Delphine Cousin: searching for the Awaza breeze

Delphine Cousin has conquered the inaugural Awaza PWA World Cup Turkmenistan, one of the most frustrating events ever in the history of professional windsurfing.

Despite the light and shifty winds which interrupted the regular thermal winds of the region, Cousin was eventually crowned the Queen of Awaza, as she claimed her maiden event victory on the PWA World Tour, whilst the top twelve men share equal first.

The French sailor won the opening elimination and came second in race two. "We didn't have a lot of wind but we still managed to complete two races. I'm surprised to win this first event, but I'm really happy to make such a good start to the year."

Read more...

Janis Preiss: hooked on winning

Karl-Erik Saarm and Janis Preiss have been crowned the 2014 Formula Windsurfing Youth and Master world champions, in Gallipoli, Italy.

After five days of competition and 15 races, the windsurfer from Latvia claimed the world title and the 2014 Gallipoli Formula European Cup trophy.

In the last day of competition, Preiss was fired up, taking three of the four bullets, whilst for Miguel Martinho, two of his races today ended up being two of his three series discards.

Read more...

Piotr Myszka: he sees gold

Piotr Myszka and Charline Picon have stolen the gold medals at the 2014 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships, in Cesme, Turkey.

The final day of competition brought the double-point medal race, for both Men and Women divisions, in 20-to-25 knot winds. The top 10 windsurfing teams were set based on the eight races on the leaderboard. Who would make it to the podium?

In the RS:X Men, Piotr Myszka had to somewhere in the middle of the first 10 places to secure gold, but a crash with teammate Tarnowski threw both of them into the water.

Read more...