Choosing your new bodyboard can often be a tough task, the numerous complicated terms and abbreviations would easily lead you to a headache if you’re just getting started.
We’re proud to present you this tutorial series focusing on bodyboarding tricks & gear. These tutorials are presented by none others than 2x World Champion Pierre-Louis Costes and 4x World Champion Isabela Sousa.
On Friday November 12th, we gathered more than 100 French boogers in our store based in Hossegor for the premiere of the new Pride Bodyboards flick Holy Africa, directed by Sebastien Boulard & Simon Levalois. In order to make things right, Pierre even visited us from Lisbon to present the movie. Emapanadas, free beers and soft on the menu!
Bodyboard Center is a bodyboard shop specialized in the retail of bodyboards. The store, opened in 2015 is located at 876 avenue des Rémouleurs in Hossegor is the biggest bodyboard shop in Europe. We are proud to offer the widest range of bodyboards, bodyboard swimfins, bodyboard wetsuits & accessories in store and online.
We can count in our team riders some of the best bodyboarders in the world such as Pierre-Louis Costes (2x World Champion), Tristan Roberts (2019 World Champion), Isabela Sousa (4x World Champion) or Miguel Adao and Antonio Cardoso (2017 Nazare Pro winner) from Portugal. These riders are constantly testing our products such as bodyboards accessories, boards and fins and enable us to only offer the best products on the market. They also represent the store worldwide at all World Tour events and during their free surf trip.
While we support our athletes in their quest for the bodyboarding it is also very important to us to back world tour event such as the Fronton King 2017, which has been a huge success for both parts.
Thanks to its team and its values our store has now become the leading online and physical bodyboard store in Europe. Our wide range of bodyboards, swimfins, wetsuits and bodyboard accessories should satisfy all fellow bodyboards no matter what their skills are. If you need any advice regarding our products don’t hesitate to call us, write us an e-mail or hit us up through our live chat. Our team of passionate bodyboarders will get back to you as soon as possible. We’ll also be very happy to welcome you in store.
Bodyboard Center’s location, in the busiest zone of Hossegor (the epicenter of surfing and bodyboarding in Europe) have enable this space to become a place to visit for every bodyboarder venturing through Hossegor when chasing waves. Our store was designed with the will to showcase our sport, its products and its riders under their best light. You’ll find all Pride Bodyboards, Stealth Boards, Found Boards or even Erizos, Nomad & Funkshen as well as pop-up corner focusing on our team riders and the main riders of each brand we retail. Our back wall also features a 400 bodyboards’ “library”.
We don’t limit ourselves to being a bodyboard store, we also host events with the aim of gathering all bodyboarders around the latest bodyboard movies & a cold one. The premiere of Glewten Free was a huge success with more than 200 bodyboarders sharing stories with Lewy Finnegan & teammates Pierre-Louis Costes & Jared Houston for the grand opening of our store in 2015. More recently we hosted the premiere of Tender (the life of Pierre-Louis Costes) in the “Rex” cinema in Hossegor, Decem at Joe&Jo Hossegor and Luxury by Leo Maigret. Those events are also the occasion for the fans’ to win their favorite riders boards, fins & accessories.