2015 Surfing Australia Rule Book - Page 46

d. Prone Bodyboard Criteria: “A bodyboarder must perform radical, controlled manoeuvres in the critical section/s of a wave with speed, power and flow to maximise scoring potential. Innovative/progressive surfing as well as variety of repertoire (manoeuvres) and single major manoeuvres, will be taken into account when awarding points for bodyboarding. Multiple-element aerial manoeuvres that have a high degree of difficulty will attract the highest possible scores if cleanly executed with continued, controlled momentum on the wave after landing. The bodyboarder who meets these criteria with the maximum degree of difficulty and commitment on their waves will be rewarded with the higher scores.” e. Dropknee Bodyboard Criteria: “A dropknee bodyboarder must perform radical, controlled manoeuvres maintaining the DK stance, utilising the critical section/s of a wave and demonstrating speed, power and flow to maximise scoring potential. Innovative/progressive surfing as well as variety of repertoire (manoeuvres) with an emphasis on single major manoeuvres is to be taken into account when awarding points for dropknee riding. The dropknee bodyboarder who meets these criteria with the maximum degree of difficulty and commitment on their waves will be rewarded with the higher scores.” f. Aerial Event Judging Criteria: To be successful in an aerial event, a surfer must land and ride-out with forward standing momentum. “A surfer must perform committed, radical aerials in the most critical section of a wave with speed, power and flow in order to maximise scoring potential. Height, rotation, technical difficulty, creativity (innovation) and the smoothness of landing with control, will be taken into account when rewarding points for aerials that are completed. The surfer who executes the manoeuvres with the highest degree of Y