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    Jason Reed wins the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic

    The fifth edition of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic took place on Saturday 22 July in perfect conditions. Some 500 riders of all ages and skill levels took to the trails around the Eastern Cape holiday town of Jeffreys Bay over three distances, 25km, 50km and the gruelling 85km ultra marathon. At the sharp […]

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    Armed men arrested in JBay – three firearms recovered

    South African Police arrested two men after finding them armed with three unlicensed guns in Jeffreys Bay yesterday afternoon. The Police were on patrol when they spotted a vehicle driving suspiciously in Jeffreys Street at about 17:45. Upon searching the white VW Golf, the Police discovered three unlicensed firearms (two 9mm and one revolver with […]

  • JBay Winterfest
    Greg Minnaar dominates on day one of Oakley X Over

    In a thrilling start to the 2017 edition of the Oakley X Over powered by Sharp it was Downhill Mountain Bike World Champ Greg Minnaar who sprang into the lead, ahead of last year’s event winner Raynard Tissink, with Giniel De Villiers and John Smit taking the minor placings. Prior to the race start there […]

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    Brazilian Filipe Toledo wins Corona Open JBay

    After four of the most incredible days of competition this year, the Corona Open JBay came to a remarkable conclusion in pumping surf at Supertubes on Thursday, with Filipe Toledo taking the win in firing, eight-foot rights. The 2017 edition of this classic event, with all the drama, upsets and unbelievable performances, will undoubtedly lock […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Body of missing fisherman found near Blue Horizon Bay

    The body of one of the missing Maredon fishermen was located on Wednesday near Blue Horizon Bay, according to the South African Police. Sergeant Majola Nkohli said the remains of Mbongeni Gift Zulu, 43, of Jeffreys Bay, who was aboard the fishing vessel when it capsized on Sunday, was found floating in the sea by […]

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    Incredible action at the Corona JBay Open

    Jordy Smith had to surf two resurfs yesterday in the excellent waves that were pouring down the point in JBay for the Corona Open JBay. Jordy surfed three times yesterday, and after some incredible surfing he defeated Conner Coffin (USA) with some scintillating surfing, including another 10-point ride. The resurf was called due to the […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Breaching shark causes temporary halt to JBay Open

    A breaching Mako shark did little to deter from the sizzling action in the line up at Supertubes yesterday as the Corona JBay Open kicked into high gear. The biggest story of the day was South African surfer Jordy Smith who scored a perfect heat score of 20 points out of a possible 20, with […]

  • JBay Winterfest
    Swimmers take on the Cold Water Classic in brutal weather

    Icy conditions did little to deter the 33 swimmers who entered the 2017 JBay Winterfest Cold Water Swim Classic which was held yesterday at Marina Martinique. The water was 13 C which ensured the Cold Water Classic, presented by Nicholas Melck, lived up to its reputation of being the most extreme swim in the Eastern […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Kelly Slater breaks his ankle in a JBay barrel

    Kelly Slater broke two metatarsal bones in his right foot Monday morning, while freesurfing up the point in Jeffreys Bay. He needed assistance making his way off site, and was taken to the hospital, where he was X-rayed (and posted the painful-looking results). The injury derails his promising start at the Corona Open J-Bay, where he had […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Kouga brings light to Donkerhoek

    More than 200 families in Humansdorp received electricity for the first time this week. Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen switched on the power to 247 sites at the informal settlement of Donkerhoek on Tuesday. The project was completed at a cost of R6-million and included the installation of a new 2km-long underground main line. […]

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