Tuesday, July 24, 2012

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

MITCH RAWLINS WINS 2012 NMD SHARK ISLAND CHALLENGE

Mitch Rawlins celebrating his win. Photo: Trouville

  The 2012 NMD Shark Island Challenge was run in 2 meter waves at the infamous Shark Island in the Cronulla region of Sydney, Australia.  20 of the world's best bodyboarders, including four trialists from the Australian national tour, were invited to compete in this International Bodyboarding Association (IBA) specialty event that had a 3 month waiting period for one day of intense competition.  Here are the final results below:

Mitch...pitted at Shark Island. Photo: Trouville
(SIC Final)
1st - Mitch Rawlins
2nd - Ewan Donnachie
3rd - Jason Finlay
4th - Damian King

  For more information and photos from the 2012 NMD Shark Island Challenge, be sure to visit these links:

http://ibaworldtour.com/2012/07/2012-nmd-shark-island-challenge-complete/

www.sharkislandchallenge.com

...and stay tuned to www.youtube.com/ibaworldtour for video highlights!


ISRAEL EDUARDO WINS FEBBRJ MATTE LEAO IPANEMA PRO



(Mens Pro)
1. Israel Eduardo – Rio das Ostras
2. Helliton Loureiro – Espírito Santo
3. Diego Vieira – Leme (RJ)
4. Bruno Invyk – Campos
(Womens Pro)
1. Maira Viana – Espírito Santo
2. Jéssica Becker – Macaé
3. Neymara Carvalho – Espírito Santo
4. Isabela Sousa – Ceará
(Mens Open)
1. Adejaldo Silva – São João da Barra
2. Rodrigo Otávio – Posto 5, Copacabana (RJ)
3. Jonathan Cardoso – Posto 5, Copacabana (RJ)
4. Daniel Ferreira – Posto 5, Copacabana (RJ)
(Womens Open)
1. Marilene Fernandez – Espirito Santo
2. Luisa Albuquerque – Recreio (RJ)
3. Luiza Sardinha – Campos
4. Hengy Santos – Pernambuco
(16 & Under)
1. Kayque Thomaz – Recreio (RJ)
2. Sócrates Santana – Posto 5, Copacabana (RJ)
3. Matheus Bastos – Posto 5, Copacabana (RJ)
4. Pedro Valim – Niterói
  For more information about the FEBBRJ (Federacao de Bodyboard de Rio de Janiero), the 2012 Rio Matte Leao Bodyboard tour schedule, rider profiles, and rankings visit the official FEBBRJ site:
HAWAIIAN KAHEKILI LABATTE JOINS CUSTOM X BODYBOARDS TEAM
  For more information on Custom X Bodyboards and Kahekili Labatte, be sure to check out www.custom-x.com as well as Custom X Bodyboards and Custom X Hawaii on Facebook.
  Well, that's the latest in the world of bodyboarding!  Stay tuned to BODYBOARDING 101 for daily blogs and updates every day Monday through Friday.  Until the next time around, I hope you're all scoring good waves and good times...YEEEWWW!!!

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