Huntington Beach Pier: grab a seat

The 2011 Ocean Current USBA National Championship Tour is ready to kick off. The best bodyboarders in USA will be riding the first waves of the season, between June 3rd and 5th, at the Huntington Beach Pier.

The event number one will attract the cream of world bodyboarding and with a good run of south swell heading to California - formed from a low pressure system off of south America - the first two days of competition should be held in amazing surf for the traveling pro athletes.

The Sport Chalet US Open of Bodyboarding will be holding its USBA rider meet and greet at the Huntington Beach Sport Chalet, on June 2nd. Everyone is invited to come and meet their favorite riders on the USBA Tour.

In addition, this will double as the rider check in for all amateur and pro riders hoping to compete at this weekend’s event.

Fresh off the plane from the IBA World Tour competition in Chile, riders' list include the Hubbard brothers - Jeff and Dave - Jacob Romero, as well as the recent Arica Chilean Challenge winner and six-time world champion, Guilherme Tâmega.

Claudia Ferrari, USBA Women's US champion will also check in at the Huntington Beach Pier.

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