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 …

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Five reasons to Landie Greyling’s Trail Running Workshop

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

Landie Greyling is South Africa’s finest female trail runner. She has been highly successful in both shorter races and ultra-endurance events, holding records on courses as varied as Red Bull LionHeart (4.4km up-and-down Lion’s Head route) and Salomon Skyrun, a 100-kilometre race over an unmarked route from Lady Grey to Wartrail Country Club in the remote north-Eastern Cape. On Saturday …

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, …

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First Three Judges Announced For JBay Winterfest Photo Competition presented by Arbor Skateboards.

In Winterfest 2015 by Administrator W

We are running a photo competition, and we’re looking for your photographs of the action, lifestyle or anything that you think reflects the sports, culture and life of Jeffreys Bay. We’re giving away daily prizes, and the grand prize is R7,500. To have a chance at impressing the judges and winning that R7500 cash, all photographers are encouraged to take …

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Five Athletes Who Could Dominate The Oakley X- Over 2015

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

The Oakley X-Over is upon us, and here are five athletes who could raise the bar at this year’s event. 1. Butch James Last year’s winner is not going to go down without a fight this year. He ha been training hard, is fitter than he has been in ages, possibly since last year’s event, and he is going to …

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 …

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Oakley Announce The #OneObsession Winner for Oakley X-Over

In Winterfest 2015 by Administrator W

A member of the public gains a much-coveted slot into the Oakley X-Over The Oakley #OneObsession campaign was to find a member of the public worthy of joining the invited athletes for the 2015 Oakley X-Over. The task was simple – post images of yourself in action, performing the three disciplines, tag them, and make an online noise. Wihann Kotze, …

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 …