The three men completed the epic swim in just over four hours.
Browse through some awesome pictures of local grommets in action at Tiffany’s Beach.
Coach Craig Dawson was beaming after the entertaining encounter as the Great Railroad Brewing Company Ballito Dolphins finished the season on a high note.
The clean open wave faces provided the ideal canvas for Australian Connor O’leary to take the win with his critical backhand attack at The Ballito Pro on Sunday. It was a seesaw battle for the lead with O’leary and Frenchman Joan Duru going wave for wave in the 35 minute final. Final Results 1. Connor…
Experience and youthful enthusiasm triumphed in equal measure as the first QS10,000 rated event of the year reached the business end, pitting battle hardened campaigners against rising stars with coveted ranking points and a US $40,000 (about R600,000) winner’s pay cheque at stake.
The 112 man field in the Ballito Pro, presented by Billabong was whittled down to the last 16 in fickle one metre waves and warm sunshine that drew a huge crowd to Willard Beach in Ballito to watch the world’s best surfers in action on Friday.
This had to be one of the most grueling sanctioned, flat water races on the South African national Stand Up Paddling Circuit.
The Semi-Finalists in the Under 14 and U16 Boys’ and U16 Girls’ divisions were decided on an exciting opening day of surfing in the Billabong Junior Series event at Willard beach in Ballito on Wednesday.
“We are delighted that the increased support has also resulted in greater support for the race beneficiaries” – Millar.
Hlelizwe Mhlongo praised the team for behaving well throughout the season and their chairman, Mdu Tony for his leadership.
The fund-raiser run/walk was organised to raise awareness in the community of children with special needs.