Professional bodyboarding is a relatively new concept. The first boogie-only contest was in 1982. It was the International Morey Boogie Bodyboard Pro Championships.
The Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) confirmed it is working actively to re-establish a professional and amateur bodyboarding circuit in North America.
Portugal is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches, food, historical monuments, nice weather, and friendly people. But the westernmost European country is also a popular wave riding destination.
Swim fins don't last forever - wear-and-tear is inevitable. However, you can always stretch their lifetime a bit by repairing the cracks that slowly appear in the rubber.