- 22 October 2014 | Windsurfing
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 stylish one-handed backloop.
- 21 October 2014 | Windsurfing
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.
- 17 October 2014 | Windsurfing
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.