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Joe Clarke leads the 2009 IBA Australasia ranking

Queenslander Joe Clarke has been on fire this year and is currently leading the ratings going into the next event the "Soldiers Beach Pro" on July 16 -19.

Vaughn Harris

Vaughn Harris, winner of last year's Pro Division, will be looking to hit back at this year's Wedge Classic and hopes to defend his title from the onslaught of many talented Pro and Junior hopefuls. Home advantage will doubtlessly benefit local bodyboarders, who will once again pose a serious threat in the various heats.

Shaun Petersen won the 2009 Brett Young Memorial Trials at Cronulla Point | Photo: Riptide Magazine

An awesome winter’s day greeted competitors on Sunday July 5, for this year’s Emerald Surf City Brett Young Memorial Trials. The event started off in classic winter fashion with offshore winds, crisp sunny conditions and a clean 4-5ft south swell.

Manuel Centeno is the 2008 European Bodyboard champion

The European Surfing Federation has announced the final schedule of the 2009 European Tour of Bodyboard.

James Kates signs to HB Australia

South Coast shredder, James Kates, has recently put pen to paper and the joined the HB Freedom Projekt Team.

Brett Young Memorial Trials

Attention all bodyboarders wishing to compete in an event with ‘POWER’. This year’s Emerald Surf City Brett Young Memorial Trials looks set to get underway this Sunday (5th July) with swell forecasts predicting a solid 2-3m South swell to rumble the N.S.W East Coast.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019