Nazare Pro 2018

The Nazare Pro 2018! What an event it turned out to be! A new winner of the event and the world title decided in some of the biggest and best conditions in the world.   Going into this year’s event and the pressure to perform was truly on. The opportunity was there to achieve a Read More …

Viana World Bodyboarding Championship 2018

The Viana World Bodyboarding Championships 2018 will go down as one of the most mentally draining events of my career to date. Looking back, I now realise that the impending final event of the APB Grand Slam Series, the Nazare Pro, had me preoccupied and contributed to the difficulty experienced in concentrating on the event Read More …

Sintra Pro 2018

The Sintra Pro in Portugal is the longest-standing bodyboarding event in the history of the sport. Twenty-three years of hard-fought competition has seen some of the biggest names in the sport of bodyboarding do battle in the water to win this historic event. In 2017 I was privileged to be able to win my first-ever Read More …

Kiama Bodyboard King Pro 2018

With the 2018 APB Tour breaking new ground in competition format and venues, all the athletes held great expectations heading into the Kiama Pro event in Kiama, New South Wales, Australia. There were early reports of the West Coast of Australia being blasted by 10m swells, and all were hoping for some insane conditions coming Read More …

Tand Invitational 2018

With the planned waiting period for the event running out, the Tand Invitational looked to be unachievable. With the ever-changing window of opportunity narrowing due to the tides, I really didn’t know if we would get the chance to ride. The swell chart looked dismal. The winds looked bad and, all things considered, I was Read More …

Itacoatiara Pro 2018

After a steady start to the South American leg of the APB World Tour in Arica, I was feeling good going into the 2018 Itacoatiara Pro. After my headbutt to the Arica reef, I just needed to get some stitches out of my head, along with a few nagging thoughts on my mind. After two Read More …

Arica Cultura Bodyboard 2018

It was always anticipated that the 2018 Arica Cultura Bodyboard would present its own challenges to all riders…and a new competition format added its particular flavor to the event! Riders in the top 24 of the APB rankings, riders advancing from the Arica trials event and wild card entrants, would make up the 32 entrants Read More …

Antofagasta Bodyboarding Festival 2018

It was again time to head back to Antofagasta on the 2018 APB World Tour. I was keen to see what the waves would produce this time around. During the buildup to the event, we were all aware that there would be a spot in the forecast that would produce conditions challenging for all riders. Read More …

Where are the best waves? | Vlog 6

WHERE ARE THE BEST WAVES? This week was filled with a lot of waves. I headed up the coast for two days with a crew of Wilder Schultz and Ruan De Bruin. Ruan is the co-owner of Saffa Surf Tours (linked below). Ruan and his fiancé have started a Surf tours and yoga retreat just Read More …

First APB Event 2018 | Vlog 4

This week was great. Saw some amazing sunsets around Cape Town and got the chance to have a refreshing swim in the ocean. Turns out that I really needed it. I had been battling through some tough times mentally and this was the only thing that cold take my mind off that!  Got a great Read More …

Fronton King 2017

The Fronton King was absolutely insane this year. We were fortunate to have the wave gods turn the power on and supply some of the best wave riding that I have ever witnessed live. It was all about big waves, large barrels and air moves that will be talked about for years to come. What Read More …

Nazare Pro 2017

Mere words cannot clearly express all that has happened this week. And it takes a longer post to record it all. Thanks for reading. Mother Nature and the elements appeared to be against us from the outset. Fortunately the extended program window allocated for the event, together with the determined efforts of riders, organisers and Read More …