Nicolas Capdeville: the veteran of European bodyboarding

French bodyboard veteran Nicolas Capdeville is making a comeback in the IBA World Tour, at Praia Grande, Portugal.

Capdeville has collected two world bodyboarding titles at the ISA World Surfing Games, in 1992 and 2002. So, ten years later he is back to the professional circuit making an appearance at the Sintra Portugal Pro.

The rider from Mimizan, in Landes, also won one GOB (Global Organisation of Bodyboarders) title, in 2003, two European bodyboarding titles in 1993 and 2002 and six national French titles.

Nicolas Capdeville is considered the best bodyboarder in France ever. After a long career in the waves, he decided to dedicate his time to Tribord, a water sports brands.

In 1999, Nicolas Capdeville opened a surf and bodyboard school. Now, the iconic rider who rode for Morey Boogie, in Europe, is back in shape and progressed in the 2012 Sintra Portugal Pro Trials, in Praia Grande.