South African surfing superstar, Jordy Smith, gives his take on the
Billabong Pro J-Bay in the second of a series of webisodes now available
on www.billabongpro.com, the official website of Africa’s most prestigious
Smith, 22, is the current No. 2 on the ASP World Title Race rankings going
into the 2010 Billabong Pro J-Bay, which he rates as his favourite event.
Having surfed at Supertubes since he was seven years old, the Durbanite
knows every nuance of the break and in a recent interview he explains why
he loves for the wave, the town and the event.
Webisode 2 features spectacular footage of Smith in action during last
year’s event and on the 2010 ASP World Tour that has seen him climb the
rankings to sit just behind Kelly Slater (USA) after three events.
The www.billabongpro.com website features a host of content such as
background information, news, photos and videos and will provide LIVE
coverage of the all the action during the event with multiple camera
angles, slow motion replays, up to the second scoring, commentary in
English and Portuguese, email messages to the commentators, interactive
competitions and video-on-demand highlights of previous heats.
The Billabong Pro J-Bay is scheduled for 15-25 July 2010 at the world
famous Supertubes surf break in Jeffreys Bay. It is stop No. 4 of 10 on
the 2010 ASP World Tour, the series of events that determines the annual
ASP World Surfing Champion, and the field comprises the world’s top 45
ranked professional surfers along with three wildcards.
The 2010 Billabong Pro J-Bay is proudly supported by Eastern Cape Tourism,
Virgin Atlantic, Monster Energy, Vida e Caffe, Corona and Tavcor