WatchJ-Bay Open

Dawn Patrol: Tough Season for World Champs, Swell Outlook

The J-Bay Open is underway, but strong winds continue to plague the lineup at Jeffreys Bay forcing the WSL Commissioner's Office to put the event on several holds until eventually calling the contest off for the day.

The WSL Desk takes a hard look at the challenging season starts from former World Champions Gabriel Medina (BRA), Kelly Slater (USA), Joel Parkinson (AUS) and C.J. Hobgood (USA). Plus, what the Surfline Forecast has in store.

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