Cobra d'Água Bodyboarding Show 

On Thursday the girls debuted at Cobra D’Água Bodyboarding Show Bahia 2009. The event, that distributes US$ 35.000 and 1000 points on IBA World Ranking, happened today with some wind and difficult conditions on Armação Beach.

The current #1 of WWT Neymara Carvalho had some difficult moments in her heat but in the end she got two good waves to win. “The conditions are very difficult here, but I found good waves and I'm so happy to progress”, said. “Now only two girls will be on water and this is better for me because I will have more time to choose good waves”, finished Neymara.

Eunate Aguirre also got a good performance in Bahia. “The conditions are not so good but I keep focus and got two good waves to win. I'm very relaxed now that I can have a good result here in Brazil”, said

The men contested the second round (trials) and the Brazilians filled the majority on heats. Only two foreign riders, Dan Worley (USA) and Angelo Freda (VEN), had a good result and moved on the third round.

The next call happen at 8 AM (local time) and the organizers are expecting good waves for Friday. The top-16 will debut only on Saturday .


US Open of Bodyboarding 

The 2009 Sport Chalet US Open of Bodyboarding is just around the corner and it will be held between 23-25th May. This year Bodyboarding will host it’s own US open to crown it’s champion on the historical Huntington Beach Shores.

The USBA is looking forward to kicking off the 2009 Bodyglove USBA Grand Slam tour at the Sport Chalet US Open. This will be a first for the USBA that we hope will lead to many years of success with Sport Chalet and the US Open.

To kick off the event Sport Chalet will host a meet and great with USBA top 10 riders such as Dave and Jeff Hubbard, Jonah and Jacob Romero as well as many other top USBA riders and IBA world tour hopefuls.

The USBA is proud to announce they are continuing their official partnership with the IBA world tour for the third year straight. This means the US Open will provide valuable point towards the USBA Grand Slam tour, which at years end the top 8 USBA riders will earn a slot into the 2010 IBA Pipeline Pro event!

SOURCE: US Bodyboarding

Cobra D’Àgua Bodyboarding Show

The Cobra D'Água Bodyboarding Show is ready to receive the best riders in the World.

The event is ready and a huge 350-feet structure was built in Armação Beach, in Salvador, Brazil. The waves today were around 5 feet with pretty good form.
There is a big swell for the weekend where is expected to get up to 6 feet. This Tuesday the day is reserved for the amateurs and the for the professional check in.