- 30 November 2015 | Windsurfing
They've done it again. Antoine Albeau and Sarah-Quita Offringa have conquered the 2015 PWA Slalom World Tour title, in New Caledonia.
The world's fastest windsurfers put an exclamation mark on the last day of competition of the season, with winds blowing between 20-25 knots, and in front of hundreds of spectators watching the show from the beach.
Antoine Albeau is amazing. The French sailor celebrated his fourth consecutive world title and the 23rd trophy of his career. Pierre Mortefon, who ended up winning the Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup, finished with same points as Albeau (10,269 points), but Albeau took the title on countback having beaten Mortefon more times this season.
- 24 November 2015 | Windsurfing
WindSUP is one of the smartest inventions ever produced by the boardsports industry. Discover what makes a good stand-up paddleboard for windsurfers and occasional paddlers.
What is a WindSUP? Is it a windsurf board or a stand-up paddleboard (SUP)? A WindSUP is a blend between windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding. In other words, it is an SUP that you can go sailing with; a crossover board for both windsurfers and surfers. And with no foot straps - it's a two-in-one plank.
The watersports industry found an interesting way of selling SUPs to windsurfers or, if you prefer, windsurf boards that can be used by surfers and SUP enthusiasts. But, why should you own a WindSUP?
- 20 November 2015 | Windsurfing
Michael Rossmeier has announced the launch of Trick Genius, an advanced online coaching platform for windsurfers.
For nearly a decade, the Austrian sailor from Tyrol competed at the highest level on the PWA World Tour. Rossmeier is a freestyle windsurfer, so he knows what he is doing when teaching others to pull rad maneuvers.
Trick Genius is a website and a smartphone app where you'll learn how to complete more than 180 tricks and moves. Users will also be invited to upload videos, and then get suggestions and personalized tips for improvements from certified instructors.