Wednesday, November 13, 2013

2013 ISA World Bodyboard Championship

The International Surfing Association's
2013 WORLD BODYBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP
(officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee)


October 12th-18th
Playa Parquito, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela
Wave Conditions: 2ft. wind swell

OPENING CEREMONY:



FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
GOLD- Brasil
SILVER- Venezuela
BRONZE- Chile
COPPER- Costa Rica




ALOHA CUP TAG-TEAM CHALLENGE
  Run as the final event of the ISA World Bodyboard Championship, the ALOHA CUP is a tag-team relay competition.  The top 4 teams in the WBC standings select 4 competitors for this event.  Each competitor must paddle out, catch 3 waves, run back up the beach and tag the next rider on their team.  ALL waves are scored, and the team with the highest combined total wins The Aloha Cup.  The results are, also, factored into the final team standings.

GOLD- Venezuela
SILVER- Brasil
BRONZE- Costa Rica
COPPER- Chile



MEN'S GRAND FINAL
GOLD- Eder Luciano (Brasil)
SILVER- Roberto Bruno (Brasil)
BRONZE- Gabriel Brantes (Chile)
COPPER- Enyer Moncado (Venezuela)


Day One Highlights from 2013 ISA World Bodyboard Championship



WOMEN'S GRAND FINAL
GOLD- Neymara Carvalho (Brasil)
SILVER- Luz Marie Grand (Puerto Rico)
BRONZE- Giselle Gaselli (Chile)
COPPER- Lumar Guittard (Venezuela)



DROP KNEE GRAND FINAL
GOLD- Luis Rodriguez (Venezuela)
SILVER- William Fallas (Costa Rica)
BRONZE- Renato Arellano (Chile)
COPPER- Jose Manuel Henriquez (Dominican Republic)





UNDER 18 BOYS GRAND FINAL
GOLD- Jefferson Bustos (Costa Rica)
SILVER- Luis Briceno (Venezuela)
BRONZE- Marcyus Thompson (Brasil)
COPPER- Gonzalo Espinoza (Chile)



UNDER 18 GIRLS GRAND FINAL
GOLD- Glorielys Oropeza (Venezuela)
SILVER- Catalina Hernandez (Chile)


FINAL DAY HIGHLIGHTS:


ANTI-DOPING AND DRUG TESTING:  As required by the International Olympic Committee guidelines, the International Surfing Association conducts anti-doping and drug testing at the conclusion of competition and prior to awarding any medals at the World Bodyboard Championship.



OVERALL TEAM STANDINGS
1- Brasil
2- Venezuela
3- Chile
4- Costa Rica
5- Argentina
6- Dominican Republic
7- Ecuador
8- Morocco
9- Puerto Rico

  Hopefully, the 2014 ISA World Bodyboard Championship will see some of bodyboarding's major players...USA, Hawaii, Australia, France, Spain, Japan, etc...return to competition and make a run for gold!  Until next year, we'll just have to wait and see!

Who do you think will win Gold in 2014?

Official Press Release: http://www.isawbcvzla.com/#!15/c14n1

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