Makapuu Championships: sunny waves out there

Mapakuu offered up fun surf for all 80 competitors who came out to battle it out for the title of Makapuu Champion.

There were many standouts but none more so than Trevor Kam (Hawaii Kai,Oahu) and JB Hillen (Maili , Oahu) who both made the finals in Open Amateur and 14-18 year old Amateur divisions.

Another big all around proformance came from Jesse Walsh (Maui) who made final in Drop Knee, Open AM, 14-18 and the Stand Up Bodyboard division. Winning the Open Amateur division was Sandy Beach local Keioni Haina (Hawaii Kai, Oahu) with big backflips and clean spins.

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2010 Sport Unlimited Cape Classic: aerial view of aerial move

Competitors were greeted with overcast and somewhat cold conditions on the first day of the 2010 Sport Unlimited Cape Classic presented by Reef Wetsuits and Science Bodyboards. Boland's Koel Bay Caves played host to a mixed bunch of bodyboarders that have made the annual trip to Cape Town from all over South Africa.

This year's event sees a large number of entries from some competitors that know what it's like to compete at IBA level and the standard of riding was evident with a few closely battled heats.

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Matty Guignon: watch this grommet in the near future

Australia’s newest online Bodyboarding Store is please to announce that Central Coast grommet Matty Guignon has joined the ibodyboard team.

Matty is one of the strongest grommet competitors in Australia and has been pushing the limits for the past two years around Copacabana and the Central Coast. We are stoked to have him on the team and he is surely one to watch out for in the up and coming ranks at the Soldiers Beach Pro in April.

It’s pretty competitive amongst these young guys on the coast and Matty has been charging in his local South Central Coast comps.