Jason Bitzer

Sport Chalet and the United States Bodyboard Association (USBA) are kicking off the 2009 Bodyglove USBA Grand Slam Tour at the Sport Chalet US Open of Bodyboarding in Huntington Beach, California, on May 23rd.

Sport Chalet was a sponsor in the 2008 USBA tour and continues to ride the waves this year with the USBA.

Bodyboarding fans are invited to meet some of the world's best riders including Dave and Jeff Hubbard, Jonah and Jacob Romero, Spencer Skipper, Jason Bitzer, Eddie Solomon, Ross McBride, Jeremy Wright and many more at a kick-off autograph signing event on May 22nd, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Huntington Beach Sport Chalet, located at 16242 Beach Boulevard.

In addition to the professional competition, amateurs wishing to compete in the various amateur divisions can pick up a registration form for the event at the Huntington Beach Sport Chalet location.

The USBA is an official partner of the International Bodyboarding Association World Tour.

The Sport Chalet U.S. Open event will provide valuable points, qualifying riders for the USBA Grand Slam Tour.

The top eight USBA riders will earn a slot into the 2010 IBA Pipeline Pro event.

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