Day one of France’s biggest and most dangerous bodyboarding contest, the GoPro Annaëlle Challenge, went off in solid conditions with some big moves going down.

Standouts on the opening day include some big barrel to rolls by Borja Gainzarain to win his heat, as well as heat wins to APB World number two Pierre-Louis Costes and defending champion Jérémy Arnoux.

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The GoPro Annaëlle Challenge 2015 presented by ISS is now in its sixth edition and part of the APB World Tour specialty event series for 2015 alongside the Shark Island Challenge (Australia), Tand Invitational (South Africa) and the Fronton King (Canary Islands).

Held at a secret reef slab off the North Brittany coast in France, the contest has grown a reputation for high class bodyhboarding in a serious wave of consequence.

Day two of the contest is expected to take place tonight (AEST).

Live updates of the event will be broadcasted on the Annaelle Challenge facebook page at