- 09 September 2013 | Bodyboarding
Helliton Loureiro has conquered the Rio Bodyboarding International 2013, at Posto 5, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
With 2000 points on offer, the Brazilian stage of the IBA Global Qualifying Series (GQS) was a great opportunity for local riders to climb up the rankings ladder.
The final heat of the Rio Bodyboarding International 2013 saw Brazilian Helliton Loureiro up against Morocco's lethal weapon, Brahim Iddouch.
- 05 September 2013 | Bodyboarding
Grey skies, rain, and low temperatures were not enough to halt competition at the Rio Bodyboarding International 2013, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Despite the difficult wave conditions, Round one of the Women's division hit the water.
In what would turn out to be an all-Brazilian affair, the eight competitors advancing were Patricia Setubal, Rafaela Alves, Joselane Amorim, Marilene Fernandez, Maria Helena Tostes, Paola Simao, Fabrisia Silva, and Gabriela Gouveia.
- 04 September 2013 | Bodyboarding
Eight riders have secured a place in the main event of the Rio Bodyboarding International 2013, after the completion of the Trials for the Men's Global Qualifying Series (GQS) stage.
The eight spots getting for Round 1 were occupied by Brazilians Amilton Junior, George Tannous, Marcyus Thompson, Luciano Cunha, Lucas Viana, Eron Melo, Rafael Cerutti and Breno Pessanha.
Highlights include Rafael Cerutti's 8.25 point wave and his combined score of 15.6 points, the highest scores at the Rio Bodyboarding International 2013 Trials.