Jérémy Arnoux: you can't get him out of the barrel

The Annaëlle Challenge 2014 will be run in the best possible conditions between September 1st and December 1st.

The specialty event is held in an uninhabited, small French island, under the supervision of the Association of Professional Bodyboarding (APB).

The slab pumps fast, hollow barrels that may well reach seven feet, off the coast of Nord-Finistère. Sixteen bodyboarders are invited to join the competition, and two come from the Trials.


Jase Finlay: he lives in the air

The Jase Finlay Big Air Challenge is back in 2014. The goal is simple: capture your best air, show it to the bodyboarding world, and win a pro board.

Jase Finlay and our friends at Riptide Magazine have teamed up to crown the best aerials in amateur prone riding. Between July 7th and August 1st, you're invited to pull the biggest air of your career.

Call a friend, capture video of yourself, and upload your clip to your preferred video platform. Easy. Finally, send the link to the Jase Finlay Big Air Comp and wait for the results.


Tristan Roberts: fly me to the moon | Photo: Seth Phitides

Tristan Roberts has claimed the Tand Invitational 2014, in powerful eight-foot (2.5 meters) South African surf.

Despite the cold temperatures felt in Cape Town, the exciting waves promised a day full of action. As swell lines hit the reef, perfect speedy barrels funneled across the peak, allowing deep tube rides and huge airs.

The final saw Tristan Roberts battling against Johan De Goede, Henk Esterhuysen and Iain Campbell. Iain boosted the biggest backflip of the event but, unfortunately, wasn't able to land it properly.