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- 22 May 2018 | Bodyboarding
Matteson Kai Morey is one of the four sons of Tom and Marchia Morey. He is seeking help to create a documentary on his father's contribution to the action sports industry.
Throughout his life, the Detroit-born aeronautical engineer became a superb musician, a surfboard shaper, and an active entrepreneur. Matteson aims to highlight his career with a film featuring interviews with pioneer athletes, businesspeople, and historical footage.
- 15 May 2018 | Bodyboarding
APB North America is planning a revolution in American bodyboarding.
Details are still emerging, but the newly-created bodyboarding organization issued a short statement confirming that there will be a North American Regional Tour coming in 2019.
The competition is expected to involve Puerto Rico, the US East and West coasts, and Mexico altogether, but it can also result in a national tournament format, with each country putting up its own circuit.
- 14 May 2018 | Bodyboarding
Less than 15 years after the invention of the boogie board, there were already bodyboarders getting deeply barreled at Pipeline.
In 1985, when a mini-documentary on the inventor of the revolutionary watercraft was broadcasted, Tom Morey was already a public figure in his own right.
The "Thomas Edison of the surf world" had created a three-pound board that enables riders to feel the thrill of the roller coasters.