Jared Houston: Perfect 10 at Arica | Photo: Tabone/APB Tour

Spectacular barrels greeted riders competing at the 2015 Arica Chilean Challenge, in Chile. Round 4 has been completed.

Alan Muñoz was forced to quit the contest due to injury. As a result, super grom David Barbosa and veteran rider Roberto Bruno secured automatic tickets into Round 5.

After watching Lucas Nogueira and Antonio Cardoso advancing, Helliton Loureiro dropped a pair of eights (8.0 and 8.4) to come out on top and keep his winning hopes alive. Sacha Damjanic, a local talent, will also continue in the competition.

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Renan Faccini: the gothic rider | Photo: MCD

Renan Faccini has joined the iconic surf wear brand More Core Division (MCD).

The indie bodyboarder from Sao Paulo - widely known for his alternative trademark aerial antics - has signed a deal with the company founded by Michael Tomson and Jack Denny, in the 1980s.

Faccini, who was raised in the United States, is the first bodyboarder ever to enter the MCD team, which includes surfers and musicians. The cutting edge surf brand uses gothic imagery and raw graphics in its DNA.

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The Journey: a bodyboard game for mobile phones

"The Journey" is the world's finest bodyboarding game for smartphones.

YouRiding, the online water sports gaming company, developed a free-to-play realistic bodyboard game for mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

Riders are invited to travel the world in search of the perfect waves and to become the planet's best bodyboarder. The quest kicks off on the East Coast of the USA, but there are more than 300 waves to be ridden.

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