Soul Surfer, opening in theatres today, is based on Bethany Hamilton’s true life story. Bethany was attacked by a 14 foot tiger shark on October 31, 2003. The attack left Bethany with a severed left arm.
We are so stoked that Indo Board was there from the beginning helping Bethany in her quest to become a Professional Surfer after the loss of her arm. She continues to surf and inspire people all over the world. Go Bethany! Keep surfing! You are amazing!
You give us hope.
Much Aloha and Mahalo goes out to Tom Hamilton, Bethany’s dad, for his adamant support of the fact that Indo Board played a part in Bethany’s training. Indo Board was well placed in several scenes in the film largely due to Tom’s influence in the production of the film.
Go see Soul Surfer. You’ll leave the theatre inspired.
These are images of Indo Board President, Hunter Joslin, five and a half months after hip resurfacing surgery. Hunter is pictured here with Certified Personal Trainer, Brian Hughes. Brian’s website is http://mygym2you.com/default.aspx. Book your training package with Brian now before Hunter takes up all of his time.
Hunter is a surfer, skater, snowboarder, wakeboarder, Indo Board Master and all around extreme athlete who had too many skateboard falls during the 1970′s Dogtown and Z-Boys era. The skateboard falls left him with osteoarthritis of his right hip. Follow Hunter as he video blogs his way beginning with pre-op jitters and back to competitive form. http://blog.indoboard.com/category/therapy/
www.indoboard.com Indo Board Team Rider and Pro surfer, Edwardo Bage.
We recently caught up with highly sought-after fitness trainer Paul Hiniker during a photo shoot for an upcoming Surfline Health and Fitness feature. Paul trains many of actions sports top athletes including professional surfer Taylor Knox and professional snowboarders Eric Jackson and Mads Jonnson. Paul’s main focus with all of his athletes is building a balanced, stable, strong and flexible body. In order to create this type of body a great deal of the training that Paul recommends is done using unstable devices. This helps simulate the type of environment that surfers, snowboarders, skateboarders and other board sports athletes will encounter during training and competition. This training focuses on making sure the athletes learn to maintain the proper posture, stability and balance while performing compound, sport-specific movements on these unstable devices. Paul’s goal is to better prepare the athletes for the chaotic, unstable environment that they experience in board sports training and competition. In these photos Paul is performing kettlebell stability exercises using the IndoFLO Gigante’ cushion with the Indo Pro deck on top. This Indo Board setup allows the user to simulate the instability and the proper posture and stance used in surfing and snowboarding.
Todd Durkin, owner of the Fitness Quest 10 training facility in San Diego, CA puts himself through a serious workout using the Indo Board and the TRX Suspension Training system. Todd and his staff are experimenting with how Indo Board Balance Trainers will benefit their clients in a number of different applications including; functional balance training, proprioceptive conditioning, improving joint stability, reducing injuries, and increasing overall core strength. After watching Todd put his clients through their workouts it is no wonder why athletes such as Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, LaDainian Tomlinson, Quentin Jammer, Reggie Bush, Carson Palmer and many others trust Todd with their fitness training.