Alex Uranga: back for good

Alex Uranga has claimed the Sumol Nazaré Special Edition 2014, at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal.

The big wave bodyboarding event was held in shifting wave and wind conditions. The early morning waves were pumping in the four-to-eight foot range. Later in the swell dropped, but it was all still very contestable.

As the competition entered the final stages, waves got bigger, and adrenaline levels kicked in. The power of Nazaré has been confirmed, once again, this time with some of the best bodyboarders in the planet.

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European Tour of Bodyboard: the Old Continent loves to show off

The 2014 European Tour of Bodyboard will kick off on the 11th April, at La Salie, Arcachon, France.

The official bodyboarding circuit of the Old Continent is planning four stages to crown male and female champions.

The 2014 European Tour of Bodyboard kicks off in France with the La Salie Pro Bodyboarding Festival. During the summer, competition moves to Portugal for the Miss Sumol Cup, in Aveiro, and the Figueira Bodyboard Pro, in Figueira da Foz.

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Struck by a dolphin: a bodyboarder in pain | Photo: Glenn Ellard/Milton Ulladulla Times

An Australian bodyboarder has collided with a dolphin while surfing at Bawley Point, in New South Wales.

The 27-year old wave rider was struck on the chest when he was duck diving a wave. The strong impact tore his wetsuit and caused him lower abdominal injuries.

The medical team arrived quickly, and the bodyboarder was later airlifted to the St George Hospital.

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