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  • Youth Olympic Class windsurfers ready for Clearwater action

    Windsurfing News
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:14 pm
    The 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships commence today, October 18th, in Clearwater, Florida. The commencement marks the first time that the event has ever been held in the United States with more than 85 competitors from 20 nations competing until October 25th.
  • Ricardo Campello smashes the wave ramps of La Torche

    Windsurfing News
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:37 am
    Ricardo Campello has taken out the PWA La Torche 2014, in Pointe de la Torche, France. In the last day of the Wave division, winds of 20-30 knots - combined with half-mast to logo high rides - greeted the world's best wave windsurfers. As a result, spectators were able to enjoy sky-high explosive moves. Campello had Thomas Traversa in the winners' final, and he was chasing his first elimination victory since 2011, in Denmark. Traversa started the heat by looking for a double forward, knowing that he'd need to go big to defeat Campello, but after two failed attempts, he reverted to a big and…
  • Tate Publishing and Author Edward Bryon Pendergast and Author Lynne Pendergast Ferdon Talk Book Deal!

    Windsurfing News
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:51 am
    Camarillo, CA— Tate Publishing and author Edward Bryon Pendergast and author Lynn Pendergast Ferdon are in discussions about their new book. CAMARILLO, CA, UNITED STATES, October 24, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Camarillo, CA— Tate Publishing and author …
  • Drastically Increase Profit For Any New Whale Tour Business

    Windsurfing & Watersports Blog
    Jeff Howard
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:38 am
    There is no denying that the start of whale watching tour boat business and keeping it running through the turbulence of the market in itself is fairly difficult. But that is not the only challenge for an owner. One has to revive and regenerate a new energy back into the business by trying new models to ensure success in the future as well. Here are some easy to apply tips to keep your tour boat company thriving. It is always best to avoid having whale watching tour boat business relationships with family. Even if you get along with your family, that does not mean that you will have good…
  • Scott Keeps Breaking Them Boards

    The Peconic Puffin Windsurfing Blog
    Michael
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Joe reclines on Scott's latest bustage (at Goff's north o'Napeague). I'm sure his fin is benefiting from the experience. Oh wait... (Photo from the Earl of Kielt's Facebook page).
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  • Youth Olympic Class windsurfers ready for Clearwater action

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:14 pm
    The 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships commence today, October 18th, in Clearwater, Florida. The commencement marks the first time that the event has ever been held in the United States with more than 85 competitors from 20 nations competing until October 25th.
  • Brazil: Búzios

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Stats Average Nov.-Mar. air temp.: 77 Average Nov.-Mar. water temp.: 73 Low-season population: 23,000 High-season population: 100,000 Drive time from Rio: Around 2 hours More than 20 beaches surround this small peninsula and range from windswept to sheltered. Competitive windsurfer Ricardo 'Bimba' Santos offers his picks.
  • Windsurfers improve performances at the 2014 Luderitz Speed Challenge

    17 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Windsurfers and kiteboarders keep pushing the limits at the 2014 Luderitz Speed Challenge, in Namibia. Four more records have been broken.
  • Youth Windsurfing Championships coming to Clearwater Beach

    15 Oct 2014 | 5:38 pm
    The 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships is coming to Clearwater Beach Oct. 18-25, marking the first time the event will be held in the United States. About 100 competitors from 20 or more countries are expected to participate in the event.
  • Why do you feel muscle pain after windsurfing?

    13 Oct 2014 | 5:39 am
    Pain and stiffness felt in muscles between 24 and 72 hours after windsurfing is common and is likely to limit your performance when windsurfing. But why do many sailors experience muscle soreness and stiffness after sailing and some don't? Henrik Beyer, health promoter and author of " Health & Fitness for Windsurfing ," gives us an insight in what research has to say about muscle soreness and what to do about it.
 
