World Class Surfing At Corona Open JBay

World Class Surfing At Corona Open JBay: Corona Open JBay competitor Jack Freestone from Australia Photo: © Kody McGregor JBay – after a short wait at the contest site for the swell to build, the second day of the Corona Open JBay contest kicked off at 11am with the final three heats of the Women’s seeding round. In beautiful azure conditions it was Paige Hareb (NZ) who won the first heat with Courtney Conlogue (USA) in second and Brissa Hennesy from Costa Rica going into eliminations. Lakey Peterson (USA) won the next heat and advanced along … [Read more...]

Transformation Through Surfing

Transformation Through Surfing: By Pierre Tostee and Farzanah Asmal While the world’s best surfers will be in action at the Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill (June 27 – July 7), development, unity and transformation remain at the heart of the world’s longest running professional surfing event in KwaDukuza. The Ballito Pro will once again show its support for community-based surf development programmes when Sea Harvest together with Surfing South Africa and the KwaDukuza Municipality will be hosting a Development Surf Day on Sunday, 7 July, to … [Read more...]

Surfing: Monster Combo Voting Is Open

Surfing: Monster Combo Voting Is Open: Surfing: Monster Combo Voting Is Open The voting is open, and you have up until Wednesday 26 June to cast your vote for who you think deserves to walk away with the goods and claim this year’s Monster Combo Title! That’s nearly two weeks to back your surfers, getting them some votes from your corner! Each finalist stands a chance to win R20 000 cash + a 10 day trip to Sozinhos Lodge in Asu, Indonesia, with Beyrick De Vries and the Zigzag Magazine team, while the lensmen put themselves in the running for … [Read more...]

South African Adaptive Surfing Championships at New Pier, Durban

South African Adaptive Surfing Championships at New Pier, Durban: Some of the Adaptive Surfing crew after prize-giving. Two-time world champion Antony Smyth from Cape Town won the Build for Better Adaptive South African Surfing Championship held at New Pier in Durban over the weekend. In the final, Smyth, who won gold at the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship in 2016 and 2018, took on long-time rival and friend Jean-Paul Veaudry from East London in 2-4 foot surf and freshening onshores. Six champions were crowned at the Championship in … [Read more...]