- 29 June 2010 | Bodyboarding
Total bodyboarding action is what you can expect from the new movie "Familia", to be premiered in Figueira da Foz, Portugal, on the 2nd July, at the city's Centro de Artes e Espectáculos.
"Familia" was filmed in Bali, Sumatra, Tahiti, Figueira da Foz, Açores, Philippines, Mexico and Mentawai.
The movie features several Portuguese bodyboarders such as Luis "Porkito", "Xourico", "Marreta", Jaime, João Traveira and their lives around bodyboarding.
- 28 June 2010 | Bodyboarding
The third annual Keiki Ocean Fest was held yesterday in extremely fun surf at Waimanlo bay beach park. Oahu’s youth showed up in full force ranging from 4 to 15 years of age. The weather report lead the events volunteers to believe that the event could be a rain out.
However Mother Nature had different plans for the Keiki’s and provide sun and waves for all. With only a sprinkle mid morning the rest of the day was amazing, sunny and with fun swell for large turn out on hand.
The Keiki Ocean Fest is like one big family and this year we had a good amount of new faces added to the growing Ohana. The talent at the Keiki Oceanfest was impressive. Both eastside locals and visiting Leedward, Town and Northshore Keiki ripped their way through the day. The entire field was treated to a free lunch by Wahoo’s Fish Tacos and Keneke’s, which fueled them for big performance
Standouts outs of the event came in the form of Blain (father) and Quixion (Child) Andrews busting full air rolls in the Tandem Division which lead them to the win.
The girls where shredding and Saydi Smuth had the moves to take her to the win. In the 13-15 division Kealii Alapai edged out last years winner Brandon Amaya with big rolls and combos.
The highly competitive 12 and under division was taken by Shaydon Wolfe for the second year and a row with Kawika Kamai coming in a close second. All the competitors showed amazing talent and stoke for the sport of Bodyboarding and it seems Oahu’s bodyboarding heritage is in good hands.
All competitors walked away with prizes and every finalists (18) where given a new board so they tear up the waves during rest of the school summer holidays.
Good times is what the Keiki Ocean fest is all about and once again our goal was accomplished, which is to have as much fun as possible with the new era of Oahu’s Bodyboarders. Mahalo to all or sponsors for making it another great year for the Keiki of Oahu.
1. Saydi Smth
2. Kekai Reeves
3. Taylia Lee Pakehi
4. Laura De Soto
1. Kealii Alapai
2. Brandon Amaya
3. Shaydon Wolfe
4. Kawaiki Kamai
5. Jon Oba
12 & Under
1. Shaydon Wolfe
2. Kawaia Kamai
3. Mark Reeves
4. Nick Reeves
5. Zane Berabe
6. Kailiona Daversola
1. Quickson & Blaine Andrews
2. Ezekiel & Melanie Bartels
3. Keiki Bouchard & Kainoa
4. Hauoli & Nick Reeves
5. Kayala & Jub Andrews
6. Tawney & Peter Pakele
- 21 June 2010 | Bodyboarding
Aruban bodyboarder Gregory Wouters recently walked away with almost all the victories at the BIA (Bodyboarding International Association) Zuma Bodyboarding competition.
Gregory claimed 1st place in the Men’s Amateur division, 1st in AA (advance amateur division), 1st in AAA (semi Pro division), 1st in amateur DK, 2nd in Pro DK but best off all 1st in Open Pro division winning the current BIA Leader Ryley Cole. Woulters comes home with a total of 6 trophies (five 1st places and one 2nd place).