- 19 June 2009 | Windsurfing
The mauiwindcam.com crew are very excited to announce the addition of a THIRD camera to their popular webcam website! Their new High Definition camera is aimed at the lower break at Kanaha and can ZOOM into the action using its powerful 10x lens.
This exciting new view on the windsurfing, kiting and stand-up paddling mecca is enhanced by the stunning West Maui Mountains as a backdrop. The streaming video feed is in a full widescreen format with unbelievable image quality.
The new equipment represents the state of the art in webcams and the first deployment of a High Definition camera like this on Maui. The mauiwindcam website has also received an upgrade with a new logo and other graphic enhancements.
Recently mauiwindcam was featured in an Associated Press article which rated them among the top 10 webcams worldwide.
Mauiwindcam.com offers up one of the most unique ocean action views on the web with some of the highest quality images around. A huge photo gallery stretching back over 7 years together with daily and monthly time-lapse movies are also among the fun features of the website. The complete day’s action repeats during the night for those in other time zones.
- 18 June 2009 | Windsurfing
With a near faultless display Patrik Pollak (SVK 1) took the 2009 Raceboard European title. In the first race of the day he was sailing true to form with yet another win; but even champions can make mistakes! In the second race of the day Patrik sailed to the wrong mark and a lengthy detour meant he could only make fourth place.
The fight for second and third places on the podium was very close. Three good races today by Juha Petri Blinnikka (FIN 6), including a first place in the final race of the series, meant he tied with youth racer Rihards Akmentins (LAT 30). However the tie break went in favour of the younger man.
Ex olypmic racer Vita Matise (LAT 1) finished very strongly today to complete the series in 6th place overall and first woman.
The raceboard championship was the premier event of the 2009 Liepaja Windsurfing Festival which also included round one of the Baltic Sea Cup. The BSC comprises 3 events for Techno 293 junior and RSX youth racers, and hosts this year include Latvia, Germany and Russia.
- 17 June 2009 | Windsurfing
Since its early years in the mid-eighties, when windsurfing greats like Robby Naish and Bjorn Dunkerbeck raced in Aruba year after year, the Aruba Hi-Winds has remained one of the biggest names in windsurfing events in the Caribbean, including freestyle windsurfing and Kiteboarding.
Aruba is blessed with almost ideal wind- and water conditions for windsurfing and Kiteboarding. Whether you’re a traditional down-wind slalom racer, a fearless freestyler or if you’ve joined the newest craze in watersports: kiteboarding, the Aruba Hi-Winds is there for you!
Besides being a first-rate windsurfing and Kiteboarding event, the Aruba Hi-Winds is renowned for having an extensive and exhilarating entertainment and social program for its competitors and friends. Participating in the Aruba Hi-Winds means partying from start to finish! Don’t miss the fun!