Antoine Albeau: he forgot to his sail in the car park

On the 7th January, 2014, Belharra saw the world's best big wave surfers riding giant walls of salted water. One windsurfer left his comfort zone and his sail to do the same with a surfboard.


Antoine Albeau is probably the most complete windsurfers of all time. He has collected 20 world tour titles and he is currently the fastest windsurfer on Earth at 52,05 knots (96.34 km/h).

Born on June 17, 1972 in La Rochelle, France, Albeau never misses an opportunity to break his own boundaries. This time, he had to play the big wave game in home waters.

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Lancelin Ocean Classic: the engines are rigged

The Lancelin Ocean Classic 2014 is set to ignite Western Australia, between 9th-12th January.


The 29th edition of the Australia's longest-running windsurfing event invites the best windsurfers and kiteboarders from around the planet to a four-day beach festival, with plenty of things to do.

Western Australia's world famous South Westerly sea breeze expects names like Björn Dunkerbeck and Steve Allen, in the famous 25-kilometer windsurfing marathon.

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Farrel O'Shea: king of British speed windsurfing

Farrel O'Shea has been named the UK Windsurfing Association (UKWA) Windsurfer of the Year 2013.


Speed windsurfer Farrel O'Shea has been considered by the British sailing community as the UKWA Windsurfer of the Year 2013, after a two-month public vote.

The current official British national record holder, with 48.82 knots recorded in Luderitz, Namibia, is one of the fastest windsurfers of all time.

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