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JBU Supertrial


This prestigious invite-only event takes place at Supertubes in Jeffrey's Bay. The winner of the Supertrial earn a wildcard entry to the World Surf League's Corona Open JBay Championship Tour contest in Jeffrey's Bay in July. Below, we will be posting content around the event and the surfers. See you in JBay!


Speed Lines


Mon, 12 June 2017

Iconic pointbreak Supertubes in JBay fired for the Supertrial last week, and Garth Robinson was on hand to capture some key moments faster than a speeding tube.

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JBay Highlights Reel


Sat, 10 June 2017

As you can see in this highlights reel of the JBU Supertrial, the world's best righthand point bestowed firing surf upon the 12 invited surfers, who revelled in perfect, uncrowded Supertubes.

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Dale Staples it Together


Thu, 8 June 2017

Dale Staples from St Francis Bay has won the 2017 JBU Supertrial by powering through some of the biggest and deepest barrels of the day in firing surf at Supertubes today.

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Green Light in JBay

Supertrial Lineup-620-th

Thu, 8 June 2017

The Cape super storm has brought solid walls winding down the point at Supertubes and the green light has been called for the JBU Supertrial Powered By Monster Energy, writes Spike.

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Storm Swell Heads for JBay


Wed, 7 June 2017

A heaving storm swell is heading for JBay, and the JBU Supertrial Powered by Monster Energy is ready to run the event tomorrow Thursday, with a short window on Friday, writes Spike.

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Dik Wednesday


Thu, 1 June 2017

Two storms have set SA in their sights: a little one warms us up, so to speak, before the mother of a purple monster slams into the Mother City on Tuesday, spreading to the Supertrial.

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Supers Storm Warning


Thu, 1 June 2017

South African surfing eyes are on two winter storms rumbling in from the deep as the 11-day waiting period for the JBU Supertrial officially opens today, writes official forecaster Spike.

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May Day in June


Mon, 29 May 2017

There's a bit of swell on the way, but will there be enough for the JBU Supertrial to go ahead? Spike presents another May video forecast with emphasis on Supertubes in J-Bay.

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Final Four for Supers Trial


Thu, 18 May 2017

Jordy Maree, Shane Sykes, Dale Staples and Adin Masencamp join the other eight surfers invited to surf in the JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy for a wildcard to the Corona Open JBay.

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Next Four for Supertrial


Thu, 4 May 2017

Steve Sawyer, Matt Bromley, Joshe Faulkner and Davey Van Zyl are the next four surfers to be invited to the JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy in June.

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Suped Up Trial


Wed, 12 April 2017

Changes to this year’s JBU Supertrial powered by Monster Energy promises a fast and lively burst of winter swell action at Supertubes for the invited surfers.

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