Jason Polakow: high and dry

If you're a windsurfer and you don't know Jason Polakow, it's time to learn fast. Discover the Australian's five magic waves.

Jason Polakow is "the" wave windsurfer. And it's all said. He has survived the most extreme maritime conditions, the heaviest waves, and the strongest winds.

But what are his favorite breaks? "The northwest coast of Australia has tons of incredible waves, and with the right resources - a proper off-road vehicle - you can get some incredible rides," explains Polakow.


Fort de Soto Park: perfect for windsurfers | Photo: IslandParadise.com

Two windsurfers have successfully completed a 375-mile adventure between Fort de Soto Park to Key Largo, in Florida.

Tony Vandenberg and Sean Hawes have completed the difficult journey in seven days, sailing between 12 and 14 hours a day.

The team participated in the 14th edition of the Everglades Challenge. They are the first windsurfers to complete the race that connects St. Petersburg and Key Largo.


Indoor windsurfing: turning the wind on

The world's best windsurfers will return to an indoor windsurfing event between 5th-7th September, 2014, in Warsaw, Poland.

Up to 50,000 spectators will have the opportunity to watch windsurfers sailing around the 90-meter long pool. The contest will provide artificial winds of between 15 and 37 knots.

The indoor windsurfing event is part of the PWA World Tour. The pool will be installed in the National Stadium, a retractable roof football arena opened on the 29th January, 2012.