How to stand-up bodyboard

It is one of the sport's most forgotten disciplines. The stand-up bodyboarding movement had its heyday between the late 1980s and early 1990s, but it continues to be an exquisite art.

It takes practice to become a stand-up bodyboarder. But if you're an accomplished surfer or a drop-knee enthusiast, it will be easier to stand up on the boogie board while trimming the wave at full speed.

The first thing you need to take into consideration is the board you're riding. If you're trying stand-up bodyboarding for the first time, grab a larger board than your regular option.

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Iain Campbell is the 2017 APB World Tour champion

Iain Campbell has been crowned the 2017 APB World Tour champion.

The South African bodyboarder clinched his maiden world bodyboarding title in the sand banks of Nazaré's Praia do Norte, in Portugal.

Campbell is the third South African bodyboarder to win a world title. The first was Andre Botha (1998 and 1999), and the second rider was Jared Houston (2015).

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Vintage Bodyboard Collectors/Collective: the guardians of bodyboarding history

The Vintage Bodyboard Collectors/Collective (VBC) is a treasure chest founded in 2015 by a hardcore bodyboarding enthusiast.

In a couple of years, Damien Alexander gathered thousands of young and old bodyboarders around a dream - to share the memories, to relive the good old days, and to exchange boogie board experiences.

Alexander was born in 1973 and spent his childhood watching bodyboarding evolve from a summer pastime to a professional sport.

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