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- 02 November 2018 | Bodyboarding
Jair Bolsonaro used a bodyboard as a table for microphones during the first press conference since he was elected president of Brazil.
The new president-elect transformed a blue and green, reversed rocker Tribord boogie board into a pulpit for his first meeting with some members of the press.
However, Bolsonaro and his team did not allow the presence of the leading national media outlets O Globo, Valor, Folha and Estado de S.Paulo.
- 30 October 2018 | Bodyboarding
The Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) is studying the possibility of running an APB World Tour event at Surf Lakes, in Yeppoon, Queensland.
Alex León, CEO of APB, visited and surfed the newly-debuted wave pool, and saw great potential for a professional bodyboarding contest.
Surf Lakes features five different peaks. "The Wedge" is one of them. It's a hollow wave designed specifically for bodyboarders. The slab could very well host an APB World Tour event in 2019.
- 29 October 2018 | Bodyboarding
Mike Stewart suffered one of the worst wipeouts of his career at Teahupoo, in Tahiti.
The 55-year-old waterman is one of the most experienced wave riders. He won nine world bodyboarding titles, still competes professionally at the highest level.
This time, however, he was not injured riding his Science bodyboard. Stewart was pushing his personal limits by bodysurfing in one of the heaviest waves on the planet.