Alessandra Sensini: inducted into the World Sailing Hall of Fame

Alessandra Sensini has been inducted into the World Sailing Hall of Fame.

The Italian windsurfer is the most successful female Olympic sailor in history, with a total medal count of one gold, one silver and two bronze medals. Throughout her career, Alessandra competed in three different windsurfing classes: Lechner A-390, Mistral and RS:X.

Sensini was born in Grosseto, in 1970. She competed in five Olympic Games: Atlanta (1996), Sydney (2000), Athens (2004), Beijing (2008), and London (2012). She was presented with a blue World Sailing logo pennant at the ISAF ceremony held in Sanya, China.

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2015 Greek Freestyle Windsurf Tour: going for broke at Naxos | Photo: GFWT

Papagiannopoulos Pantelis has been crowned winner of the 2015 Greek Freestyle Windsurf Tour (GFWT).

After the first stop in Drepano, Achaea, the GFWT traveled to Naxos for the Naxian Freestyle Contest V.2, an unbeatable two-day contest of flips and stunts from some of the country's top freestyle windsurfers.

The finals took place in Laguna, at Agios Georgios Beach, Naxos, a spot known for its shallow and calm waters, which make it one of the friendliest spots in Greece for those interested in learning the sport.

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Philip Köster: high and dry | Photo: Carter/PWA

It's all over. Philip Köster and Iballa Moreno are the 2015 PWA Wave World Tour champions.

The German and Spanish windsurfers confirmed their global supremacy at the NoveNove Maui Aloha Classic, held in the swell-filled waters of Hawaii. It's Köster's third world title and Iballa's seventh trophy.

In the last day of competition, Victor Fernandez was the only rider who could steal the title from Philip. But the Spanish had to win eight heats in a row to open the champagne bottle.

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