Surf Skooter: handle bars for bigger airs and stronger carves

Surf Skooter, a bodyboard designed to fill the gap between surfing and bodyboarding, will be launched in the summer of 2015.

The idea may not be radically new, but the Surf Skooter will hit the market. Can you imagine a bodyboard with handle bars? Well, you've probably seen a couple of ones a few years ago in the hands of pros.

The Surf Skooter was "invented" in Michael and Christopher Hoskins, in 2009. Michael was a regular bodyboarder, but when he tried surfing, he found it hard to learn.


Bodyboarding: difficult times for pro riders

Professional bodyboarding is living one of the most difficult seasons in the history of the sport. Nevertheless, there are good examples of how competitions can be run. Isn't it time to imitate good practices?

Bodyboarding fans are confused. The IBA World Tour 2014 has been cancelled, but its Facebook page keeps posting insipid messages. The website is a disgrace: two blocks of ads, and a short message with a mistyped word.

The newly-formed Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) promised a revolution in the World Tour but, in the first six months of the year, only the Pipe Pro was run. How can a professional sports circuit survive with events being held with a six-month interval? In the medium term, it will not be impracticable.


Ben Veitch: sealing his maiden Open Men's State title

Ben Veitch is the 2014 Western Australia bodyboarding champion.

The third and final event of the 2014 SunSmart WA Bodyboard Titles wrapped up in unforgettable fashion over the weekend with sensational winter conditions blessing competitors at Scarborough Beach.

After a marathon 10 hour day, a total of eight State Bodyboard Titles were awarded as a team of 25 riders were confirmed to represent Western Australia.