfest, and the surfing for round 3 and some of round 4 today (Tuesday 18 July) was quite incredible. The biggest story of the day was South African surfer Jordy Smith who scored a perfect heat score of 20 points out of a possible 20, with two …

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

In Corona Open JBay, Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

Events:    Corona Open J-Bay Status: Round 1 Completed Venue: Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa Dates: July 12-23, 2017 Florence Delivers Near Perfect Performance – 19.37 out of 20 South Africans Relegated to Elimination Round 2 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 …

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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: World Class Surfing Conditions Forecast For JBay

In Corona Open JBay, Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

Supertubes, JBay – The World Surf League (WSL) Commissioner’s Office at the Corona Open JBay have put the contest on hold again today (Friday) as they wait expectantly for what promises to be epic conditions approaching. The surf at Supertubes is contestable today, but the northwest devil wind is making it bumpy and unpleasant. The country is about to be hit …

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ALL NEW ROUTE REVEALED FOR JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC

In Featured, J Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic, Latest News, Media, Uncategorized by Craig Jarvis

…85km ultra to feature spectacular new singletrack Now in its fifth year, the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic continues to look for innovative ways to improve the event. In this vein, the 2017 installment will see the 85km ultra marathon run over an entirely redesigned route.   The highlight of the route is bound to be the spectacular singletrack trails, …

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Mayor Elza van Lingen’s Opening & Welcome speech at the Corona Open JBay

In Corona Open JBay, Events, Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

Opening & Welcome – Corona Open JBay – 11 July 2017 By Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen   Programme Director, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Good afternoon.   It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Kouga in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, for the 2017 edition of the Corona Open JBay.   The Corona Open is the only …

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Behind the scenes at…Mick Fanning, Victory and Sharks!

In Featured, Latest News, Media by Craig Jarvis

One of the most winningest surfers in JBay over the years has been Australian, Mick Fanning. The three times world champion is one of the fastest surfers on the planet, and his fast, down-the-line style is perfectly suited to the long, winding walls of Supertubes when the waves are good. In 2002, when Fanning secured his first win at Supertubes, …