Monday, October 5, 2015

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

IN THIS EDITION: Jared Houston and Ayaka Suzuki Win at Nazaré Pro, Mayor of Nazaré Announces 4-Year Contract with APB, Alexandra Rinder Wins 2015 WWT Title, Sintra Portugal Pro Results, Dave Hubbard Wins 7th DKWT Title, Tahara Pro Japan Results.


JARED HOUSTON & AYAKA SUZUKI WIN AT NAZARÉ PRO


   PRAIA DO NORTE, NAZARÉ, PORTUGAL-  Jared Houston (South África) has won the Men's Pro and Ayaka Suzuki (Japan) has won the Women's Pro at the inaugural running of the Nazaré Pro in Portugal.

For the full story, please read the official press releases:

Jared Houston Flips Into Ratings Lead in Nazaré
Ayaka Suzuki Wins Nazaré

For more information, please be sure to visit:

APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


MAYOR OF NAZARÉ ANNOUNCES 4-YEAR CONTRACT WITH APB


  PRAIA DO NORTE, NAZARÉ, PORTUGAL-  During closing ceremonies at the 2015 APB Nazaré Pro, Mayor Walter Chicharro announced the signing of a 4-year contract with the APB, solidifying the legendary Praia do Norte as a destination for the bodyboarding world tour for years to come.  In addressing the competitors and crowd of fans, Mayor Chicharro said, “I’m happy to say that we have signed a further 4 year contract with APB to stage the championship in Nazaré.”  Expanding on the mayor's comments, Operations Manager for the APB Terry McKenna added, “The town of Nazaré has shown its love for the sport and despite the fact that we didn’t get the big waves that it’s famous for, we did show the world that its an excellent small wave destination for the average enthusiasts. We will be back next year.”

For more information, please be sure to visit:

APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


ALEXANDRA RINDER WINS 2015 WWT TITLE


  PRAIA DO NORTE, NAZARÉ, PORTUGAL-  Alexandra Rinder (Canary Islands) has won the 2015 APB Women's World Tour.  She is now a 2x World Champion at the age of 17.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

Alexandra Rinder Athlete Page on Facebook
APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


SINTRA PORTUGAL PRO 2015 RESULTS


  PRAIA GRANDE, SINTRA, PORTUGAL-  Here are the final results for the Men's, Women's, Drop Knee, and Pro Junior divisions at the 2015 APB Sintra Portugal Pro.


(MEN'S FINAL)
1. Pierre Louis Costes (France)
2. Iain Campbell (South África)


(WOMEN'S FINAL)
1. Jessica Becker (Brazil)
2. Sari Ohhara (Japan)


(DK FINAL)
1. Dave Hubbard (Hawaii)
2. Martin Mouradian (Guadeloupe)


(PRO JUNIOR FINAL)
1. David Barbosa (Brazil)
2. Matheus Bastos (Brazil)

For more information, please be sure to visit:

Sintra Portugal Pro official website
Sintra Portugal Pro on Facebook
APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


DAVE HUBBARD WINS 7TH DKWT TITLE


  PRAIA GRANDE, SINTRA, PORTUGAL-  With his win at the 2015 APB Sintra Portugal Pro, Dave Hubbard (Hawaii) has become 7x Drop Knee World Champion.

For more information, please be sure to visit:

Dave Hubbard Athlete Page on Facebook
Hubboards official website
Hubboards on Facebook
APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


TAHARA PRO JAPAN 2015 WWT RESULTS

Sari Ohhara took the win at the Tahara Pro.

 TAHARA, JAPAN-  Here are the final results from the 2015 APB Tahara Pro Japan WWT event.

(WOMEN'S FINAL)
1. Sari Ohhara (Japan)
2. Nao Nagai (Japan)

For the full story, please read the official press release:

Sari Ohhara Wins Tahara Pro

For more information, please be sure to visit:

APB Tour official website
APB Tour on Facebook


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

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