APB World Tour: pro bodyboarders will crown a champion in 2014

The Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) has confirmed that Terry McKenna has returned to the organization as Chief Operating Officer.

The former IBA World Tour manager is back in the game. McKenna will join the APB World Tour, adding experience and his infectious enthusiasm to the competition. He's the new director of technical operations.

"Forget what's happened and focus on what's about to happen. Really looking forward to working with all the promoters and doing a few key events. It's an exciting time," says Terry McKenna, who left the former IBA World Tour unhappy with the way things were being done.


Shark bite: bronze whaler shark like bodyboarders

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.


GoPro bodyboard mount: capture your El Rollos and ARS

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.