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 …

France Trip 2018

France has always been a destination where I have wanted to travel. Now that I have signed onto Sniper Bodyboards and with the Hoff Family, I decided that this trip to Europe I would make the effort to visit.  I chose to fly into Bilbao, Spain hire a car and drive through the border to 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 …

Desert Times July

For a few days before our trip to the West Coast desert shores, I had been intensely watching the charts. Swell on this coast is so raw that sometimes less is more. We had been tracking a swell heading towards the coast, giving rise to a flurry of conversation between Tristan Roberts and I. We 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 …

South Africa to Chile | Travel Vlog 1

Traveling is fun. Traveling for 47 hours is tough. I am traveling to the first APB World Tour event of 2018 in Antofagasta, Chile. See how Deon, Tristan and I traveled from Cape Town, South Africa to Antofagasta, Chile in 47 Hours. Reaching places like Dubai, São Pablo, Santiago and then Antofagasta.

Changing the Vlogs | Vlog 11

I need to change things up. From now on posts will be more scattered and I will be posting more frequent. If you like the videos please let me know in the comments below.

Wetsuit Haul | Vlog 10

This week was slow. I ended up getting my wetsuits from customs and then had some fun waves. Philip and I have decided to not talk about this last week of training and rather focus on other things that are good to watch. I have gone for a more cinematic approach to these videos and Read More …