- 21 July 2015 | Windsurfing
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has partnered with Sport England to get women into windsurfing.
"This Girl Can Windsurf" is a national campaign to invite British women up and down the country to come and try the sport of sailboarding, no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets.
"Provided you are confident in the water, there's no reason you couldn't take up this exciting sport. If you are aged 16 or under, RYA's Team15 is a nationwide network of youth windsurfing clubs where young people and under can get together every week to learn new windsurfing skills and enjoy being on the water," the campaign notes.
- 14 July 2015 | Windsurfing
Philip Köster and Daida Moreno are the King and Queen of Pozo Izquierdo. The 2015 Gran Canaria Wind & Waves Festival had high winds and perfect waves.
After pulling the finest triple forward attempt ever in professional windsurfing, Köster successfully defend his single elimination victory in the doubles' final.
The German encountered an in-form Victor Fernandez in the decisive heat, but Köster kept his composure and launched into an absolutely brilliant planing double forward, before stomping an ankle-dry pushloop forward. A few moments later, he combined a sick air shaka off the lip with vert, powerful frontside snaps.
- 13 July 2015 | Windsurfing
It has been considered the world's finest triple forward attempt ever in the history of competitive windsurfing. Who could've done it? Philip Köster, for sure.
You know Pozo. The ultimate wave sailing spot in Gran Canaria was blowing its trademark howling winds, gusting to almost 50 knots. Additionally, Pozo had perfect ramps allowing windsurfers to jump and fly.
In the Men's single elimination final, Alex Mussolini and Köster lined up for a spectacular show. The Spanish opened the hostilities with a perfectly executed forward, but the German sailor answered with a planing double forward.