Joana Schenker wins maiden APB Women's World Tour title

Joana Schenker has been crowned the 2017 APB Women's World Tour champion.

The 30-year-old athlete secured the first ever world bodyboarding title for Portugal, after reaching the quarterfinals of the Nazaré Pro, held at Praia do Norte, in her home country.

The bodyboarder from Sagres has been ruling the European bodyboarding scene for four consecutive years but had never won the sport's most prestigious trophy.

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Iain Campbell clinches the 2017 Viana World Bodyboard Championship

Iain Campbell has taken out the 2017 Viana World Bodyboard Championship, at Praia da Arda, Viana do Castelo, in the north of Portugal.

The South African bodyboarder won his second consecutive APB World Tour event and cemented his reputation in the Portuguese beach breaks. Campbell displayed a solid and confident performance in Sintra and Viana.

For the Viana final, Pierre-Louis Costes and Iain Campbell met in wind-affected, three-to-six-foot waves. Despite the tricky ocean conditions, both riders found a few opportunities in a shifty lineup.

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Sari Ohhara wins in Madeira, Joana Schenker grabs fourth European title

Sari Ohhara has taken out the 2017 Bodyboard Girls Experience in six-to-eight-foot waves, in Madeira.

The 2017 Bodyboard Girls Experience confirmed that Madeira has world-class waves. The top female riders on the APB World Tour got barreled in perfect-peeling rollers at Fajã da Areia.

The truth is that there was a lot on the line for the bodyboarder girls. For example, Joana Schenker secured her fourth consecutive European Tour of Bodyboard (ETB) title.

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