Brian Stoehr: ready to conquer North America | Photo: FSB

The Free Surf Bodyboarding World Tour has officially been opened to fans.

From now on, world bodyboarding fans will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite riders, as they perform the most radical tricks and maneuvers. Do you know it works?

The world's best bodyboarders will upload their best videos recorded over a one-month period. All clips will be available online so that fans cast their votes on their favorite footage. The rider with the most votes wins the competition.

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Ben Player: injured at Riley's | Photo: Shark Island Challenge

Ben Player has been severely injured while surfing the iconic left-hander of Riley's, in Ireland.

The three-time world bodyboarding champion suffered a ruptured spleen and consequent internal bleeding and had to be airlifted by the Irish Coast Guard.

Player was getting his share of waves with pro surfer Jamie Mitchell when the accident took place. The part of the coast where the Australian got injured is of difficult access.

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Scott Arena: he dominated the DK division | Photo: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

Jack Harries has won the Open Men's division of the 2015 NSW Bodyboard State Titles, held at Box Beach.

Despite the small two-foot waves, Jack Harries from Avoca showed a variety of innovative maneuvers to defeat fellow Central Coasters Jake Gibson, Lucas Magoney and local surfer Anthony Thurlow.

After nearly missing out on his Open Mens Drop Knee semi-final due to a late arrival, Aaron Glossop managed to take out the coveted final for a series of powerful turns. The southern Sydney surfer posted a heat total of 11.16 to get the edge over Mathew Sullivan, who claimed second position.

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