- 06 October 2009 | Bodyboarding
Eder Luciano and Jessica Becker have won the 2009 Búzios Bodyboarding, in Brazil.
The 11th stage of the 2009 IBA World Tour was a hard fought battle for the best waves.
In the semi final, Eder Luciano defeated Mike Stewart, while Erisberto Abrantes took over fellow Brazilian mate Guilherme Tâmega.
Everybody was expecting the historical Stewart VS Tâmega final, but the underdogs took the show.
The final was pretty tough but Eder Luciano managed to get a 8 and 8,75 score to win the bodyboarding event.
Jessica Becker beated Joselaine Amorim and is now near the top of the rankings.
Jeff Hubbard is still leading the 2009 IBA World Tour as the pro bodyboarders head for the final and decisive leg - the Confital Pro in the Canary Islands
- 04 October 2009 | Bodyboarding
Men's event running on Buzios and the best riders gave a good show to everyone that appeared on Geriba Beach to support.
Mike Stewart and Guilherme Tamega were the best bodyboarders on second day and both advanced to quarter finals.
Guilherme did a great job with a 9,25 in his best score and Mike also got good waves on his heats.
With these results, both are still fighting for world title.
Today the conditions were very good with 6-8 feet plus waves on Geriba Beach.
“The conditions are pretty strong. I had some difficulties because I choose to get only good waves. I’m very happy to advanced but I’m only thinking in my next heat. When I enter in a contest I always try to do my best heat by heat”, said Mike.
The Brazilian Hellinton Loureiro had the best score with a perfect 10. He also got a 8,25 in the same heat and made the best result of this event: 18,25.
Tomorrow the girls will debut on event and the 1st and 2nd rounds should happen.
- 03 October 2009 | Bodyboarding
Amazing conditions on first of Buzios Bodyboarding 2009.
The conditions were so incredible that the event was postponed during big waves (8-10 feet plus). The event will restart on this Friday with the heats of second round (WMT).
José Otávio from Brazil was the best rider on first day of event with a 9,00 in huge wave. “I’m so happy to back to contests on this level. The waves are big and I like to compete on this kind of conditions. I hope that still this way”, said.
On this Friday the Mens will back to dispute the 2nd and 3rd round and the tops-16 will debut on event. Mike Stewart and Guilherme Tâmega are competing for 2009 World Title and everyone is waiting for a big challenge between them.
Eunate Aguirre and Neymara Carvalho are leading the world circuit and both of them are competing for the world title.