Howling wind and a building swell provided all the ingredients for a mind blowing freestyle showdown, on day two of the 2008 PWA Costa Teguise World Cup.  On the agenda was the first double elimination, following the successful completion of the single elimination on day one.

With all the sailors reseeded back into the elimination ladder at the point they were knocked out, Brazil’s Marcilio Browne (Mistral, Gaastra) and Aruba’s Sarah-Quita Offringa (Starboard, NeilPryde) occupied the top spots. This meant they effectively had to wait until the end of the day to see who would climb the ranks and challenge them for their positions.


Costa Teguise, on Lanzarote’s rugged east coast became the focal point of global windsurfing, as it opened its doors for the start the PWA Freestyle World Cup.

First on the agenda was the registration of the men’s and women’s freestyle fleets, which was completed by early afternoon, leaving only a short lunch break before competition could launch into action.

Famed for consistent conditions, Costa Teguise brought ample servings of wind for the first single elimination, delivering 20-25 knots of cross-offshore perfection.


The best 100 surfers will compete for Audi NeilPryde Windsurfing Baltic Cup 2008. From June 27 - 29 in Latvia the best windsurfiers from around the region will gather in the town of Pavilosta to compete in the tenth Annual Audi NeilPryde Windsurfing Baltic Cup 2008, which is a part of the World Rating Table.

"I am delighted! This is the tenth anniversary for the NeilPryde Baltic Cup a long-lasting tradition in Latvian windsurfing. Each year we see new achievements and the competition is unique because the weather conditions and tension never repeats itself from year to year and in a way places new challenges for mastership of the surfers”, says Ansis Dāle, a surfer and representative of the competition’s organizer - Extreme Sports.