Monday, October 16, 2017

Ben Severson Announces Return of the BEN Board

1986 World Champion Ben Severson Announces Return of the Legendary BEN Board!

The Legendary BEN Board will be re-released through BSD Bodyboards!

  Yesterday (Sunday, October 15th), 1986 Bodyboarding World Champion Ben Severson announced through his Facebook page that BSD Bodyboards (Ben Severson Designs), will be returning to the worldwide market, and that he will be bringing back the legendary BEN Board model!

"The BEN boards are coming.  BSD is back into the retail market worldwide.  I would love to hear your comments!" - Ben Severson

Ben Severson Designs


Stay tuned to BODYBOARDING 101 for more news as this story develops.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

Ben Severson on Facebook


Mike Stewart Designs Bodyboard for Nazaré

Mike Stewart Creates Science Bodyboards Praia do Norte Model!

Mike Stewart presenting the Praia do Norte model from Science Bodyboards to Walter Chicharro, President of the Chamber of Nazaré.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with the city of Nazaré, to create boards specifically designed to suit this apex beach break.  The city has supported bodyboarding and myself over the years, so I am stoked to support Nazaré."  -9x World Champion Mike Stewart


The Science Bodyboards Praia do Norte model.




Limited Edition. Only 2 units on Planet Earth!

If there is any one bodyboarder on the planet, above all others, that has the wave riding knowledge and experience to design a bodyboard for use at Nazaré, Mike Stewart is most certainly that guy!

At 53 years old, during the 2016 APB Nazaré Pro, 9x Bodyboarding World Champion Mike Stewart paddled out at Praia do Norte and kicked into a few bombs like this...with no jet ski assistance!

Mike Stewart is the first and only bodyboarder on the Nazaré Wall of Fame.

For more information about Nazaré and the Praia do Norte model from Science Bodyboards, please be sure to visit:

Praia do Norte on Facebook

Praia do Norte Nazaré website


Sunday, October 15, 2017

Nelson Flores Has Won the 2017 APB Pro Junior World Title

Nelson Flores (Chile) is the 2017 APB Pro Junior World Champion!

"Nacho" Flores with Manny Vargas after claiming the 2017 APB Pro Junior world title!

  Nelson "Nacho" Flores, from Chile, has clinched the 2017 APB Pro Junior world title at Fronton King (Galdar, Canary Islands), the final event of the 2017 world tour season.  In doing so, Nelson has become the first Chilean to win a bodyboarding world tour championship! Felicitaciones, Nacho!!!

"Action" Jackson with Chileans "Nacho" Flores and Alex Castillo at the 2017 APB Itacoatiara Pro in Brazil.

For more information, be sure to visit:

APB Tour website

APB Tour on Facebook

Fronton King on Facebook


Stay tuned to Bodyboarding 101 for a full RECAP of the 2017 APB Fronton King Festival!


Saturday, October 14, 2017

RECAP: 2017 APB Nazaré Pro

RECAP: 2017 APB Nazaré Pro

An APB MWT/ WWT/PJWT Event

DATE: October 3rd-12th

LOCATION: Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal

Praia do Norte local Antonio Cardoso claimed his first world tour win at his home break! Photo: APB

MEN'S PODIUM FINAL:

3rd- Alan Muñoz (Chile)
4th- Diego Cabrera (Canary Islands)


MEN'S GRAND FINAL:

1st- Antonio Cardoso (Portugal)
2nd- Iain Campbell (South Africa)


Japanese competitors Ayaka Suzuki and Sari Ohhara swept the top two spots in the Women's Pro. Photo: APB

WOMEN'S PODIUM FINAL:

3rd- Isabela Sousa (Brazil)
4th- Alexandra Rinder (Canary Islands)

WOMEN'S GRAND FINAL:

1st- Ayaka Suzuki (Japan)
2nd- Sari Ohhara (Japan)


The Nazaré Pro Junior finalists. Photo: APB

PRO JUNIOR FINAL:

1st- Txomin Lopes (Basque)
2nd- Menelik Nazir (Canary Islands)
3rd- Eddy Mangenot (France)
4th- Miguel Ferreira (Portugal)


Joana Schenker (Portugal) clinched the 2017 Women's world title at Nazaré. Photo: APB

Iain Campbell (South Africa) secured the 2017 Men's world title at Nazaré. Photo: APB


Press Releases:

APB: All Hail Queen Joana of Portugal

Surfer Today: Joana Schenker Wins Maiden APB Women's World Tour Title

APB: Antonio Cardoso is the New King of Nazaré

Surfer Today: Iain Campbell is the 2017 APB World Tour Champion


For more information, photos, and video highlights please be sure to visit:

APB Tour website

APB Tour on Facebook


Friday, October 13, 2017

FRIDAY THE 13TH

HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13TH!

Just go bodyboarding. Last I checked, Jason Voorhees never attacked any bodyboarders.

Friday The 13th Survival Tips:

1. Don't go swimming in a lake, especially Crystal Lake.

2. Don't have sex.

3. Don't smoke cigarettes.

4. Don't drink.

5. Don't do drugs.

6. Don't go out by yourself, especially walking in the woods.

7. Don't split up. Always stay with the group.

8. Don't run from the killer.

9. If you trip, get up and run.

10. Always turn on the lights before entering any room.

11. Never run upstairs to hide.

12.  Just go bodyboarding. Last I checked, Jason Voorhees never attacked any bodyboarders.


Thursday, October 12, 2017

Iain Campbell Wins 2017 APB Men's World Title

South African Iain Campbell is the 2017 APB Men's World Champion!

Iain Campbell getting chaired up the beach at Praia do Norte after clinching the 2017 Men's title.

  At the 2017 APB Nazaré Pro in Portugal (October 3rd-12th), Iain Campbell has claimed the 2017 Men's World Tour title.  He is only the third South African bodyboarder in history to become world champion, following in the footsteps of 2x World Champion Andre Botha (1998, 1999) and Jared Houston (2015).  Congrats, bru!!!

Surfer Today press release

Stay tuned to Bodyboarding 101 for a full RECAP of the 2017 Nazaré Pro.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

www.apbtour.com

APB Tour on Facebook


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Joana Schenker Wins 2017 APB Women's World Title

Joana Schenker Wins 2017 APB Women's World Title

2017 Women's Bodyboarding World Champion Joana Schenker. Photo: APB

  At the 2017 APB Nazaré Pro in Portugal (October 3rd-12th)), Joana Schenker claimed the 2017 Women's world title on home turf.  In capturing the title at Praia do Norte, the 4x European Champion from Sagres became the first bodyboarder from Portugal to ever become a world tour champion.  Parabens, Joana!

APB Press Release

Surfer Today Press Release

For more information, please be sure to visit:

www.apbtour.com

APB Tour on Facebook