Kevin Pritchard: relaxing in the skis of North Carolina | Photo: Crowther/AWT

Kevin Pritchard claimed the 2015 Wind-NC Hatteras Wave Jam, at Ramp 55, in North Carolina. The American Windsurfing Tour (AWT) title will be decided in Hawaii.

Wave windsurfing owes a lot to the AWT. With seven events in the pocket, the circuit runs in spectacular venues and showcases some of the most talented sailors in the world. Being the penultimate event of the season, the Hatteras Wave Jam has had a decisive role in defining the overall title contenders.

The Pro Men's final had local windsurfer Casey Treichler, Morgan Noireaux, Boujmaa Guilloul and Kevin Pritchard. Noireaux caught big waves and landed a back loop - he finished third.

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RS:X: China is conquering the world of windsurfing | Photo: ISAF

China is taking over competitive windsurfing. Chunzhuang Liu and Jiahui Wu have claimed the gold medals at the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao.

The race is nearly over, and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are almost on. The RS:X sailboarders are fighting for a ticket to Brazil, but only 36 athletes will represent their national flags in the "Marvelous City."

In the Men's medal race, Liu finished second and celebrated gold. The silver medal went to Bing Ye while Zhichao Zang completed the all-Chinese podium.

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Philip Köster: a push loop into heaven | Photo: Cold Hawaii

Philip Köster has delivered a flawless wave windsurfing performance to steal the Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup 2015, in Klitmoller, Denmark.

The howling winds of the North Sea crowned a new king. And he comes from Germany. Philip Köster secured his second victory of the year against an in-form Victor Fernandez.

The double elimination final saw Köster landing a superb double forward (9.5 points) in the early minutes. The Spanish answered with an another incredible double forward (8.5 points), but he was not able to get a quality second wave.

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