European Tour of Bodyboard: the Old Continent loves to show off

The 2014 European Tour of Bodyboard will kick off on the 11th April, at La Salie, Arcachon, France.

The official bodyboarding circuit of the Old Continent is planning four stages to crown male and female champions.

The 2014 European Tour of Bodyboard kicks off in France with the La Salie Pro Bodyboarding Festival. During the summer, competition moves to Portugal for the Miss Sumol Cup, in Aveiro, and the Figueira Bodyboard Pro, in Figueira da Foz.

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Struck by a dolphin: a bodyboarder in pain | Photo: Glenn Ellard/Milton Ulladulla Times

An Australian bodyboarder has collided with a dolphin while surfing at Bawley Point, in New South Wales.

The 27-year old wave rider was struck on the chest when he was duck diving a wave. The strong impact tore his wetsuit and caused him lower abdominal injuries.

The medical team arrived quickly, and the bodyboarder was later airlifted to the St George Hospital.

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Jeff Hubbard: making a statement for bodyboarding at Wavegarden

Who said artificial waves are only made for surfers? Find out what did the three-time world bodyboarding champion Jeff Hubbard think of the Wavegarden.

No Jeff, it's not a mirage. What you're actually seeing is the world's first ever surf pool by Wavegarden. So leave the croissant aside and go check if those waves out there are also made for bodyboarders.

The surf engineers are ready. Jeff Hubbards has put on his short wetsuit and waxed up his brand new signature bodyboard. Ready, set, ride.

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