ISA World Bodyboard Championship: tough battles set for Iquique | Photo: ISA

Amaury Lavernhe and Pierre Louis Costes have confirmed their presence in the 2015 ISA World Bodyboard Championship, in Iquique, in the north of Chile.

The former world champions will join a long list of riders competing for medals in five divisions: Open Men, Open Women, Junior Under-18 Boys, Junior Under-18 Girls, and Open Dropknee.

The event returns to Iquique for the second consecutive year, and it will run from December 3rd-16th. The first ever ISA World Bodyboard Championship took place in 1988.

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Mike Stewart: no signs of fatigue at 52 | Photo: Mike Cerrone

Mike Stewart will always be Mike Stewart. The nine-time world bodyboarding kept true to himself and won the Millers' Surf Big Island Challenge, in Honoli'i, Hawaii.

The Big Island has always been underrated when it comes to wave riding competitions. However, the river mouth spot near Hilo proved to be the ideal venue, with clean, glassy waves breaking in the six-foot range.

The third event on the 2015 Kellogg's IBA Hawaii Pro Tour had an in-form Mike Stewart surfing against the young guns. The 52-year-old bodyboarder surfed like a kid in a candy store.

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Pierre-Louis Costes: backflipping at the 2015 Annaëlle Challenge | Photo: Annaëlle Challenge

Pierre-Louis Costes has claimed the 2015 Annaëlle Challenge, held in an island located off the coast of Finistère, in France.

The former world bodyboarding champion won the sixth edition of the prestigious APB Tour specialty event, in which 16 wave riders tackle a speedy right-hand slab.

After a wild first day of action in the remote island, four bodyboarders earned a ticket to the ultimate showdown. The 45-minute final had Costes, Borja Gainzarain, Jeremy Arnoux, and Julien Le Sehan battling for gold and glory.

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