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August means 1 thing in Southern California - BODYSURFING Contests

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August is action packed with a Bodysurf contests basically every weekend.
If you thought summer was on it’s way out, think again it’s just getting started #GetStoked.

Saturday Aug 8th & Sunday Aug 9th
Huntington Beach, California

The Chubascos Bodysurfing Association was formed in the 1980s as an organization to promote the sport of bodysurfing through participation and competition. The name Chubasacos drives from a Spanish word which translates into a heavy shower. 

Raining down on HB, the original members were coaches, swimmers and friends on the Cerritos Aquatic Club. 

Nearly 200 members have competed in various competitions, while over 500 members have enjoyed the joys of bodysurfing.

This epic contest Free to Enter here>  Entriesaccepted until August 5th
The contest also includes a Handplane Competition &  a Tandem Competition.

Be on the look out forOC_Crewmembers to bring the heat. 
Rumors are flying Slyde Hardboards Founder Steven Watts as well as Chief Ryder Officer Angela Ferendo may be entering the contest. 


URT bodysurfing event in oceanside

URT WOMP Bodysurfing Contest 2015 Sunday August 16th Coronado, California

URTis more than just the bark of sea lion, it’s the bridge between land and water.

This elite bodysurfing competition hosts it’s 5th year, showcasing some of the best Wompers in the universe.

Angela Ferendo of Slyde Hardboards will be a  guest judge at the contest.


world bodysurfing champs oceanside

World Bodysurfing Championships 2015 Saturday August 22nd and Sunday 23rd Oceanside, California

In it’s 39th year the World Bodysurfing Championship are one of the most anticipated bodysurf events of the year. 

Approximately 350-400 bodysurfers from around the world compete in their respective age divisions for trophies and prizes.

We’re stoked that Slyde Ambassador Mike Bakerwill be make the journey all the way from 
New Zealand (thanks to the monetary support of friends & family) to compete!
A waterman for over 47 years, we’re amped to see him charge the Pacific.


Slyde Handboards carbon Black Handboard

Win Slyde Handboards Black Carbon Fiber Complete Series
Online >Contest Entry Form Concludes Aug 19th at 12pm (PST)

Regardless of where you are in the world this contest is a game changer for bodysurfing.
We’re giving away an Epic Prize Package valued at $371.
There’s 18 ways to choice to enter WIN the ultimate #WaveCandy.

Best of luck to everyone competing and spreading the stoke! Please be sure to tag @slydehandboards in your event photos!

Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, Bluefly.com However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.

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