Tuesday, March 25, 2014

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

IN THIS EDITION:  Lilly Pollard Suffers Broken Neck and Back at Mystics Beach, Alex Uranga Wins Sumol Nazare Special Edition, Guilherme Tamega Returns Home to Promote GT Boards, Jeff Hubbard Joins ASM/ USANA Health Sciences, Itacoatiara Pro to Return for 2014!

LILLY POLLARD SUFFERS BROKEN NECK AND BACK AT MYSTICS BEACH
Lilly giving the thumbs up from her hospital bed!
  NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA-  2014 Women's Pipeline Champion Lilly Pollard suffered three fractured vertebrae from a bad wipeout during a bodyboarding session at Mystics Beach.  She was taken by rescue helicopter to Wollongong Hospital where she remained in serious but stable condition.  She, later, posted on her facebook page to let everybody know that she is, in typical Lilly form, in good spirits and that exams have shown that there is no spinal chord damage.  Here's wishing you a speedy recovery, Lilly!

Illawarra Mercury News Article:
http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/2173016/photos-surfer-suffers-back-injury-at-mystics/?cs=300#slide=1


ALEX URANGA WINS SUMOL NAZARE SPECIAL EDITION
Alex Uranga claimed the winner's check at Nazare.
  NAZARE, PORTUGAL-  Alex Uranga (Basque) has won the Sumol Nazare Special Edition invitational event in Portugal.  Here are the Final results:
1st- Alex Uranga
2nd- Pierre Louis Costes
3rd- Tiago Silva
4th- Dino Carmo
5th- Amaury Laverne
6th- Jamie Jesus

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

Sumol Nazare Special Edition on Facebook

Final Day Highlights on Vimeo


GUILHERME TAMEGA RETURNS HOME TO PROMOTE GT BOARDS
Tamega introduces his new line of bodyboards in Rio.
  RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL-  6x World Champion Guilherme Tamega returned home to Rio to personally introduce his new line of bodyboards, GT Boards, at an in-store workshop at Vortec Bodyboard Shop on Saturday, 22 March 2014.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

GT Boards official website:  www.gtboards.com.br

GT Boards on Facebook


JEFF HUBBARD JOINS ASM/ USANA HEALTH SCIENCES

  HAWAII-  3x World Champion has signed on with ASM (Action Sports Marketing) and USANA Health Sciences, Inc.  He joins the likes of fellow bodyboarders Jeremy Wright, Soomin Kim, Kainoa McGee, Ron Ziebell, Jordan Stallard, Tyler Wiemann, Kap Sanderson, Seabass Perez, PJ Tartak along with a roster of olympic athletes and professional sports from tennis to the NFL.

For more information, please be sure to visit the following links:

ASM Website:  www.asfpro.com

ASM Movement on Facebook

USANA Website:  www.whatsupusana.com

USANA on Facebook

www.hubboards.com


ITACOATIARA PRO TO RETURN FOR 2014

  NITEROI, BRAZIL-  In an announcement made on the official Facebook page, The Itacoatiara Pro plans on running in late July, following the conclusion of the FIFA World Cup.  Stay tuned as more information becomes available.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

Itacoatiara Pro on Facebook


  That's all for now.  Until the next time, I'm Steve "Action" Jackson.  I'll see you out in the water...YEEEWWW!!!

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