IBA Rio das Ostras 2008 

By far today was the best day of event. The highlights where the defeat of Guilherme Tâmega in the 8th heat of the 3rd round and of Luis Villar. Pierre Louise Costes and Amaury Laverhne are the foreigners that survived the Brazilians and guaranteed their spot on the quarter finals.


"If anyone wants to fight for the world title, they need to compete in all conditions", said Amaury Laverhne after advancing to the next round.
 
Naara Carolyne had highest score for the woman's, 13.50 and defeated Maira Vianna that was her direct contestant for the world woman's titles. Naara can come out of Rio das Ostras as the new leader of the tour.

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IBA Rio das Ostras 2008 

The final settings for the Rio das Ostras event where being made today. The city already breaths bodyboarding. Top riders such as Uri Valadão, Neymara Carvalho, Eunatte Aguirre, Rita Pires and Catarina Souza are already in town and ready for action.
 
The stage is being set. This Wednesday only the amateurs will compete for the 2nd event of the Brazilian national tour.
 
All professional riders must attend the official check in this Wednesday from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on the Rio das Ostras Bodyboarding house, near the beach.
 
Source: IBA World Tour

Rio das Ostras 2008 

Everything is ready for the 4th IBA world tour event that will happen from July 24th to 27th in Costa Azul Beach, in Rio das Ostras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The competition will distribute $30.000 dollars and 1000 points in the world ranking.
 
The mandatory check in will take place on Wednesday July 23rd from 9:00AM to 7:00PM in Rio das Ostras Bodyboarding house, right beside the Costa Azul beach.
 
Seems to be coming for next week a good swell that might bring nice waves to the competition staring on Saturday. As usual, the Rio das Ostras Bodyboarding 2008 will have online web cast starting Thursday 24th 9:00AM local time.

Source: IBA World Tour