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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How to land a gyroll

Learn how to add the classic gyroll to your daily bag of bodyboarding tricks.

The gyroll is a bodyboarding maneuver invented by Mike Stewart. The Hawaiian pulled it out for the first time in 1983.

Stewart, who pioneered many of the sport's fundamental tricks, had been experimenting with ambitious combination-axis moves when the gyroll came to life.

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Joana Schenker wins maiden APB Women's World Tour title

Joana Schenker has been crowned the 2017 APB Women's World Tour champion.

The 30-year-old athlete secured the first ever world bodyboarding title for Portugal, after reaching the quarterfinals of the Nazaré Pro, held at Praia do Norte, in her home country.

The bodyboarder from Sagres has been ruling the European bodyboarding scene for four consecutive years but had never won the sport's most prestigious trophy.

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