Intense Competition Marks Sixth Day of the Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival 2024

Intense Competition Marks Sixth Day of the Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival 2024

Day 6 Highlights video 2024 ABF

Antofagasta, Chile

The sixth day of the Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) 2024 saw an array of impressive performances from international and local bodyboarders, marking a pivotal point in the competition. Notably, Brazilian Sergio Machado achieved the event’s first perfect score (10 points) with an extraordinary ride featuring two rolls and two tubes on a single wave.

The festival, presented by Escondida | BHP and SQM Yodo Nutrición Vegetal, continues to attract top-tier talent from around the world. The competition, held at Llacolén beach, featured massive waves and a large, enthusiastic audience.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Sacha Damjanic and Moisés Silva: Demonstrating exceptional skills, these riders advanced to the next phase with standout performances.
  • Manuel Cepeda: Overcame challenges in the repechage round, defeating Peruvian competitor Miguel Rodríguez to secure his spot in the next round.
  • Maikol Pascal: Triumphed over Christopher Bayona from Peru with a score of 11.75.
  • Neymara Carvalho: The legendary Brazilian bodyboarder dominated the Women’s category, winning her heat with 14.50 points.
  • Paloma Freyggang and Anais Velis: Continued to represent the host nation with strong performances.

The event underscores the festival’s commitment to excellence and its significant role in the global bodyboarding community. As the competition progresses, the anticipation builds for the crowning of the champions in the coming days.

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