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  • Ricardo Campello smashes the wave ramps of La Torche

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:37 am
    Ricardo Campello has taken out the PWA La Torche 2014, in Pointe de la Torche, France. In the last day of the Wave division, winds of 20-30 knots - combined with half-mast to logo high rides - greeted the world's best wave windsurfers. As a result, spectators were able to enjoy sky-high explosive moves. Campello had Thomas Traversa in the winners' final, and he was chasing his first elimination victory since 2011, in Denmark. Traversa started the heat by looking for a double forward, knowing that he'd need to go big to defeat Campello, but after two failed attempts, he reverted to a big and…
  • Kokkalanis and Wu secure gold medals in Qingdao

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:37 am
    Byron Kokkalanis and Jiahui Wu have stolen the gold medals on offer at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao, held in China. Aichen Wang or Max Oberemko? The only doubt in the medal race was to know who would keep silver and bronze, in the Men's RS:X competition. Kokkalanis had already sealed the deal. Oberemko stayed at the front of the fleet but Wang was persistent and kept up with his pace. Oberemko edged away from Wang as the race played out but unfortunately for the Russian, Wang was also extending his advantage over third place.
  • Windsurfers improve performances at the 2014 Luderitz Speed Challenge

    17 Oct 2014 | 2:14 am
    Windsurfers and kiteboarders keep pushing the limits at the 2014 Luderitz Speed Challenge, in Namibia. Four more records have been broken. With winds speeds ranging between 25-30 knots, rider knew they could easily improve their personal and national records. The day's best performance belonged to Anders Bringdal, who topped with 50.3 knots. Remo Diethelm smashed the previous Swiss record (47.0 knots), initially with 47.62 knots, and later run with 48.31 knots. He proved he can reach the 50 knots.
  • Fond du Lac will hold the 2015 World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship

    14 Oct 2014 | 4:46 am
    The 2015 World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship will be held in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA, between February 9th-14th. The World Ice and Snow Sailing Association (WISSA) is taking the competition to North America. Fond du Lac is located on the shores of Lake Winnebago, one of the largest lakes in the USA. The spot offers the ideal blend of ice and snow conditions for daytime races. The contest will crown the best sailors in three classes: Sleds (handheld windsurfing sails), Kites (skis and snowboards) and Wings (wings, kite wings and skate sails).
  • Why do you feel muscle pain after windsurfing?

    13 Oct 2014 | 2:50 am
    Pain and stiffness felt in muscles between 24 and 72 hours after windsurfing is common and is likely to limit your performance when windsurfing. But why do many sailors experience muscle soreness and stiffness after sailing and some don't? Henrik Beyer, health promoter and author of "Health & Fitness for Windsurfing," gives us an insight in what research has to say about muscle soreness and what to do about it. This phenomenon is called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS), and it is not entirely understood. Research has claimed that DOMS is a result of structural damage and an…
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  • Tate Publishing and Author Edward Bryon Pendergast and Author Lynne Pendergast Ferdon Talk Book Deal!

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:51 am
    Camarillo, CA— Tate Publishing and author Edward Bryon Pendergast and author Lynn Pendergast Ferdon are in discussions about their new book. CAMARILLO, CA, UNITED STATES, October 24, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Camarillo, CA— Tate Publishing and author …
  • New Company Formed to Motivate Customer Response

    23 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    True Incentive and Customer Service Network Group Specialize in Leadership and Know-How FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, USA, October 21, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- True Incentive and Customer Service Network Group, formed at the beginning of October by long-time …
  • Tate Publishing and Author Lindsay Dietz in talks on book deal!

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Denver, CO— Tate Publishing, a top publisher, and author Lindsay Dietz are in discussions concerning the 2015 release of her new book, 'Dawn of the Mustangs'. DENVER, CO, USA, October 21, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Director of Book Acquisitions, …
  • 13 Family-Friendly Hotels For Your Next Big Vacation

    17 Oct 2014 | 2:07 pm
    … . The resort advocates responsible tourism, so there's … watersports like canoeing, snorkeling, and windsurfing. Diving enthusiasts can go … the winter for a ski vacation—nearby Stowe is known … Plan Your Trip: Visit Fodor's Anguilla Travel Guide More …
  • Newly Launched ibis Styles Krabi Ao Nang Warmly Welcomes Guests

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:46 am
    Ibis Styles Krabi Ao Nang debuts as the first international economy hotel in Thailand’s gorgeous southern beach destination of Krabi. KRABI, THAILAND, October 17, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Accor, the leading international operator of hotels in …
 
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  • Drastically Increase Profit For Any New Whale Tour Business

