- 24 July 2014 | Windsurfing
The organizers behind the Défi Wind Gruissan and the American Windsurfing Tour (AWT) are planning a windsurfing marathon in Maui, Hawaii.
According to Philippe Bru, founder of the French windsurfing race Défi Wind, and Sam Bittner, director of the American Windsurfing Tour Director, Défi Wind Maui may be a reality in the next years.
"I attended the Défi Wind Gruissan, in 2013, and knew right away I would love to see an event like this in Maui. Philippe Bru and I met up in Tahiti this past week for a racing event, and when we talked about the idea of working together to create the Defi Wind Maui, it was a perfect match," explains Bittner.
- 21 July 2014 | Windsurfing
Victor Fernandez and Daida Moreno were crowned king and queen of the wind and waves, in the 2014 PWA Gran Canaria, held at Pozo.
After nine hours of wind, waves and windsurfing action in the waters of Gran Canaria, Fernandez secured his fifth event victory in Pozo.
The winners' final saw Ricardo Campello up against Victor Fernandez. The Spanish opened hostilities with a double forward, quickly followed by a one-handed backloop.
- 20 July 2014 | Windsurfing
Kevin Pritchard, Camille Juban, and Antoine "Titun" Martin have enjoyed a stunning mast-high windsurfing session at Teahupoo, Tahiti. It might sound strange, but no one got hurt.
Teahupoo is one of the heaviest waves on Planet Earth. Surfers and bodyboarders perfectly understand how hard it can be to wipe out in the most famous Tahitian cavern. If you're a windsurfer, the game level steps up.
Apparently, that is not a problem for Pritchard, Juban and Martin. They seem to know what they're doing. Kevin, who had already sailed Teahupoo a few times, picked up a video camera and did the shooting.