- 22 April 2010 | Windsurfing
Champion racers Willhelm Schurmann from Brazil and Californian Ernie Johnson will join this year’s Highland Spring HIHO 2010 event.
Schurmann, who won the event in 2008, is the top ranked Formula windsurfer in the World and a multi-World and national Champion racer. He’ll be competing on a Techno 2 and Neil Pryde V8 sails.
Johnson is a top US SUP racer whose list of victories includes the 2009 Battle of the Paddle and races in California. He’ll be joined by his wife Andie, who is also a top female competitor.
Top pros offer Highland Spring HIHO racers a chance to pick up tips and measure themselves against outstanding competitors. Both athletes are sponsored by Starboard; Schurman is also sponsored by Neil Pryde. They will each be available for mini-clinics and to assist or advise racers in any capacity throughout the event.
“We are happy to have top pro competitors join Highland Spring HIHO, especially outgoing athletes who compliment the great atmosphere of the event,” says organizer Andy Morrell.