    Jeff Howard
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:38 am
    There is no denying that the start of whale watching tour boat business and keeping it running through the turbulence of the market in itself is fairly difficult. But that is not the only challenge for an owner. One has to revive and regenerate a new energy back into the business by trying new models to ensure success in the future as well. Here are some easy to apply tips to keep your tour boat company thriving. It is always best to avoid having whale watching tour boat business relationships with family. Even if you get along with your family, that does not mean that you will have good…
  • Effective Strategies To Grow And Run An Effective Whale Tour Business

    John Bui
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Proudly owning a whale watching tour boat business empire is surely a great way to grow your bank account while doing work which you have chosen to do. There are many things to give thought to when you begin. If you make and also execute an efficient technique, you will end up the manager of a great business empire. Consider the tip and useful hints offered in these recommendations. Have a mini fridge and/or microwave in the “break room. ” Ability to put healthy foods and snacks into bodies of employees will let them to perform much better at work. Furthermore, the accessibility…
  • Raise Up The Market For Your Tour Company With These Hints

    Bernie MacRos
    9 Oct 2014 | 12:49 pm
    Some investments are risky to make, and may severely damage your whale watching tour boat business and your place above your competitors. Therefore, you need to make crucial decisions on which investments to make. This article provides some expert advice on analyzing investment opportunities, and deciphering whether they are smart or foolish. In a whale watching tour boat business experience is more necessary than a qualification. A person who is experienced can run a business more successfully than a qualified person. Whale Tour Business qualification is considered to be the first step if…
  • If You Are Looking For Propositions To Market Your Whale Tour Business Read This

    Billy Zane
    8 Oct 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Tour Company is plummeting, you’re about to pull out your hair, and almost ready to get into panic mode. First, calm down and breathe. Now, read these important steps to get back on your feet and back down the road to popularity. No matter what happens, do not fall into what is known as the “employee trap”. Many times when a whale watching tour boat business is began people act as if they are the workers and not the owner. This can mean total failure because you are the one who the business depends upon. Remember that you are the boss and not a hired hand. Using additional…
  • Effective Advertising To Get The Most Out Of Your Whale Tour Business

    Charlie Smith
    7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Any lucrative whale watching tour boat business idea depends on its feasibility, and feasibility can be known when we have foresight to understand how the market will be in the future. In other words every big or small business idea needs the thorough investigation of the trends in the market and the plan to make the best use of the market environment, to earn its share of profits. Here are some concrete steps to help your venture succeed. In whale watching tour boat business, it is always best to put expectations in writing. If there is any misunderstanding or difference of opinion, you can…
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    The Peconic Puffin Windsurfing Blog

  • Scott Keeps Breaking Them Boards

    Michael
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Joe reclines on Scott's latest bustage (at Goff's north o'Napeague). I'm sure his fin is benefiting from the experience. Oh wait... (Photo from the Earl of Kielt's Facebook page).
  • Sunday Funday?

    Michael
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:58 am
    The coastal marine forecast is calling for 15-20 gusting to 30 on Sunday. The iWindsurf computer models also smile upon the Sabbath. From the west What say ye, men of wind and water? Sebonac? Mayhaps the ocean if it goes...
  • Sebonac Tonic

    Michael
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:01 am
    Why wasn't Bill rigging? Or Hulse or Scott? "We're waiting for you to leave. Or at least release your downhaul" Ah. They wanted more wind. I was on the early shift at Sebonac Inlet. Needing to accompany Mrs. Puffin back...
  • Wolf Off The Starboard Bow

    Michael
    10 Oct 2014 | 9:19 am
    I missed it Thursday, but others did not. Chimply Lord Scotworth the Earl of Kielt texted me: "Ponquogue went off! 4.7, easy to get out. William (He Of Whom Fun Shall Not Be Made) didn't want to quit!" I love...
  • Full Bowl on Saturday

    Michael
    6 Oct 2014 | 5:10 am
    Wave sailing...on a Saturday...4.7 conditions...and warm? Yeeha! I hadn't sailed in the ocean since June (and it showed) but who cares! The Wolf, Scott, Jonathan, Joe, Jan, Bruce, Jeff, Bill, Hulse (kiting) a new guy named Remy and a few...
 
