PRS and Skintec: Nomad's R&D at work

Nomad has announced the introduction of two technological innovations in their 2014/2015 range of bodyboards.

The Australian brand will add a precision recoil stringer (PRS) to the new line of Supreme bodyboards, to be launched on July 1st.

The PRS is a tapered carbon fibre stringer, with a thicker, wider diameter in the tail to keep it stiff, that becomes narrower and more flexible as it gets closer to the nose of the board.

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Tand Invitational: scared to death

The Tand Invitational 2014 will be ridden between 29th June and 20th July, in the best possible wave conditions, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The fourth edition of the Tand Invitational will attract incredibly talented riders to one of the heaviest reef breaks in African waters.

The David Lilienfeld Trials, in memory of a late waterman, opens up the prestigious event to anyone wanting to have the opportunity to compete for the overall title.

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Pablo and Lander: carpenters working, do not disturb

Lander Irazabalbeitia decided to ride a paipo board in the Mundaka left-handers.

The world is going retro, and paipo enthusiasts are out in the line-up. Paipo boards mark the beginning of modern surfing and bodyboarding.

But in the 21st century, we call them "experiences." Irazabalbeitia, a Basque bodyboarder, decided to rediscover the roots of wave riding and designed a beautiful paipo with the helping hand of shaper Pablo Argüelles.

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