Joe Bourke: he took it all

Joe Bourke claimed the 2014 NSW Bodyboard State Titles, at Crowdy Gap Beach, Australia.

The best bodyboarders in New South Wales were forced to move from Crowdy Head to Crowdy Gap Beach because of the wild five-to-six foot waves.

After the first round of competition at Jones Beach, Kiama, riders gave all they had to secure spots in the upcoming Australian Surf Festival.

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West Beach Warfare 2014: the best of South African bodyboarding

Stephen Du Preez landed a huge backflip to steal the second consecutive West Beach Warfare 2014, in Port Alfred, South Africa.

The Pro division got underway in consistent three-to-four foot waves. The final saw Iain Campbell and Stephen Du Preez competing for the highest place in the podium.

The decisive final began with offshore winds and radical tricks from both riders. Du Preez opened his heat with an excellent barrel into a roll on the end section, while Campbell showed a smooth roll-to-air reverse.

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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.

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