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  • Canterbury Windsports Assn. news and calendar October 2014

    admin
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:22 am
    The CWA committee has met and continues to promote the interests of members through ongoing access to venues and events – watch this space. Membership subscriptions for 2014-15 are now due, so please renew as soon as possible, ideally by credit card or internet banking from our website. If you prefer cash then see Al at Groundswell 2/1030 Ferry Rd, or Tim at Kitesports, Shop 14, Brighton Mall – where you can also pick up the CWA Events calendar for 2014-15 . November is shaping up to be a particularly busy month, with a few ideas still blowing in the wind :-) read more
  • New Zealand windsurfers competing in the PWA New Caledonia

    admin
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:33 pm
    Tim Wood and Laurence Carey will be lining up against the worlds best in New Caledonia at the Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup PWA November 18th to 23th 2014. We'll be expecting daily reports on the action! http://www.airwaves-noumeadreamcup.nc/en/
  • Wellington alert - Water Ski Racing in Harbour 4/5 October

    admin
    2 Oct 2014 | 7:28 pm
    There will be Water Ski racing in Evans Bay both days of this weekend (4/5 Oct) generally up the eastern side between Cobham Drive and Shelley Bay, launching from the Evans Bay public ramp. A Public Notice advising of the reserved area and uplifting speed bylaws was in last Saturday’s DomPost, and there are posters at various parts of the foreshore and by the windsurf take-off area at Kio Bay. If strong northeries, they will run at Horokiwi, from the Water Ski Club and to about 2500m south. read more
  • Windsurfing NZ news Sept/Oct 2014

    admin
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:59 am
    Make sure you are up to date with windsurfing in NZ. Upcoming events, travel stories, new gear, second hand ... Windsurfing Z News sept/Oct 2014
  • Southern Lakes Wind Riders Club AGM

    admin
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:36 am
    Wed 8 Oct 2014 Brazz, Queenstown I hope those of you that got out on the water last Saturday enjoyed the first session of the season at Jardines it certainly looked epic form this side of town. Remember to sign up to the club to maintain that access to Jardines see the attached membership form to complete. We will be holding the club AGM at Brazz next Wednesday 8th October at 7.30pm I hope you can all make it if you could please RSVP so we have an idea on numbers. read more
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    maui surf report

  • 25 Oct 2014 | 9:08 am

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:08 am
      2.6f 11s from N
  • 10 24 morning call

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:18 am
    4am main swell buoy readings:     Waimea bay3.1ft @ 13s from 329° (NW) 2.7ft @ 6s from 42° (NE) 1.6ft @ 9s from 349° (NNW) 0.9ft @ 3s from 44° (NE) Maui north shore3.9ft @ 7s from 61° (ENE) 2.1ft @ 9s from 11° (NNE) 1.9ft @ 13s from 334° (NNW) 1.2ft @ 3s from 64° (ENE) West lanai1.8ft @ 13s from 203° (SSW) 1.3ft @ 16s from 199° (SSW) 1.1ft @ 10s from 187° (S)NW on the rise today and a bit of south. I'm busy still hired as a surf guide (those guys scored!), so no pic from Hookipa later because I'll be driving elsewhere in the dark...Have fun in the sun everyone!
  • 22 Oct 2014 | 9:29 am

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:29 am
    3.6f@12s. There's some fun peaks and no wind, but the swell dropped a lot.Forgot to do the morning call: there's waves in lahaina too.
  • 10 21 14 morning call

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    4am main swell buoy readings:         Waimea bay4.8ft @ 8s from 20° (NNE) 4.3ft @ 12s from 341° (NNW) 2.1ft @ 10s from 343° (NNW) Maui north shore5.1ft @ 13s from 341° (NNW)            4.7ft @ 8s from 17° (NNE) 2.3ft @ 6s from 55° (ENE) 1.1ft @ 5s from 68° (ENE) West lanai 2.6ft @ 8s from 170° (S) 1.3ft @ 13s from 241° (WSW) 1.1ft @ 16s from 197° (SSW) 1ft @ 11s from 238° (WSW)The good news of today is that the wind is going to blow ESE for the very first part of the morning and it won't effect the…
  • 10 20 hookipa report

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    Big and windy
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  • Swelltember at the Gate

