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Prestwich wins the JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

Durban based surfer Slade Prestwich won the JBU Supertrial, presented by RVCA in solid 4 – 6 foot surf at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay today (Sunday). Combining long drawn-out bottom turns with big carves off the top, Prestwich overcame a strong challenge from Mikey February in the final of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA. Local surfers Shaun and Ryan …

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Butch James Set To Defend His Oakley X-Over Title

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

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. The event 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 Champion. Last year the Oakley X-Over was …

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JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA Extends Waiting Period

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

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 …

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JBay MTB open signs new headline sponsor

In Winterfest 2015 by Kev

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm to support third annual JBay MTB Open The JBay MTB Open which forms part of the JBay Winterfest carries the unique distinction of being the only MTB event in Africa to run through a wind farm. This association has now been taken a step further with the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm coming on board as title …

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 …

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Giant surf forces postponement of JBU Supertrial

In Winterfest 2015 by Administrator W

A monstrous, out-of-control south swell at Supertubes left the contest organisers of the JBU Supertrial Presented By RVCA no choice but to call the event off for the day. As the gathered contestants watched, enormous and unruly waves swept through the lineup as one of the biggest swells in decades hammered the Jeffreys Bay coastline. Conditions were deemed totally unrideable, …

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 …

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Huge Surf Forecast For JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA JBay

In Winterfest 2015 by Administrator W

Some large waves are on their way to Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay, and 24 of the best surfers in the country are on their way to meet these waves. The cold weather that is associated with excellent surf at Supers is already upon the Eastern Cape, and all signs are pointing to an excellent run of swell for the contest …

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 …