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World’s Best Surfers Set to Compete in Upcoming Ballito Pro Presented by O’Neill 29th June – 10 July 2022

The 2022 Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill launch was held on Friday, 03 June at Fiamma Grill. (Image © Leticia Cox/ Lens Traveller). The Ballito Pro pres. by O’Neill, the world’s longest-running professional surfing event, in its 53rd edition, will celebrate the return of international surfing to South African shores, this time as a World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series (CS) for men and women. The Challenger Series is the ultimate battleground for surfers fighting...

Do the JumpStart Challenge  #JustStart

Join local sporting celebrities and Ballito’s FunTribe for the JumpStart Challenge at Holla Trails, Sugar Rush Park on Sunday, March 13. Walk, run or ride to help break the cycle of poverty and inequality among South Africa’s youth in an event powered by Mr Price Foundation.   The Foundation empowers young, unemployed South Africans through the JumpStart skills development programme.  FunTribe member Jenny Viljoen said, “Stay fit and have fun, while doing it for a worthy...

The Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill to go ahead with its COVID-19 safety programme

With the new Omnicron variant driving a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, concerns have been raised about health and safety and public events. Fortunately, event organisers of the 2021 Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill have implemented a stringent Covid-19 safety programme to protect contestants and visitors. This will allow the KwaDukuza event to go ahead as scheduled from 9 to 19 December. “In planning for The Ballito Pro, our Covid-19 safety programme has taken into...

Burgers, Balls and Beers

No, you didn’t read that wrong! We take a look at some of the North Coast’s best golf clubs, and all their food and beverage offerings.   Community at Simbithi Country Club   About the Course Although Simbithi has some wonderful facilities, Simbithi Estate would not be what it is without their beautiful 18-hole golf course. It has a par of 60, comprising of par 3s, par 4s and one par 5, so the course...

Behind the Brand : Seattle Coffee

Seattle Coffee Co has been around for longer than we all realise, specificallyserving up the perfect cup of Joe to our Capetonian siblings, whereas, KwaZulu-Natal opened its first branchin Pietermaritsburg in 2013, this also being the first branch which brothers-in-law, and business partners, Warren and Blaike, took over and subsequently opened their eyes to the need for such an amazing ‘roast’ in the rest of the province. After acquiring the franchise for KZN, theyventured into...