    3 Oct 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Sometimes it all comes together and for 4 out of 5 days last week- it did.A big ebb tide, the first big swell of the season + great wind. Its lucky to line up 2 of these things- but 3...A real treat!It started Tuesday- Sept 23 with the swell starting to arrive early in the day.I got a great session in at the south tower the late afternoon in 18-24k on a rare butter smooth ebb.I had the mikes lab 70cm slalom board, 42cm Z fin & avanti m-2 7.7 rig with the clew in the outside grommet and clew tied shut for best control in overpowered conditions. Sailing under the golden gate…
  • 1 week and the tale of 2 beer can races

    22 Sep 2014 | 2:13 pm
    My Thursday and Friday night beer can races on the SF city front could not be more different.This is my 14th year of doing the Friday night windsurfing series and only the 1st one of the Thursday night kite board series.In one, I'm able to finish in the top 2 consistently in every bi-weekly race;In the other- I'm still not able to get around the course within the time limit!Its a tough year to join the kite racing fleet racing as most have switched to the foil class, who now set the time limit about 30% faster than what it was just a year ago. While it might have been better just to have…
  • changing gears

    31 Jul 2014 | 1:59 pm
    Im spoiled, I'll be the 1st to admit it.I live and sail in one of the most consistently windy spots on the west coast.San Francisco is blessed with a sea breeze almost every afternoon from march through October from 15-25 knots funneling though the golden gate.But when it gets light, I sometimes forget even how to sail.I had one of those weekends where nothing went my way.For Saturday's long distance SF Classic- I simply choose the wrong gear.I was set up for the light breeze with a formula board and 10.0 + 70cm finI should have known.10 minutes into the hour+ race I was stupidly…
  • 25 years on the SF Bay Challenge

    20 Jun 2014 | 2:54 pm
    It all started back in the mid 80's with Berkeley Windsurfing organizing a race from the rocks in from His Lordships restaurant- at the base of the Berkeley marina up to Anita Rock, on the San Francisco city front AND BACK! To remind you, windsurfing had just exploded internationally and California was the birthplace and one of the epicenters, hosting events like the windsurfers world championships in 1983, The O'Neill Classic and the Stroh's Pro-Am slalom tour- all drawing hundreds of competitors in what was the biggest largest one design sailing class of its time! At the time,…
  • Ronstan challenge.

    14 Jun 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Omfg what a race!13-16k at the start & 25-30k at the finish just over an hour later and 20+ miles in the GPS. It was indeed a challenge to hang onto the same gear the entire race. My 10.0 was a bit too much as I was doing everything to depower most of the raceI sailed the top of the course and had a good idea of my plan for the race. Immediately gybe after the top mark and get into the flood for the long haul downwind. The mixed fleet of foiling kites, kite course boards & formula boards started on starboard & immediately out of the gates the foiling boards were off like…
 
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  • 6 days at La Torche

    chris
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    The time runs quick! 6 days are over at the La Torche PWA Worldcup. During the first 6 days we saw a lot of swell breaking at the beach of Pors Carn next to the Pointe de la Torche. It’s my first time spending time in Brittany and it’s definitely worth to visit this place. Renting a little stone house around 12 km from the event site was definitely the right decision. It’s located in the middle of the green country side. No traffic, just a main building, a horse breeding and a nice green cultivated garden next to the little stone house. So relaxed. We bought fresh fish at a…
  • Arrived well at La Torche and big Surf is up

    chris
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:16 pm
    The beach is beautiful and the scenery with over mast high breaking waves is just breathtaking. It’s so great to see breaking waves like on the first day here in Brittany. And Ricardo Campello had nuts and made it out  in just a few knots of wind. He was surfing the waves. Big respect.  I really hope we will see more wave action and get proper wind for a few races during the next 8 days. Most of the big names are here to compete in the 6th PWA Slalom tour stop of the 2014 season. Here are a few shots from the trip to La Torche and the first day at the French land’s end with a…
  • Off to new places

    chris
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:48 am
    It’s time to leave Austria. It’s beautiful autumn weather here at the moment, but Finistere is calling. The rugged coast at the atlantic coast will welcome us with big swell and strong wind. We hopefully will see great wave action. Perhaps triple loop attempts. Robert Teriitheau is in the house! 64 riders will compete on the Slalom course with more than 40 % riders from France. Will we see a French winner or will Arnon score big again and climb up on top of the podium. I am really happy that I got a wild card again. This is my premiere in Brittany and it’s a great comeback…
  • Sylt 2014

