Windsurfing: set your goals and live your life | Photo: PWA/Carter

Do we really need to set a specific goal for working out? Health promoter and author Henrik Beyer answers the classic question.

Since Aristotle set up gymnasiums around 460 year BC, we have looked for the quickest and the best way to get stronger and fitter with the goal of performing better in sports.

Windsurfers are no exception to this phenomenon. Specific performance-related goals can obviously be necessary for professional windsurfers. But setting specific goals may also create a culture of competition where it is not needed.

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Windsurfing: the first Lego kit was launched in 1992

Windsurfing has been a hit in the Lego world. The first ever windsurf Lego kit was designed and sold in 1992. It was named "Surf N' Sail Camper."

The truth is that Lego and action sports have always walked together. We've seen amazing surfing Lego creations, but we never knew if bricks got into windsurfing. The answer is "yes, for sure."

"Surf N' Sail Camper" was the first windsurfing Lego kit. Released in 1992, it featured a cool camper with trailer, windsurf board and sails. The set had 188 pieces.

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Los Roques: Jose Estredo waits for the wind

Los Roques, in Venezuela, is a windsurfing paradise. Here, winds are steady and constant, almost all-year round. But when there's no wind, you've got plane propellers.

Welcome to Los Roques, the largest marine park in the Caribbean located 320 kilometers (200 miles) off the north coast of Venezuela. From December to June, the archipelago tastes trade winds of up to 25 knots.

The average wind at Los Roques is of 18 knots, so you rarely have problems sailing the breathtaking blue waters. Windsurfers are able to train and relax in any island of the archipelago.

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