Only Eight Contenders Left at Ballito Pro

by admin / posted on 13 hours ago

The field of 96 competitors who began the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong has been whittled down to the last eight. Conditions offered plenty of high-scoring potential on Day 6, as evidenced by the solid heat-winning totals some surfers managed, but it wasn’t easy at Willards Beach as the swell started to pulse and a […]


ITS ON! – Competition resumes on Day 6 of Ballito Pro

by admin / posted on 20 hours ago
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Day six at the 2015 Ballito Pro presented by Billabong is well underway with Round of 16 about to get underway. For the first time the competition zone will be changing over from Bathers Beach to Surfers Beach (just to the left in front of the judges tower) due to the increased swell size and […]


Plenty Action Still Expected at Ballito Pro

by admin / posted on 2 days ago

With the swell still on the small side, there was no action down at the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong today (Friday, 3 July). The forecast is predicting good things for the weekend though, and the crowd is expected to swell too with work over for the week, so much is expected this weekend down […]


Opening of 50 Years of Surfing in Durban Exhibition a Success

by admin / posted on 3 days ago

The 50 Years of Surfing in Durban Exhibition sponsored by the eThekwini Municipality and Durban Tourism and presented by South African Surfing Legends was opened to the public last night (Wednesday, 1 July). The event was attended by a number of City and National Government dignitaries, as well as Tom Hewitt of Surfers Not Street […]


Nine Spots Filled for Monster Energy Expression Session

by admin / posted on 4 days ago

Nine spots have been filled for next weekend’s Monster Energy Expression Session, with a wildcard still to be decided to complete the ten man all-Saffa showdown that will take place this Sunday, 5 July, just before the final of the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong. Watch out for Beyrick De Vries in this weekend’s Monster […]


Job Opening: Operations Manager at Waves for Change

by admin / posted on 4 days ago

Are you an independent problem solver who is well organized and committed to your local community? Join a rapidly growing NGO providing support to youth from Khayelitsha, Lavender Hill and Masiphumelele. We seek to fill a key role in the organization with opportunity to grow and gain a higher salary. This position will help lead […]


Southern Cape Shark Situation – An Expert’s Insight

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

Following the devastating news of two shark attacks in the Southern Cape this past weekend when 23 year-old surfer Dylan Reddering was bitten at Plettenberg Bay and 19-year old Caleb Swanepoel’s right leg was severed the next day in Buffels Bay, Zigzag contacted great white shark expert, Alison Kock for some insight on the situation […]


Excitement Mounts for For Oakley X-Over at the JBay Winterfest

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

Jeffreys Bay – There has been much competitiveness and rivalry amongst athletes in the run-up to this year’s Oakley X-Over event. A one-of-a-kind ‘cross-over’ contest, the Oakley X-Over comprises mountain biking, golf and surfing, with the winner across all the three divisions crowned the eventual winner. Last year, in its inception year, the event was […]


Small Surf, Big Scores on Day 1 of Ballito Pro

by admin / posted on 5 days ago

We witnessed some good surfing on the opening day of the the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong, even with a shortage of swell and sand at Willard Beach. Hawaii’s Tanner Hendrickson doesn’t need much of a lip to go big. There was a nervy ending for the home crowd as well, when local favourite Jordy […]


Nikita Robb Wins Ballito Womens Pro

by admin / posted on 6 days ago

East London’s Nikita Robb ripped to victory in the Ballito Womens Pro presented by Billabong, in small and tricky conditions at Willard Beach on Sunday, 28 June. Conditions were tough, but Nikita made the best of it with some solid surfing. The 2010 WSL Championship Tour competitor from East London earned R10 000 for winning […]