The South African Port Operations Border Championships kicks off this weekend at the East London Golf Course between 11-13 March, and the course will be playing to a 73 par for the tournament.
East London’s Rosanne Hodge marked her debut on surfing’s 2007 ASP Women’s World Tour by defeating 2004 World Champ Sofia Mulanovich (Peru) to move into the third round of the US $80 000 (approx R565 000) Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by Samsung in Australia on Tuesday.
The 11th annual Billabong Junior Series got off to a blazing start as more than 130 competitors were greeted with consistent overhead one to 1.5 metre (3-5 foot) waves peeling down the famous St Michaels-on-Sea point on day one of the four day event.
More than 130 of the country’s top surfers aged 20 and younger will be taking to the waves at St Michaels-on-Sea on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast from Thursday to Sunday for the first of five events in the R220 000 Billabong Junior Series.
Boland captain, Sunette Loubser is in good spirits despite a dose of flu and a poor batting innings against Border.
Heather Clark made a triumphant return to SA surfing when she scored a narrow but deserved win in the Open division of the fourth and final Billabong ‘Girls Get Out There’ Surf Series event which finished in wind affected one metre waves at Tableview in Cape Town on Sunday.
After seven years competing at the highest levels of professional surfing globally, Heather Clark will make her first appearance in a domestic surfing event when she takes to the waves in the fourth and final leg of the Billabong ‘Girls Get Out There’ Surf Series on the Tableview beachfront in Cape Town this weekend.
The northern beaches of Cape Town will host the first national surfing event on the 2007 SA calendar when the fourth and final leg of the Billabong ‘Girls Get Out There’ Surf Series takes to the water on the weekend 3 & 4 February.
The sun came out for the first time at the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships in Australia earlier today, but the time it had set, South Africa’s last remaining female surfer had exited the ASP Billabong World Junior Surfing Championships.
Tiny waves dribbling into North Narrabeen beach in Sydney and forecasts of better swell tomorrow (Friday) decided organisers of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships to call a lay day for today.