Tuesday, October 4, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

CURRENT EVENTS: Bodyboarding News

IN THIS EDITION: Jared Houston Injured at Nazaré, Tanner McDaniel Enters PJWT Season Finale with Points Lead, Sam Thomas' Shipsterns Clip is First Entry For Big Wave Awards 2016/17.


DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPION SIDELINED WITH SHOULDER INJURY

2015 APB Men's World Champion Jared Houston (South Africa). Photo: APB/Josh Tabone.

  PRAIA DO NORTE, PORTUGAL-  Defending 2015 APB Men's World Champion Jared Houston has withdrawn from competition at the 2016 Nazaré Pro, as well as the season Finale at Fronton, due to a dislocated shoulder suffered during a training session at Nazaré.  Here is the official press release from the APB World Tour:  Jared Houston Suffers Shoulder Injury


TANNER MCDANIEL ENTERS PJWT SEASON FINALE WITH POINTS LEAD

Tanner McDaniel during the 2016 Arica Chilean Challenge. Photo: APB/Pablo Jimenez

PRAIA DO NORTE, PORTUGAL-  Hawaiian Tanner McDaniel holds the points lead on the 2016 APB Pro Junior World Tour going into the Pro Junior season finale at the Nazaré Pro in Portugal.  McDaniel is looking to fend off the Brazilian trio of Socrates Santana, Diego Gomes, and Matheus Bastos to claim his first ever Pro Junior world title.  Here are the current points standings going into the final event of the season:

1. Tanner McDaniel (Hawaii) 3800 points
2. Socrates Santana (Brasil) 3600 points
3. Diego Gomes (Brasil) 3320 points
4. Matheus Bastos (Brasil) 3200 points

The 2016 APB Nazaré Pro contest window is Oct. 3rd-11th.  Stay tuned to apbtour.com for all of the latest news and live webcast coverage.


SAM THOMAS' SHIPSTERNS CLIP IS FIRST ENTRY IN BIG WAVE AWARDS 2016/17



TASMANIA-  Sam Thomas has submitted a new clip filmed at Shipsterns Bluff, becoming the first entry into the Nomad Bodyboards Big Wave Awards 2016/17.  Check out the clip above, and be sure to visit Riptide Bodyboarding online for more information.

Riptide Press Release:  First Big Wave Award Entry 2016


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

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