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- noun A
water sport, similar to surfing, in which one kneels or lies on a bodyboardand is carried by breaking waves.
- verb Present participle of
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For far too long, there has been an unspoken and pervasive discrimination against bodyboarding, which is most obvious on the websites that pertain to surf and surf forecasts, namely Surfline. com and the myriad of others which we wave riders depend on for surf info.
We love going bodyboarding, which is a bit naughty for people of our age and not what you'd consider normal, but we were both brought up by the sea so it's embedded in us.
The man in his early 20s was bodyboarding with five friends when the shark attacked, a police spokesman said.
When we hit these websites to check the wave forecasts, it is almost as if bodyboarding barely exists and if it does, it's often with insults, "dick-draggers" being the most recent.
True to form, most bodyboarders know their sport is an underdog and they tend to buy products from companies that support bodyboarding, like No Friends and ebodyboarding. com.
For instance, I see news of every minor surf contest all over Surfline's front page but where was Mike Stewart's return to the World Tour Top Ten last year on the pro bodyboarding circuit?
I know when I go bodyboarding, even for a short session, I feel renewed and refreshed and able to come back with a reinvigorated perspective and a nice jolt of adrenaline and energy.
Do not alienate us or continue the apartheid against bodyboarding.
Let's unite for our common causes through organizations like Surfrider, who could stand to do more outreach in the bodyboarding community in general.
Kyle James Burden was attacked while bodyboarding at around 1pm WST yesterday at Bunker Bay, about 300km south of Perth.