IN THIS EDITION: Dubb Wins in Peru, Jeff Hubbard Day, Florantin Signs with ID, Vargas Goes Full-Time with Creed SUP, 2013 IBA Annaelle Challenge Specialty Event Confirmed, Australian GSS event confirmed.
DUBB WINS IN PERU
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JEFF HUBBARD DAY OBSERVED IN KAUAI
KAUAI, HAWAII- 3x World Champion Jeff Hubbard was honored for his accomplishments on his home island of Kauai. Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. proclaimed April 2nd 2013 to be Jeff Hubbard Day. In a small ceremony which included the mayor, Jeff, and the Hubbard family Jeff received a framed proclamation from the mayor and the county of Kauai.
YOAN FLORANTIN SIGNS WITH ID BODYBOARDS
MANNY VARGAS GOES FULL-TIME WITH CREED SUP
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA- In an official announcement on his blog, Manny V in the Water, Manny Vargas announced that he has taken a full-time job with Creed SUP. For all of the details regarding this story, be sure to visit Manny´s blog:
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2013 ANNAELLE CHALLENGE SPECIALTY EVENT CONFIRMED
ANNAELLE, FRANCE- In an official announcement from the IBA, made in a video release (seen above) by 2010 World Champion Amaury Lavernhe and 2011 Miss France Laury Thilleman, the 2013 Annaelle Challenge has been confirmed as an IBA specialty event. This invitation-only competition will feature 20 riders and a waiting period running from August 15th to November 26th, 2013. Be sure to stay tuned to the following links for all of the latest news and updates regarding Annaelle:
AUSTRALIAN GSS EVENT CONFIRMED
NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA- The IBA has officially confirmed event #2 on the 2013 IBA GoPro Bodyboarding World Tour Grand Slam Series. The NSW South Coast Mobile Challenge looks to run in the Kiama region with a waiting period of April 18th through May 1st. For the official press release, please visit the following link:
Well, that´s everything for this edition of CURRENT EVENTS. Until the next time, I´m Steve "Action" Jackson. I´ll see you out in the water...YEEEWWW!!!