Night bodyboarding: the lights can't fail

Portuguese bodyboarders are going to hit the waters and the waves at night, in Praia da Baia, Espinho, Portugal.

The "Stars of the Waves" will be held at 00h30m, on 19th September, in one of the busiest days of the city of Espinho. Sunday will be a special religious date for all locals. The patroness - "Nossa Senhora da Ajuda" - will certainly bless the ocean for this amazing contest.

Just right after the fireworks, the bodyboarders will kick off the tow-in and tow-out event.

There will be prizes for the best trick, best air and best wave. Praia da Baia, in Espinho, is one of the best surfing spots in the North of Portugal.

The confirmed athletes are:

António Cardoso, Bernardo Alvim, Bogdan Goleminov, Diogo Coutinho Silva, Filipe Ferreira, Nelson Oliveira, Jaime Jesus, Luís Coelho, Luís Pereira, Márcio Silva, Nuno Pereira Barrela, Nuno Cardoso, Paulo Costa, Paulo Valente, Rui Pereira, Sérgio Machado, Silvano Lourenço, Tiago Moita Silva, Tiago Ramires, Daniel Fonseca, Gonçalo Silva e Bernardo Jerónimo.

Follow the all the action live at www.starsofthewaves.com