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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Deska Board: city windsurfing with brakes

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.

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Radoslaw Furmanski: he's dangerous

The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship will hit the warm waters of Tavira, in Portugal, between 12th-19th July, 2014.

Mattia Camboni and Marta Maggetti will lead the RS:X Boys and Girls fleet when racing kicks off, in the Portuguese holiday region of Algarve.

The Italians have won gold at the 2013 RS:X Youth Worlds on their home waters of Civitavecchia, and want to show off, once again.

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