Eric Medcalf: winner at the Goose Gosby Memorial

The Open Mens final was certainly a great spectacle with back flips galore and an awesome display of bodyboarding talent. It could easily have been a World Pro final anywhere in the world.

With 2-4 foot waves all day and beautiful sunshine all day, Port Macquarie really turned it on and we will be back next year to make it even bigger and better.

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Puerto Escondido: that's Hidden Port, in English

One of the most prestigious wave in the world, Puerto Escondido, in México will receive for the first time a professional bodyboarding competition. The Zicatela pro will take place from July 28th to August 6th with a 10 day waiting period.

A total of $20.000 will be distributed being $10.000 for the men, $5.000 for the women and $5.000 for the Drop Knee.

The competition will distribute 1500 points of the IBA Latin America tour and will be an IBA international special event. IBA is looking forward to have this event as part of its international tour.

“Definitely Puerto Escondido is a wave that has everything to do with our sport. We hope that next year we can have it as part of the International tour.” Said Chico Garritano Head judge of IBA.

Mike Stewart and Guilherme Tamega, all world champions, have already confirmed their participation.

Source: IBA World Tour

Wes Fisher: king of white water bodybaording

The second and final day of the 2010 Sport Unlimited Cape Classic, presented by Reef Wetsuits and Science Bodyboards, got underway in icy, inconsistent surf at the Hoek in Noordhoek on Monday 22 March 2010. The backdrop was one of cloud and wind but the sandbanks didn't fail in dishing up some highly contestable 2 footers as the day wore on.

Once the nitty-gritty of the remaining heats were settled and the finals began to get announced, the crowd got into the spirit and started hooting as the lead in heats seemed to sway regularly. The event was once again well-attended and the crowd listened to talks and checked out displays setup by the Save Our Seas Foundation before taking up various positions along the rocks.

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