Archive for June, 2011

Hardy On Holiday

After disappointingly not being able to defend his crown in the 2011 Shark Island Challenge due to travel issues, Ryan Hardy has picked up his family and will spend the next month holidaying in Bali.

It’s not all fun and games though. Ryan is busy preparing for the next leg of the 2011 IBA World Tour in Mexico and Portugal. Movement caught up with Hardballs and found out what he is up to over the next few months, read all about it here.

Photo courtesy of Chris Gurney.

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Novy In Contention

Michael Novy (above, left), rocking our new Winter 2011 Hickston Button Up at the Box Beach Pro last Friday. Despite the testing conditions, Novy finished second in the event behind Jones Russell.

With four events down and four to go on the 2011 IBA Australasia Pro Tour, he is currently sitting in second position on the ratings. The next event is the Rebel Sport Pro at Cronulla from 14th July to 17th July. Bring it home Novy!

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Six Questions

Nic Barclay (above), the mastermind behind Three Conscious, is currently holed up editing his new film, The Three Conscious Project. Chris Gurney tracked Nic down and asked him six questions about the editing process, inspiration for the film, personal progression, stand out sessions and his plans for the future.

You can check out the interview here. The Three Conscious Project will premiere across Australia soon, stay tuned for dates and ticketing information.

Photo courtesy of Chris Gurney.

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State Of The Union

This is Todd Quigley of QCD Boards rocking the Union Tee Shirt from our new Winter 2011 Collection in his shaping bay on the Central Coast of New South Wales. Mad support!

Todd has a crazy offer running on his custom QCD boards at the moment; 330 bucks for PP, 320 bucks for 3D and PE for just 300 bucks. You’ll also get free channels, nose bulbs, stringer and an exclusive QCD board bag.

Offer ends June 30th so head over to qcdboards.com now and score yourself a deal.

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Brotherly Love

Having three family members involved in any sport on a professional level is pretty much unheard of. Nick Ormerod (above) and his brothers Simon (professional bodyboarder) and Alex (photographer) have proven that nothing is impossible by excelling in their respective fields within the sport of bodyboarding for nearly a decade.

In a true display of brotherly love, the Ormerod brothers got together and shot a photo feature for fluidzone.com. You can view the results here.

Photo courtesy of Alex Ormerod.

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Becoming A Man

Le Boogie caught up with Alex Halsey to discuss his new job and boss, plans and personal goals, and his new girlfriend and the fact that he may be punching above his weight.

Halsey is blowing up at the moment and is set to be a standout in The Three Conscious Project. While you’re waiting for the film to be released later this year, scope out his Le Boogie interview over here.

Frame grab courtesy of Three Conscious.

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BSC Stocktake Sale

With Winter upon us, you’re probably in need of some new clothing, possibly a new wetsuit and even a new board on which to tackle the groomed Winter swells that have been peppering the Australian coastline lately. 

It’s just as well Bodyboarders Surf Co. is slashing prices across new season stock in their Stocktake Sale then!

Take 20% off all wetsuits and clothing in stock including our new Winter 2011 Collection. Plus, take 100 bucks off all PE bodyboards over $280.00. With the colder temperatures at this time of year, a PE board is just what you need to scoop into those Winter slabs. All your favourite brands and pro models.

Hurry, stocks won’t last and the sale is strictly for one week only. Don’t hesitate, hit bodyboarders.com.au and get shopping now!

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Box Beach Pro-mo

Inverted Port Stephens are throwing an in store promo on Thursday, 23rd June to coincide with the fourth event of the 2011 IBA Australasia Pro Tour, the Box Beach Pro, this weekend. It’s gonna be a party, there will be signings with your favourite pro riders and plenty of giveaways so if you’re in the area, don’t miss it.

The promo will kick off at 6.30pm. Head down to Inverted Port Stephens at Shop 7 / 3 Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay and you might just score yourself some free stuff!

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2011 SIC Was Sick!

The 2011 Shark Island Challenge – a specialty event sanctioned by the International Bodyboard Association – was run and won today in near perfect two metre waves at the notorious Cronulla reef.

As we reported on Facebook and Twitter yesterday, unfortunately, Ryan Hardy (2010 Shark Island Challenge champion) was forced to withdraw from the event due to travel issues. Damian King and Nick Ormerod (above) did us proud but not enough to take the win. Those honours went to fellow Australian Dave Winchester, the 2011 Shark Island Challenge Champion.

Photo courtesy of the International Bodyboard Association.

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Inverted EOFY Sale

It’s that time of year again, Inverted are slashing prices in their annual End Of Financial Year Sale! The huge sale kicks off tomorrow and will run till 30th June (or while stocks last).

Get yourself into Inverted Gold Coast (QLD), Sunshine Coast (QLD), Byron Bay (NSW), and Port Stephens (NSW) and grab a bargain. If you can’t make it in store, you can also score the massive savings online at bodyboardmart.com.

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