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 …

Billabong Junior Series Presented By BOS – All The Facts For The JBay Event

In Press by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – The first event in the Billabong Junior Series Presented By BOS is around the corner, and here are all the facts pertaining to the contest. What is it all about?  It is the first event in the 2015 Billabong Junior Series Presented By BOS. The Billabong Junior Series presented by BOS is the longest running junior series in …

First 8 Surfers Selected For The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

  Jeffreys Bay – The entries for the JBU Supertrial closed on Monday, and there were 54 entries in total. Only 24 surfers will be invited to compete in this prestigious event, with first prize being a wildcard slot into the WSL Championship Tour’s JBay Open. This surfer will receive a minimum prize of US$9,000 (R109,000). The JBay Open is the anchor …

Exciting Times Ahead As JBay Winterfest 2015 Kicks Into Gear

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – with just over two months to go, the town of Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape is preparing for another JBay Winterfest. It is going to be an action-packed 12 days, with all the sporting events from last year returning, as well as a few extras. The JBay Winterfest is set to run from the 8 – 19 …

The JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA – How To Enter

In Press, Winterfest 2015 by Liam Bradley

Jeffreys Bay – The 2015 JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA will see 24 selected surfers competing for one coveted position into the WSL Championship Tour’s JBay Open, where they’ll compete against the best surfers on the planet. The JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA has a waiting period of 1-12 June, and the organisers of the event have announced the entry procedure for this contest. …