Brazilian bodyboarding adopts equal prize money for men and women

The Brazilian Bodyboarding Confederation (CBRASB) announced that it will award equal prize money for men and women.

The historic decision was made "after an evaluation of the technical criteria" and will already be adopted in the third stage of the Brazilian Bodyboarding Circuit, held in Vila Velha, in the state of Espirito Santo.

CBRASB responded positively to a request initially made by the government of Espirito Santo but has not yet confirmed whether the decision will be valid for the upcoming events and seasons.

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Bobby Kithcart is the first bodyboarder to ride the Surf Ranch

Bobby Kithcart is one of the first lucky bodyboarders to ride the Surf Ranch, in Lemoore, California.

The rider from Los Angeles' South Bay was invited to bring his boogie board to the restricted wave pool owned by the World Surf League. Bob rides for Custom X Bodyboards.

In fact, Kithcart is probably the first accomplished bodyboarder to take on the Surf Ranch, after the initial test by Australian musician Flume, and the latest lark by pro surfer Leonardo Fioravanti.

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Lachlan Cramsie is your 2018 ABA Tour champion

Lachlan Cramsie secured a back-to-back ABA Tour title, in the last event of the season.

The bodyboarder from Queensland beat Liam Lucas in the final of the SWS Mystics Pro, in New South Wales, and successfully defended his crown.

The event got underway in small wave conditions, so it all came down to picking the best waves, and squeezing them to their full potential.

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Anthony Vandenberg has once again participated in the Shackleford Challenge 2018 in Cedar Island, North Carolina. This time, he had a close encounter with a shark.

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