APB North America plans a regional tour in 2019

APB North America is planning a revolution in American bodyboarding.

Details are still emerging, but the newly-created bodyboarding organization issued a short statement confirming that there will be a North American Regional Tour coming in 2019.

The competition is expected to involve Puerto Rico, the US East and West coasts, and Mexico altogether, but it can also result in a national tournament format, with each country putting up its own circuit.

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The 1985 mini-documentary on the Morey Boogie board

Less than 15 years after the invention of the boogie board, there were already bodyboarders getting deeply barreled at Pipeline.

In 1985, when a mini-documentary on the inventor of the revolutionary watercraft was broadcasted, Tom Morey was already a public figure in his own right.

The "Thomas Edison of the surf world" had created a three-pound board that enables riders to feel the thrill of the roller coasters.

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Mauricio Abrunhosa crowned 2018 NSW Bodyboard State champion

Mauricio Abrunhosa has taken out the 2018 NSW HIF Bodyboard State Titles, at Surf Beach, in Kiama.

The veteran Brazilian bodyboarder claimed the Open Men's division and will represent New South Wales in the upcoming Australian Bodyboard Titles, set for Tweed Heads in August.

The event had Jones Beach, Bombo Beach and Werri Beach as backup spots, and got underway in contestable two-foot waves. A total of eight new NSW bodyboarding champions have been crowned.

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The authorities of Orihuela, a city and municipality located in the southeast of Spain, are under heavy criticism after banning surfboards from its coastline.

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