- 15 July 2014 | Windsurfing
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.
- 14 July 2014 | Windsurfing
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.
- 11 July 2014 | Windsurfing
Deska Board is the ultimate windsurfing board for those wanting to sail the world's busiest city streets.
You don't need to water to go windsurfing. Street windsurfing is not a new concept, but the entrepreneur behind Deska Board has dramatically improved it with a special lightweight aluminum, carbon plank, and an innovative brake system.
Until now, these city windsurf boards didn't have proper brakes. You'd have to brake with the soles of your shoes or wait until you'd crash against any object, car or person.