Carlos Pro: a real windsurfer with real sails

Attitude Sails has announced it will be working closely with Carlos Pro in the development of their range of gear for "real windsurfers."

The brand founded in 2014 believes it should design sails for "95% of the windsurf population, mostly recreational sailors to weekend warriors." That is why Attitude Sails is focused on building quality and fairly-priced products.

Carlos Pro is a fireman and graphic designer from Alicante, in Spain, and he will be one of the company's "real windsurfers" for "keeping it real."

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Windsurfing widows: thank you for your time | Photo: Carter/PWA

It's officially time to acknowledge the awesome assistance sailors get from their "windsurfing widows".

We have all seen the loving, beautiful, but sometimes irritated and angry wife on the beach who looks after the children when her husband is having the time of his life sailing away in the open blue ocean.

Sure it does not have to be a wife; it could just as well be a husband, boyfriend or girlfriend. However, windsurfing surely can put a strain on relationships and destroy expensive dream holidays to places such as Hawaii, Maldives, Tahiti or Mauritius.

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Philip Kümpel: windsurfer and film composer

Wind has inspired storytellers, legends and myths. And it also motivates Philipp Kümpel to compose film scores through windsurfing.

Many have questioned if windsurfing is a lifestyle on its own. We think it is. Philipp Kümpel is a windsurfer and film composer. The soundtrack to his personal and professional life is blown by the wind.

"Music and windsurfing fit together perfectly. Windsurfing gives me the inspiration I need for my composing world. Music is all about waves and moving air. When I'm on my board, I can hold the wind in my hands and feel the waves with my feet," Kümpel reveals in the beautiful movie "Inspiration," shot at El Medano.

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