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Shark Island Challenge 2015 teaser

It's Back! The APB Tour have officially confirmed that the much anticipated Shark Island Challenge will again run in 2015. There were initial reports that...

Queensland State Titles get underway on the Sunshine Coast

Event one of the 2017 Inverted Queensland Bodyboarding Titles presented by Pride Bodyboards will be greeted with a clean 3ft+ of East swell when...
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Michael Novy Wins Inaugural Nomad Big Wave Awards

It nearly cost him his life, but Sunshine Coaster Michael Novy now finds himself with some handy pocket money after catching one of the deepest...

Champions crowned at Australian Bodyboard Titles

Eight new Australian Bodyboard champions were crowned in a massive final day of the Australian Bodyboard Titles at Coffs Harbour on the weekend. Continuing his outstanding form...
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IBA Hawaii Sandy Beach Challenge Highlights

The IBA Hawaii Tour brought its second stop of 2015 to Sandy Beach on the southeast shore of Oahu. Well known as a bodyboarding mecca,...

In the Action: Chile ready to defend their title

It’s Monday afternoon in Iquique, Chile and the Parade of Nations and Opening Ceremonies for the Iquique Para Todos 2015 ISA World Bodyboard Championship...
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The first Big Wave Award entry of 2016 is here and it’s epic

In case you haven't heard, the Nomad Big Wave Awards are back and bigger than ever in 2016. Naturally, these awards cater towards the more unhinged...
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Dave Winchester goes back to back at the Jeff Wilcox Memorial

Highlights clip from the Jeff Wilcox Memorial 2015. FULL FINAL DAY REPORT BELOW: TL;DR: Dave Winchester won. The Final day of the Wilcox always has a lot...

Who is the best free surf bodyboarder in South America and South Pacific?

Think you know who we should be looking out for in South America and South Pacific? Or does one of your good mates tear the...
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Fronton King waiting period begins this Friday

Fronton is back. One of the world's best bodyboarding waves will be back in the spotlight this month with the return of the Fronton King...

In The Action: Catching up with Team Australia at the ISA Games

APB Tour commentator and Riptide contributor Steve "Action" Jackson is in Iquique, Chile for the annual ISA World Bodyboard Championships and will be providing...

Andre Botha wins Cave Rock Invitational

The local champ takes it out in classic conditions.If you're not up to speed with what the Cave Rock Invitational is go have...
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Lewy Finnegan wins the Australian Indian stage of the 2015 FSB World Tour

Perth's Lewy Finnegan has beaten a star-studded field of Australian and International bodyboarders to be crowned the Free Surf Bodyboarding Champion of the Australia Indian Ocean Region (WA, SA,...

Bodyboarding past and present legends to coach at Boogie Youth clinic

Australian bodyboarding Hall-of-Famer Steve "Bullet" Mackenzie will headline a star-studded cast of bodyboard coaches for the upcoming Boogie Youth clinic at Maroubra next month. Run in...
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Sam Thomas takes a beating in South Australia

The first contender for the "best wipeout" category of the Nomad Bodyboards Big Wave Awards has emerged with one of Tasmania's maddest men throwing...
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Peru takes the lead after intense day three at ISA World Bodyboard Championships

An intense day of critical heats transpired on the third day of action at the 2015 Iquique Para Todos ISA World Bodyboard Championship, bringing...

Noah Symmans wins inaugural Lee Graffin McCurdy Invitational in epic conditions

The inaugural Lee Graffin McCurdy Invitational went down at Mitchell's Wedge last weekend in pumping conditions. The special invitation-only event, which paid tribute to some...

Shark Island Challenge called ON!

And it starts tomorrow morning.Above: Last year's champ, local Josh "Blackie" Kaihe en route to victory in 2013. Photo: Myles McAlisterYep, the green-light...

Pierre-Louis Costes Wins the Annaelle Challenge 2015

Current world number two Pierre-Louis Costes overcame a strong challenge from his competitors to take out the GoPro Annaëlle Challenge 2015. The Frenchman was the in-form...
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GoPro Annaelle Challenge is back for 2015

Here is the official teaser "Gopro Annaëlle Challenge 2015" presented by ISS. The APB world tour specialty event is back and promises to be an...

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