    chris
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:39 am
    The time on Sylt is really nice so far. Really warm weather, a nice atmosphere on the beach and a lot of positive vibes. The windsurfing conditions were nice in the beginning. and we did one full round of Slalom racing in rough conditions with waves and light wind. Unfortunately I was not really windsurfing as good as I expected. I went on too small gear in my first heat. It was a wrong decision to choose the medium board and 7,8m. In the second round I started well and arrived together with Gunnar Asmussen in 3rd at the first mark, but then jibed too wide at the third mark and lost the safe…
  • 2014 Austrian Nationals in Podersdorf, Lake Neusiedl

    chris
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:47 am
    Jibing at Podersdorf (Pic: by Kerstin Reiger) Last weekend the Stylehunters event took place at Podersdorf, Lake Neusiedl. I felt great and was ready to race in the planned long distance, the 3rd stop of the Austrian Pannonia Cup. Unfortunately the wind did not show up in time. Just when the organisation called the event off, a very nice 7 to 15 knots strong south westerly breeze kicked in the bay and allowed us to have a fun session. That’s a rare wind, which makes a lot of crazy chop. Would have been fun to race out there. These conditions need good working light wind gear and a lot…
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  • 6 days at La Torche

    chris
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    The time runs quick! 6 days are over at the La Torche PWA Worldcup. During the first 6 days we saw a lot of swell breaking at the beach of Pors Carn next to the Pointe de la Torche. It’s my first time spending time in Brittany and it’s definitely worth to visit this place. Renting a little stone house around 12 km from the event site was definitely the right decision. It’s located in the middle of the green country side. No traffic, just a main building, a horse breeding and a nice green cultivated garden next to the little stone house. So relaxed. We bought fresh fish at a…
  • Arrived well at La Torche and big Surf is up

    chris
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:16 pm
    The beach is beautiful and the scenery with over mast high breaking waves is just breathtaking. It’s so great to see breaking waves like on the first day here in Brittany. And Ricardo Campello had nuts and made it out  in just a few knots of wind. He was surfing the waves. Big respect.  I really hope we will see more wave action and get proper wind for a few races during the next 8 days. Most of the big names are here to compete in the 6th PWA Slalom tour stop of the 2014 season. Here are a few shots from the trip to La Torche and the first day at the French land’s end with a…
  • Off to new places

    chris
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:48 am
    It’s time to leave Austria. It’s beautiful autumn weather here at the moment, but Finistere is calling. The rugged coast at the atlantic coast will welcome us with big swell and strong wind. We hopefully will see great wave action. Perhaps triple loop attempts. Robert Teriitheau is in the house! 64 riders will compete on the Slalom course with more than 40 % riders from France. Will we see a French winner or will Arnon score big again and climb up on top of the podium. I am really happy that I got a wild card again. This is my premiere in Brittany and it’s a great comeback…
  • Sylt 2014

    chris
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:39 am
    The time on Sylt is really nice so far. Really warm weather, a nice atmosphere on the beach and a lot of positive vibes. The windsurfing conditions were nice in the beginning. and we did one full round of Slalom racing in rough conditions with waves and light wind. Unfortunately I was not really windsurfing as good as I expected. I went on too small gear in my first heat. It was a wrong decision to choose the medium board and 7,8m. In the second round I started well and arrived together with Gunnar Asmussen in 3rd at the first mark, but then jibed too wide at the third mark and lost the safe…
  • 2014 Austrian Nationals in Podersdorf, Lake Neusiedl

    chris
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:47 am
    Jibing at Podersdorf (Pic: by Kerstin Reiger) Last weekend the Stylehunters event took place at Podersdorf, Lake Neusiedl. I felt great and was ready to race in the planned long distance, the 3rd stop of the Austrian Pannonia Cup. Unfortunately the wind did not show up in time. Just when the organisation called the event off, a very nice 7 to 15 knots strong south westerly breeze kicked in the bay and allowed us to have a fun session. That’s a rare wind, which makes a lot of crazy chop. Would have been fun to race out there. These conditions need good working light wind gear and a lot…
 
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