The 2015 J-Bay Kicks Off


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It’s that time of the year again in this year’s 2015 World Surf League tour with the second to last event, the Jeffrey’s Bay competition in South Africa. With competition currently on standby at J-Bay, this year’s competition is set to be one of the most exciting events in this years World Surfing League league.

Check out the official World Surfing League preview here:

With some of the biggest names in surfing converging in the waters of South Africa, here is your 12 round lineup. Taj Burrow, Michel Bourez, and Brett Simpson will be competing in the first round.

Round 1: Heat 1:

  • Taj Burrow, AUS
  • Michel Bourez, PYF
  • Brett Simpson, USA

Heat 2:

  • Julian Wilson, AUS
  • Miguel Pupo, BRA
  • Alego Muniz, BRA

Heat 3:

  • Owen Wright, AUS
  • Kai Otton, AUS
  • C.J. Hobgood, USA

Heat 4:

  • Felipe Toledo, BRA
  • Adam Melling, AUS
  • Dane Reynolds, USA

Heat 5:

  • Mick Fanning, AUS
  • Matt Banting, USA
  • Tomas Hermes, BRA

Heat 6:

  • Adriana De Souza, BRA
  • Kolohe Andino, USA
  • Salde Prestwich, ZAF

Heat 7:

  • Josh Kerr, AUS
  • Sebastian Zietz, HAW
  • Dusty Payne, HAW

Heat 8:

  • Kelly Slater, USA
  • Matt Wilkinson, AUS
  • Glenn Hall, IRL

Heat 9:

  • Nat Young, USA
  • Wiggolly Dantas, BRA
  • Adrian Buchan, AUS

Heat 10:

  • Italo Ferreria, BRA
  • Jadson Andre, BRA
  • Freddy Patacchia, HAW

Heat 11:

  • Bede Durbidge, AUS
  • Jordy Smith, ZAF
  • Ricardo Christie, NZL

Heat 12:

  • Gabriel Medina, BRA
  • Joel Parkinson, AUS
  • Keanu Asing, HAW

All statistical information is courtesy of World Surf League.

According to our friends at Surflife, here are the current conditions in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa as of 2:47  a.m. Pacific time July 8th:

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Stay updated through Soul id Surf news for the latest updates on one of the most epic surfing events in this years World Surfing League tour.



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