Oakley X Over Challenge Golf Results

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

After the  morning's mountain bike action, Oakley's athletes made their way across to the St Francis Links. Oakley surfer Jordy Smith joined the crew for an afternoon of golf. One athlete who was looking forward to the golf event was professional golfer Ruan de Smidt. De Smidt had a very tough time on the mountain bike event where he finished last. “I ...

Thrills and Spills On Opening Day Of The Oakley X-Over Challenge

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

It was an excited group of athletes and celebrities who gathered at the Fountains Mall for the start of the inaugural Oakley X-Over Challenge – #OakleyXOVER – a multi-discipline event forming part of the JBay Winterfest. The first event of the three-discipline cross-over challenge was a 21-kilometre mountain bike race through the seldom-explored Jeffreys Bay hinterland. The route took the athletes …

Oakley X Over Challenge Mountain Bike Results

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

Oakley X Over Mountain Bike Results (position indicates number of points): 1) Greg Minnaar @GregMinnaar 2) Kevin Evans @kevinevansracin 3) Raynard Tissink @RAYTISSINK 4) Ryan Sandes @ryansandes 5) Butch James @butch_james 6) John Smit @JohnSmit123 7) Ryan O’Connor @RyanOConnorSA 8) Garreth ‘Soldier Boy’ McLellan @SoldierboyInc 9) David Miller @DavidMillerSA12 *10) Bob Skinstad @BobSkinstad 11) Ruan De Smidt @ruandesmidt 12) Jordy Smith @jordysmith88 * – Indicates holder of the hidden idol – divides ...

JBay Winterfest: Shock Eliminations at the JBay Open

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

The JBay Open contest organisers opted for a short wait as the tide dropped out before beginning with Round 3 in good three to four-foot waves and light cross-shore conditions this morning. The long range forecast for the waiting period has downgraded slightly, and it was decided to run the contest while the waves were still pouring through. Joel Parkinson …

Fish out of water

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

Ryan Sandes talks about swinging golf clubs and riding waves in the upcoming Oakley X-Over Challenge A crossover event is not a new concept, but usually the sports are, at the very least, slightly related and the athletes well versed in all of them. When the three disciplines are as diverse as what Oakley has cooked up for their Oakley …

JBay Winterfest – All The Action So Far

In Winterfest 2014 by Andrew

It has been an exciting few days at the JBay Winterfest, with all sorts of action happening in and around the town of Jeffreys Bay. After a scintillating start to the JBay Open surfing event, focus shifted to all the other activities that make up the Winterfest. First up was the VW Rally, an adrenalin-fuelled high action evening on the streets …

Skins Fishing Competition

In Winterfest 2014 by Admin B

Catch and release fishing competition on Kabeljous Beach through to Kitchen Windows. Hourly prizes with 12 July being for men and 13 July being a family event. Jeffreys Bay is renowned for fishing – join the Winter Fest in 2014 and stake your claim in the Skins Fishing Competition. Contact Sonya Hofler  – 078 087 2806 Email: sonyadoris@gmail.com

Funduro Offroad Motorcycle Fun Day

In Winterfest 2014 by Admin B

A fun day for off road motorcycles where more than 100 riders enjoy a marked course of about 15 km just outside Jeffreys Bay. This is not a race and no timing is done. Contact Roche Smit: 076 135 9443 Email: slakeadventures@gmail.com

National Kite Festival

In Winterfest 2014 by Admin B

The first ever National Kite Festival will take place on 12 & 13 July at Kabeljous Beach. 12 Master Kiters will fly a variety of kites during the 2 day Festival. Show kites, fun kites and wind displayables will be showcased. The Kite Festival is being organised by Radical Kites. Contact details: Cindy Craig: 079 127 9636 Email: radicalkites@gmail.com