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Mocke takes CSF surfski challenge

The 2014 Cape St Francis Surfski Challenge held in beautiful weather over 14km on Saturday 12 April was won in a time of 57 min 38 sec by the current top surfski paddler in the world, Jasper Mocke.  Matt Bouman, who has represented South Africa in five watersports finished second, 25 seconds behind the winner, with Sean Rice, 2013 World Surfski Champion in third place, a further 36 seconds back. Read moreRead more

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Another incident-free season for Woodridge

The Woodridge Surf Lifesaving Club has  completed another season of incident-free duty patrols at Main Beach, St Francis Bay.  Between November 2013 and 30 March 2014, club members completed over 1 024 duty hours patrolling this beach on Sundays during term time. Read moreRead more

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College riders shine at Homestead show

Three St Francis College learners displayed their equestrian talent with strength and style at the recent Homestead Equestrian Estate dressage show. Read moreRead more

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SA colours for Jenna! Well done!

Jenna Masterson, endurance rider from St Francis Bay, has been selected for the 2014 South African Light Weight Team, and will compete on May 2 in Parys, Freestate in a 120km endurance ride for her country. Read moreRead more

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Adventure journey passing Cape St Francis today

During the course of today (Friday 12 March) brothers Dawid and Jasper Mocke will paddle past Seal Point and Shark Point en route to their final destination, Cape Recife, as part of their 5 Capes in 10 Days Adventure.  They have have left Cape Town on 7 March. Read moreRead more

Back from left to right: Heather Kruger; Marianne Liebenberg; Carol Hemsley; Janine van der Merwe.
Front from left to right: Dot Masterson; Brenda Ferreira; Chamel Malgas; Heilie Uys.

St Francis Bay Golf Club Ladies Champs are:

The St Francis Bay Golf Club Ladies 2014 Championships took place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March.  “We can almost quote Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities): ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’  - as the ladies endured a strong south-westerly wind on Saturday, but true to our region, Sunday arrived with the most beautiful weather conditions,” says Heilie Uys, one of the competitors. Read moreRead more

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JBay back on World Championship Surfing Tour

Surfers from around the globe will yet again take on the best right hand point break in the world with Jeffreys Bay being included as event number 6 on the World Championship Tour (WCT) for 2014. Read moreRead more

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parkrun news!

At St Francis parkrun we walk the extra mile – if you don’t have your printed barcode handy, we write down your name and upload the information manually - we can do it, as we know almost everyone, but some of our runners and walkers had to hear “sorry, no barcode, no result” at bigger events, with great disappointment.  However – with the new parkrun barcoded wristbands, life could be easier for both participant and organisers. Read moreRead more

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Feedback from St Francis parkrun nr 32

Felix Muchika (VM60–64) won St Francis parkrun on 15 February for the first time in a remarkable time of 22:09 – not his personal best though!  This amazing 60+ runner, who started running a mere year ago, is an inspiration for many, as runners are trying to beat him but it just is not that easy! Read moreRead more

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2014 SA Junior Surfing Team Management announced

The Board of Directors of Surfing South Africa has named the Management Team of the 2014 South African Junior Team which has been invited to participate in the ISA World Junior Championships at La Fae Beach, Salinas in Ecuador between March 29th and April 13th this year. Read moreRead more