The rebirth of Morey Boogie
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1d ago
The renaissance of the Morey Boogie brand is underway. It's the most prestigious and recognized bodyboard company in the sport's history, and it was founded by Tom Morey, the father of modern bodyboarding. Despite the famed reputation, the legendary brand has not enjoyed a steady and linear path since its creation in 1973, two years after Tom shaped the world's first bodyboard. The business flourished, and Morey was manufacturing and selling over 80,000 per year when he sold the firm to Kransco between 1977 and 1978. Several critical back-to-back events followed. Mattel acquired Kransco in 19 ..read more
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Big wave bodyboarder Pedro Levi chases world record in Nazaré
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1M ago
Pedro Levi is on a mission to ride the biggest wave of all time on a bodyboard. He's been doing it for over a decade, and it seems he will only stop once he's been awarded the Guinness World Record (GWR). Pedro Levi is a veteran bodyboarder from Portugal who competed in the national circuit. But his passion for huge waves has taken over his drive to the point that, a few years ago, he had to develop his own air chamber-style life vest. Garrett McNamara started calling me "Patagonia Boy." The truth is that no investment has been made in big wave bodyboarding equipment, and the requirements are ..read more
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Pierre-Louis Costes joins Morey Bodyboards
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1M ago
Pierre-Louis Costes and Morey Bodyboards signed a partnership and sponsorship deal. The French will ride for the American boogie board company. Everything happened fast and unexpectedly, and the details were not disclosed. On February 24, 2024, the two-time world bodyboarding champion announced he was parting ways with Pride, his longtime sponsor. "After an incredible 13 years riding for Pride Bodyboards, the time has come to start a new chapter in my life," Costes wrote. "With Pride, I achieved everything I could only dream of." "We won my first world title the first year of our collaboratio ..read more
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Kai de Legh conquers 2023 Australian Bodyboard Titles
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8M ago
The 2023 Australian Bodyboard Titles concluded at North Haven in Port Macquarie, the capital of Australian bodyboarding. Held under pristine 3-4 foot offshore conditions, the ocean provided the perfect canvas for bodyboarders to showcase their prowess, vying for the coveted title of Australian champion. Glen Elliott, Surfing Australia Contest Director, believes they witnessed the best conditions ever seen for this division of the Australian Titles. "Epic conditions for the bodyboarders, with each participant reveling in the high-performance peaks at North Haven," Elliot said ..read more
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The biodegradable mushroom-based bodyboard
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10M ago
A groundbreaking eco-revolution is washing over the surfing industry, powered by a remarkable innovation: mushroom-based bodyboards. Enter the Magical Mushroom Company (MMC). Born in 2019 in Surrey, England, MMC first made waves as a packaging firm with a green thumb, crafting biodegradable packaging from mushroom roots called mycelium ..read more
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El Frontón claims life of Julian Gonzalez
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1y ago
Professional bodyboarder Julian Gonzalez Perez passed away while surfing El Frontón in Gáldar, La Palmas, Gran Canaria. The 29-year-old rider from Colombia lost his life on Christmas Eve in Spain's infamous slab. On December 24, the emergency authorities received an alert for an accident that had taken place on the coastline ..read more
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The history and evolution of the swim fin
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1y ago
Swim fins are a piece of essential equipment for swimmers, bodyboarders, bodysurfers, snorkelers, and divers. A swim fin, also referred to as a swimfin or a flipper, is an aquatic sports accessory used to enhance the speed and performance of swimmers in the water. Swim fins are designed to increase propulsion, stability, and maneuverability when swimming ..read more
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Jeff Hubbard: the explosive Hawaiian bodyboarding aerialist
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1y ago
Jeff Hubbard cemented himself as one of the bodyboarding's most influential and successful riders. He is well known for his high-flying acrobatic moves and has been at the forefront of high-performance bodyboarding since the 1990s. Jeffrey Dean Hubbard was born on October 21, 1975, in Kailua, Hawaii, to Mark and Barbara Hubbard ..read more
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How to sit on a bodyboard
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1y ago
Waiting for waves is one of the most common situations bodyboarders and surfers go through during their sessions. Learn how to sit on a bodyboard and relax your muscles. The lineup is for wave riding what a waiting area is for airports. In both cases, people are on standby for their upcoming rides and flights. Depending on the swell conditions, the wait for the next set of waves can last for several minutes, if not half an hour ..read more
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Tristan Roberts crowned 2022 world bodyboarding champion
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1y ago
Tristan Roberts is the 2022 world bodyboarding champion. The South African bodyboarder secured his second consecutive world bodyboarding title after his maiden win in 2019. Roberts, who led the rankings until the last event of the season, only needed to do better than his direct opponents, Tanner McDaniel and Alan Muñoz ..read more
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