Maxime Castillo: hitting the lip at Figueira da Foz | Photo: Figueira Wave Experience

Maxime Castillo has taken out the Figueira EuroBodyboard 2014, in Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

The second and penultimate stop on the European Tour of Bodyboard (ETB) 2014 was run in four-to-six foot waves, at Cabedelo Beach.

Pierre-Louis Costes, who won the first stage in La Salie, finished the Portuguese leg in third position behind Miguel Adao, and ahead of Anas Haddar.


Alexandra Rinder: the 2014 APB Women's World Tour champion | Photo: Science/DRM Fotografia

At only 16 years of age, Alexandra Rinder claimed the 2014 APB Women's World Tour. She is the youngest female champion in the history of professional bodyboarding.

The chapter ended in tears. Tears of joy. Despite being eliminated in the fourth round of the Sintra Portugal Pro, Rinder saw Isabela Sousa delivering her a maiden world title, with a victory in the final.

Alexandra immediately got emotional, and tried to hide her tear behind sunglasses. She hasn't reached the age of majority yet, but a steady and consistent performance in the 2014 APB Women's World Tour payed off.


Bodyboarding: the sport has its own lingo | Photo: Sacha Specker

The sport of bodyboarding has its own lingo. The invention of the bodyboard by Tom Morey brought new terms, words, expressions and tricks to the world of wave sports.

The bodyboarding glossary of terms used in the waves is useful to all levels of bodyboarders. Discover the vocabulary of bodyboarding and learn new words: