Boscombe: UK surf city

The long awaited and greatly anticipated inaugural Sorted Surf Festival went ahead as planned last weekend on the 20th & 21st March at the newly completed and regenerated Boscombe Seafront, the two day festival saw well over 5,000 visitors which had two contrasting days for spectators and contestants.

The surf contest was called on for Saturday and given the green light the previous Thursday by the organisers and with a diminishing swell in tricky conditions all four categories had to be completed in one day. The junior event was the first to get underway at 8.30am and was soon followed by the Mens Open, Mens Over 35 and Bodyboard contests (results below).

Read more ...

Corey McLean: rebel bodyboarder with a winning cause

Queensland Association of Bodyboarding along with Burleigh Bodyboard Shop, Bodyboarders Surf Co, Inverted Bodyboard Stores are presenting the first event on the 2010 Rebel Sport Pro Tour.

International riders like current World Champion Jeff Hubbard (Hawaii) Amaury Lavernhe (Re-Union Isle) Pierre Louis Costes (France) and 9 times world champion Mike Stewart will all be competing as they head down under for the Soldiers Beach Pro. 

Defending Rebel Sport Pro tour champion Corey McLean will lead the charge of Australians.

We hope that by QAB presenting this event it will help bring all the riders back into the competition scene and create a big event each year to kick off the Rebel Sport IBAA Pro Tour.

Being the first round of the 2010 Tour, it presents your Team riders the perfect background of Duranbah Beach to kick off the season or set themselves up for the big event at Soldiers Beach the week after.

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.

Read more ...