- 19 August 2016 | Windsurfing
British windsurfer Adam Lewis has flown higher to claim the Dunkerbeck Extreme Jump Challenge 2016, held at Siam Park, in Tenerife.
Once again, the artificial surf pool welcomed ten of the world's best wave windsurfing specialists for a brilliant showdown. The rules are simple: jump high and perform the most radical maneuvers.
Competitors had two runs to prove to the judges and spectators that they deserved to raise the trophy, but only four windsurfers got the ticket to the final: Adam Lewis, Antoine Martin, Dieter Van der Eyken, and Ricardo Campello.
- 15 August 2016 | Windsurfing
Dorian van Rijsselberghe and Charline Picon won the RS:X Windsurfing gold medals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
It's all over in Guanabara Bay. The world's best RS:X windsurfers have concluded their races, and the gold, silver, and bronze medalists have been named.
Van Rijsselberghe was the fastest in the Men's competition, but he didn't start strong. His longtime rival Nick Dempsey won the first races, and the Dutch was forced to step up his game.
- 10 August 2016 | Windsurfing
Six of the 12 planned races for the RS:X windsurfing fleet in Rio 2016 have been completed. And Nick Dempsey has been unstoppable.
The British sailor, 36, had a perfect start on the first day of competition and won three races at Guanabara Bay.
"I was just nervous about something not going right, but it went so well. In the last race, the breeze dropped a few bombs on the course. It caught a few people out, a few people did well out of it, and I managed to hold on to second, which was probably the best bit of the day," explained Nick Dempsey.