Neymara Carvalho with tough opponents in the 2009 Cobra D'Água Bodyboarding

May 2, 2009 | Bodyboarding

Cobra d'Água Bodyboarding Show

On Thursday the girls debuted at Cobra D’Água Bodyboarding Show Bahia 2009. The event, that distributes US$ 35.000 and 1000 points on IBA World Ranking, happened today with some wind and difficult conditions on Armação Beach.

The current #1 of WWT Neymara Carvalho had some difficult moments in her heat but in the end she got two good waves to win. “The conditions are very difficult here, but I found good waves and I'm so happy to progress”, said. “Now only two girls will be on water and this is better for me because I will have more time to choose good waves”, finished Neymara.

Eunate Aguirre also got a good performance in Bahia. “The conditions are not so good but I keep focus and got two good waves to win. I'm very relaxed now that I can have a good result here in Brazil”, said

The men contested the second round (trials) and the Brazilians filled the majority on heats. Only two foreign riders, Dan Worley (USA) and Angelo Freda (VEN), had a good result and moved on the third round.

The next call happen at 8 AM (local time) and the organizers are expecting good waves for Friday. The top-16 will debut only on Saturday .

Schedule for Friday

Men – 3rd Round

Women – Round of 16

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