2009 Arica Chilean Challenge 

The world's best bodyboarders arrived today bringing in both IBA tour veterans and new comers. All of which came to try their luck at one of the most acclaimed events held on IBA Grand Slam World Tour, “ The Arica Chilean Challenge”.

The host of the check in/press conference was none other then the famous Arica Casino (downtown Arica). Once the riders had checked in an opening ceremony to the event was held followed by an explanation what was to  come of the days ahead.

Currently the schedule is on hold for day 1 of the waiting period. After the lay day the ACC will tentatively start on Thursday the 30th of July.

A check in at 6:45 am will be held for opening trail heats of the ACC. The current swell forecast is looking to bring a 6 foot (2 meter) growing Thursday and peaking sometime over the weekend with possible glassy conditions with the swell coming from the SW direction.

Stay tuned to the www.chilebodyboard.com and www.ibaworldtour.com for more information such as webcast start times, heat draws, sponsor promotions and more.


SOURCE: IBA World Tour