Division 71: Brian Peterson shapes the future of bodyboards

Bodyboarder and shaper Brian Peterson has just started a new bodyboard brand.

Division 71 bodyboards are designed and manufactured at Area 71, in San Clemente, California.

Brian Peterson has already shaped bodyboards for Toobs and Mike Stewart's Science.

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Eric Medcalf: winner at the Goose Gosby Memorial

The Open Mens final was certainly a great spectacle with back flips galore and an awesome display of bodyboarding talent. It could easily have been a World Pro final anywhere in the world.

With 2-4 foot waves all day and beautiful sunshine all day, Port Macquarie really turned it on and we will be back next year to make it even bigger and better.

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Puerto Escondido: that's Hidden Port, in English

One of the most prestigious wave in the world, Puerto Escondido, in México will receive for the first time a professional bodyboarding competition. The Zicatela pro will take place from July 28th to August 6th with a 10 day waiting period.


A total of $20.000 will be distributed being $10.000 for the men, $5.000 for the women and $5.000 for the Drop Knee.

The competition will distribute 1500 points of the IBA Latin America tour and will be an IBA international special event. IBA is looking forward to have this event as part of its international tour.

“Definitely Puerto Escondido is a wave that has everything to do with our sport. We hope that next year we can have it as part of the International tour.” Said Chico Garritano Head judge of IBA.

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