Cody Steward: the new leader of US Windsurfing

Cody Steward is the new executive director of US Windsurfing.

Steward started windsurfing in 2002, and he has been a member of US Windsurfing since 2008. He has been participating in the organization as an event organizer, competitor and instructor.

"I am excited for the opportunity to work with US Windsurfing! For years I have been trying to find ways to get more involved with the sport and help the stoke," explains Cody Steward.

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Eugen, Björn and Liam Dunkerbeck: a windsurfing life

Eugen, Björn and Liam. The Dunkerbeck windsurfing family is in its third generation. A short documentary by Mathias Bergmann shows their passion for wind, boards and sails.

A long time ago, Eugen Dunkerbeck, the grandfather, traveled from Denmark to the Canary Islands to try windsurfing. Since then, he hasn't stopped.

When Björn Dunkerbeck was born in 1969, he rapidly learned how to windsurf, and immediately got into competitions. With time - a couple of decades - he collected 41 world championship titles.

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Tonky Frans: setting the benchmark in Lanzarote

Tonky Frans managed to beat the fragile wind conditions to win the EFPT Lanzarote 2014, in Costa Teguise.

In the last day of competition, and with minimum wind speed to pull a few freestyle tricks, sailors tried to give it a go. Unfortunately, the conditions weren't sufficient, and the heat was cancelled.

The tow-in final got underway with ten qualified riders: Steven Van Broeckhoven, Amado Vrieswijk, Dieter Van der Eyken, Mattia Fabrizi, Tonky Frans, Adam Sims, Yentel Caers, Hugo de Sousa, Nicolas Akgazciyan and Rick Jendrusch.

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