Hugo de Sousa: a new star is ready to conquer freestyle windsurfing

If you think you've seen everything in freestyle windsurfing, prepare for creative madness. Hugo de Sousa, from Brazil, is about to make sure nothing is impossible.

The talented young sailor is already traveling the world in search of multiple winds and conditions to improve his competitive performance. But Hugo de Sousa will win events. It's written in the stars.

In "Son of Freestyle," the rider from Camocim, in Ceará, Brazil, display a full array of innovative elements and combos. Hugo just makes it all seem so easy.

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Windsurfing: learn how to eat and drink well | Photo: Neil Pryde

What is the best diet for windsurfers? Health promoter Henrik Beyer shares what research has to say about diets and how this relates to windsurfers.

In the beginning of a windsurfing season, many sailors realize that they have gained weight and consider to lose a few pounds. To what diet should they turn to help them?

Since the milk cure diet that was introduced in the 18th century, which assigned each individual a specific cow to drink from for a week, to "modern" high fat and low carbohydrates diets, we have learnt a great deal about healthy eating.

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American Windsurfing Tour: pure wave sailing | Photo: AWT/Si Crowther

The 2015 American Windsurfing Tour (AWT) will be run in seven stages, between February 24th and November 10th. And there's a surprise in the calendar: Cabo Verde.

Kevin Pritchard and Ingrid Larouche, the 2014 AWT champions, will return to defend their titles in a seven-stop schedule. The wave sailing circuit will kick off in Cabo Verde and wraps up in Maui, Hawaii.

The American Windsurfing Tour is selling a 2015 season pass for 500 dollars, which gets you access to all events. The cost of registration is 125 dollars per event, so if you pay for four at one time, the fifth is free.

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