JBay Winterfest: Big Wins, Big Upsets at the Corona Open JBay

JBay Winterfest: Big Wins, Big Upsets at the Corona Open JBay: Jordy Smith In Flight at the Corona Open JBay Photo: © Kody McGregor JBay – an excellent day of surfing went down at the Corona Open JBay, as perfect four-to-six foot waves poured down the point all day for the best surfers in the world. With a strong and powerful swell it was decided to run overlapping heats, so that all could utilize the best conditions. Jordy Smith was the first surfer to get a wave this morning and went straight to the air, in the opening heat against Soli … [Read more...]

Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel – Upsets in Ballito As Top Seeds Tumble.

Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel – Upsets in Ballito As Top Seeds Tumble.: Billabong Junior Series standout Samuel Pupo from Brazil Photo: Luke Patterson Willard Beach, Ballito, 29 June 2017: Many of the country’s top ranked junior surfers tumbled out of contention on Day 2 of the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel as the inconsistent, peaky head-high waves at Willard Beach in Ballito played havoc with their heat strategies, leading to major upsets. A total of six of the top eight WSL Africa ranked … [Read more...]