A collection of vintage Morey Boogie ads

Between the mid-1970s and the late 1990s, Morey Boogie released several high-impact ads, featuring the boards and stars of the newly-created sport of bodyboarding.

In a time when the only media were newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, the ultimate bodyboarding company produced a series of creative ads that slowly but steadily reached their target.

The world's first bodyboard saw the light of day on July 9, 1971. From that moment on, the sport of bodyboarding spread throughout the world, becoming in one of the most successful and popular new sports on the planet.

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How to tell if a bodyboard is waterlogged

Is your bodyboard heavier than you think it should be? Are you unsure whether there's water in your boogie board? Here's how to check if you're board is soaked.

Bodyboards are durable wave riding vehicles, but they're not bulletproof. And if water makes it to the core, it will weaken and destroy the materials, leading to decreased performance.

In the worst case scenario, a waterlogged bodyboard will snap in two, and you will need a new one.

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How to teach your kid to bodyboard

Are you on a week-long beach holiday? Have you bought bodyboard for your kid? Smart move. Get ready to introduce your offspring to the waves easily and safely. It is going to be fun.

Now that you're taking your toddler to the water, a few questions may have come up. What's the right age to teach a kid how to ride a boogie board? Is it safe to put a bodyboarder under a child's chest? How should he or she start?

There is no minimum age for learning to bodyboard. However, kids may start catching their first whitewater rollers by the time they reach three or four years.

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The full schedule for the 2018 European Skimboarding Cup (ESC) has been released.