- 10 June 2014 | Bodyboarding
A 1.5-meter bronze whaler shark has attacked a bodyboarder, off Parsons Beach, near Adelaide, in South Australia.
Scott Berry was riding waves with a friend, at 9:45am, when the shark started circling and bit him on his torso. It all happened very fast.
"I was probably most afraid after it had actually got me once. It had me a little worried as to what's going to go on from here," explains Berry.
- 03 June 2014 | Bodyboarding
GoPro has released a mount especially designed for bodyboard.
How do you capture El Rollos and ARS? Surf camera company GoPro has announced the launch of a bodyboard mount that allows you to shoot immersive POV footage, or point the camera back towards yourself to capture selfies while riding waves.
The mount is compatible with boards 1.5'' to 3.5'' (3.8cm to 8.8cm) thick, and includes a camera tether and locking plug for added security in heavy surf.
- 02 June 2014 | Bodyboarding
Jake Stone stole the show at the 2014 Good Earth Mandurah Pro, held Western Australia.
The third stage of the Australian Bodyboard Association (ABA) Tour 2014 marked a critical point for all contenders. Defending Rebel Pro Tour champion Lachlan Cramsie and Joe Clarke were focusing on a big win to run for presidency, but Stone had other plans.
With Clarke losing a first round elimination at Mandurah, his chances for 2014 were hurt. The second day of competition started with flawless performances from Jake Stone. His positioning and timing were impeccable.