- 28 September 2009 | Bodyboarding
Attention all international riders. The entries for the Búzios Bodyboarding 2009 where extended until September 30th . All riders can pay without the charge of late fee to participate on the 11th stop of the IBA world tour. The check in will take place on the Geribá Beach.
Huge swell forecasted for Búzios.
A huge south east swell is forecasted to reach Búzios on Wednesday September 30th. The swell promises to delivery 8 to 10 feet sets for the competition. The best competitors of the world will challenge themselves on the heavy waves of Geribá beach.
Big names confirmed
Some big stars have confirmed they participation on the Búzios Bodyboarding 2009. Two riders that have real chances of title this year, Mike Stewart and Guilherme Tâmega are 100% confirmed. Lucas Nogueira, Eder Luciano and Magno Oliveira will fight to improve their ranking position. Eunate Aguirre, Neymara Carvalho and Jéssica Becker will battle among each other for this year world title.
September 30th - Wednesday
Check In for everyone from 9:00 to 5:00 PM
October 1st – Thursday
October 2nd – Friday
October 3rd – Saturday
Competition and official party
October 1st – Sunday
Finals and winners ceremony
- 26 September 2009 | Bodyboarding
Buzios is ready to receive the world best bodyboarders to next stop of IBA World Tour. During five days the Brazilian spot will have all the attentions and the riders promising good battles for world title. On MWT 7 bodyboarders fight to world title and some of them will compete on Buzios Bodyboarding 2009.
Guilherme Tâmega and Mike Stewart are confirmed to event that will distribute U$35.000,00 and 1000 points in World Ranking.
On WWT the Brazilians Neymara Carvalho and Jessica Becker and the Spanish rider Eunate Aguirre will do a very hard dispute to first place in World Tour. Neymara is leading the tour with a minimum difference to second place Eunate.
The expectations to this event are very hugh. A good swell is expected to event and on first day the conditions will be 6feet plus. The conditions on Geribá Beach are perfect on this time of the year and the organizers are very exciting. “Buzios Bodyboarding 2009 will be a historical event. There is a huge swell coming and the conditions will be very good”, said Flávio Brito, IBA Brasil technical director.
Luis Villlar from Brazil is in Rio training to event. “The predictions are very good. This is important for us because this help a lot the riders. I will work hard to change my result here”, said Luis.
- 22 September 2009 | Bodyboarding
Our second event of the season was a full 2 days event, making this contest the largest Bodyboarding Event in Florida.
Conditions were great on both days. Glassy 3-4 ft waves all day long under sunny skies made this a real nice beach day for Saturday and simlar conditions, but smaller, for Sunday.
Dan Worley took home $500 for the first place in the PRO division.
Devin Ricke took first place in the DK, Steven Tyson took first place in the AM, Alfonso Parodi took first place in MASTERS. For the first time ever, we had a JUNIOR division in the water. The FBA is commited to promote the sport for the youth.
This event also provided an EXPRESSION SESSION sponsored by INVERSTYLE.COM. The best one trick in a wave went to Austin Dalton and Steven Vitale.