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- 21 August 2017 | Bodyboarding
Bodyboarding is a popular wave riding sport across the world. However, professional bodyboarders have always struggled to live out of competitions and sponsors.
As in many other individual and team sports, men tend to end up with the largest sponsoring deals and the largest contest prize purses, leaving almost nothing for their female counterpart.
However, both sides have bills to pay if they decide to live the dream and tour the world. In other words, it's not easy to become a female bodyboarder.
- 18 August 2017 | Bodyboarding
The inaugural Sydney Bodyboard Club Invitational will take place at Whale Beach, in New South Wales, on 14 or 15 October 2017.
The non-profit event designed by the Sydney Bodyboard Club (SBC) hopes to attract athletes from different clubs headquartered in Cronulla, Central Coast, Forster, Newcastle, Port Stephens, and Sydney.
The goal is that riders hang out and exchange experiences with other bodyboarders, have fun and raise money for their local clubs.
- 16 August 2017 | Bodyboarding
Bodyboarding is a young sport. The first world titles were awarded in the 1982 and, believe or not, American mainlanders have never won a single one.
The first ever bodyboarding competitions were held in the late 1970s, a few years after Tom Morey introduced the bodyboard to the water sports community.
However, the first stand-alone world championship was only held in 1982, at Pipeline, where Daniel "The Boogieman" Kaimi made sure to shine with a casual and stylish riding approach.
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