by Michelle Michalak January 04, 2018

SLYDE INTO A VISUAL DAY DREAM WITH 7 BODYSURFING/HANDBOARDING INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS THAT WILL KEEP YOU VIRTUALLY STOKED WHERE-EVER YOU ARE.

@Família Bodysurf 

The bodysurfing scene has been gaining serious momentum in Brazil thanks to this crew from Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, who just hosted their first bodysurfing contest in Nov. of this year.  Keep your eyes on this account in 2018 as we anticipate a variety of talent and stoke to continue to be unleashed.

@munichslyde

Thomas Volkmann lives in Munich, Germany and routinely Slydes 14hours South West in Hossegor France.  His Instagram account is dedicated collage of all things handboarding, and the occasional German beer.

@conrad.808

Conrad Morgan is lives in Oahu, Hawaii amongst the boys of Kaha Nalu Hawaii. A newer face to the Sandy's bodysurfing scene and competitions, Conrad is picking up aloha and skillz first hand, and also has a keen eye for photography. 

@shack_cousteau

Chris Schmidt of South Africa has personal story of inspiration that will pull at your heart strings. His Instagram is chuck full of dogs, killer views, and as his  names imples...lots of shacking.

@nalurivera

Nalu Rivera is a Hawaiian based photographer, who's lens always hasKaha Nalu island traditions, epic landscapes, and waves in focus. Tropical paradise is only a tap away when you follow this epic account.

@chapinpage

Chapin Page is part of the notorious Oc_Crew, he lives for traveling, adventure, and the by the motto keep keeping on.  He roster of accomplishments includes winning the tandem inflatable heat at Slyde Fest 2017.

@rolythethird

Roly Gomez is from Miami Florida, but currently resides in Encinitas California. A surf, travel, and life photography his images capture a unique blend of Miami Vice meets Old Hollywood.   

HAVE AN EPIC INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT THAT WE SHOULD FEATURE IN NOVEMBER?  
DM US ON INSTAGRAM @SLYDEHANDBOARDS
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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