Big waves in JBay over the weekend

JBay locals had plenty of waves over the weekend with big sets pouring down the Point, particularly on Sunday.

Dan Thornton. Photo: Robbie Irlam
Dan Thornton. Photo: Robbie Irlam

JBU club member Dan Thornton was the stand out surfer at Supertubes and got barrelled regularly.

Dan has been dominating Supers on the big days during recent swells and shows all the experience that he has gained from a lifetime of living in Jeffreys Bay.

Stu Shelver. Photo: Robbie Irlam
Stu Shelver. Photo: Robbie Irlam

Supertubes is regarded as one of the best waves in the world and is home to the JBay Open of Surfing which will take place from 8 – 19 July. $ 525 000 prize money is up for grabs in the JBay Open.

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The Open forms part of the JBay Winterfest, a multi sport festival that will take place in Jeffreys Bay over the same dates.

The Winterfest includes sports like the JBay Mountain bike Open, the Core Sokkie Skate Jol, the Infood Blu Cold Water Swim Classic as well as the Oakley X Over Challenge.

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