140 Bodyboarders Seek U.S. Amateur Title

Jessie Okuda of Newport Beach, two-time U.S. amateur bodyboarding champion, is among 140 entered in the Wave Rebel U.S. amateur championships today at Huntington State Beach.

Competition in six divisions begins at 7:30 a.m., with the finals scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

There still are openings in the senior men’s (ages 18 to 29) and women’s open divisions. The $20 entry fee includes a T-shirt, and more than $5,000 in trophies and prizes will be distributed. Contact Joe Wolfson at 213-545-6938.