2009 Katherine Melo Pro 

All competitors attending the Brazilian IBA leg tour must confirm their entry online.

Both events will distribute a total of $75.000 dollars and more than 4500 IBA world points.

The first event will take place in Estaleirinho Beach, Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina from April 21st -26th . The event will count as a women Grand Slam event and international for men. A total of $25.000 dollars for men and $15.00 for women will be distributed.

The Bahia Show event will take the world best riders to Armação Beach, in Salvador. The event will take place from April 28th to May 3rd. A total of $20.000 dollars for men and $15.000 for women will be awarded.

The check in for the Cobra D’Àgua Bahia Show will take place on the 28th(Tuesday) for a start on the 29th(Wednesday).

All international riders MUST register the English entry at www.CBRASB.com.br 

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Rebel Sport Pro Tour 

The International Bodyboarding Association Australasia (IBAA) has solidified the future of bodyboarding within Australia today, inking a massive deal with Rebel Sport.

Swimming strongly against the current of the worlds financial crisis the six figure, multi year sponsorship with the major sporting goods store will ensure the sport continues to flourish.

IBAA General Manager, Terry McKenna sees the sponsorship as a testament to the marketability of bodyboarding and paints a bright future for the sport.

"This is an exciting partnership with Rebel Sport," McKenna said.

 The sponsorship includes the naming of the Australasian Pro Tour, naming of the bodyboarding national titles, a Rebel Sport Pro bodyboarding event, a RAW pro junior series in the summer plus an exclusive IBAA/Rebel Sport merchandising arrangement.

"This is the biggest single sponsorship that the sport has signed and will ensure that the future of bodyboarding is in safe hands."

The Rebel Sport Pro Tour will draw approximately two thousand competitors, competing on the Australasian professional circuit for points and prize money all in a bid to be the annual tour champion, the most prestigious accolade in Australasian bodyboarding. 

Attracting some of the worlds biggest bodyboarding names, including the likes of Dave Winchester (2008) and Andrew Lester (2007), The Rebel Sport Tour will be at the summit of professional bodyboarding.

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Mitch Rawlins 

Boogerking is excited to welcome Mitch Rawlins to the team.

Mitch has been at the forefront of progressive Bodyboarding for a while.

His 1st place in the Peer Poll last year secures his spot as a leader of the sport and with a new Mitch Dvd on it's way exciting times are ahead.

Mitch said of the new deal.

"I'm stoked to be riding for Boogerking. It's cool to be riding for one of the boys (Toby) and a part of a team which includes Ben. He rips."

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