2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival: the QEST is on

The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival kicked off in clean, three-to-four-foot waves at La Cupula, in Chile.

The second event of the Qualifying Event Series Tour (QEST) is also the first premium competition of the season, offering valuable points toward the rankings, and $35,000 in prize money for both the men's and women's divisions.

The APB is also introducing the new non-elimination round system which invites riders to take more risks and boost their performance in front of the judging panel.

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Matteson Kai is producing a documentary on his father Tom Morey

Matteson Kai Morey is one of the four sons of Tom and Marchia Morey. He is seeking help to create a documentary on his father's contribution to the action sports industry.

Tom Morey is one of the most relevant personalities in the history of surfing. But his legacy goes beyond the invention of the boogie board.

Throughout his life, the Detroit-born aeronautical engineer became a superb musician, a surfboard shaper, and an active entrepreneur. Matteson aims to highlight his career with a film featuring interviews with pioneer athletes, businesspeople, and historical footage.

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APB North America plans a regional tour in 2019

APB North America is planning a revolution in American bodyboarding.

Details are still emerging, but the newly-created bodyboarding organization issued a short statement confirming that there will be a North American Regional Tour coming in 2019.

The competition is expected to involve Puerto Rico, the US East and West coasts, and Mexico altogether, but it can also result in a national tournament format, with each country putting up its own circuit.

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The push through, or punch through technique allows surfers to get past a small broken wave and reach the lineup without having to duck dive or turtle roll.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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