Small waves put riders to the test at La Cupula

It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

Despite a slight decrease in wave height, the world's best bodyboarders were able to adapt to the conditions on offer and delivered exciting acrobatic performances.

Spectators on the beach and thousands of viewers who follow the live online broadcast witnessed the 2017 ABP champion, Neymara Carvalho, being eliminated in the quarterfinals at the hands of the Japanese powerhouse Ayaka Suzuki.

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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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When you reach the "End of the Road," you're all by yourself. Are you sure you're ready to get barreled at Tahiti's infamous Teahupoo?

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Isaac Thomas owns an interesting collection of rare skimboarding DVDs. They document the evolution of the sport since the turn of the millennium.

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Cory Teunissen and Sean Silveira have taken out the third stop on the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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