Thomas Traversa: mastering ramps at Carro | Photo: Jeremy Lacave

Thomas Traversa has claimed the first chapter of the Rip Curl Windsurfing Pro Tour 2014, at Carro, France.

The Rip Curl Windsurfing Pro Tour will get the best French sailors competing in the premium French surf spots.

The circuit will travel through Carro, Ghjunkidu, L'Ile aux Vaches, Hossegor, Toulhars and Crozon. Thirty windsurfers have been picked based on previous wave contest results.

Read more...

European Freestyle Pro Tour: you don't need light to show off

The 2014 European Freestyle Pro Tour (EFPT) will kick off at Podersdorf, in Austria, on the 25th April.

After hosting the Chiemsee European Tow-In Championship for two years in a row, the organiser of the Surf Worldcup in Podersdorf, Austria decided to bring back the EFPT freestyle discipline to where the tour has been originally founded more than 10 years ago.

It will be the first stage of the 2014 season. This time, riders will be even more in the center of public and media attention. There will be windsurfing test areas and a total of 26,000 euros in prize money.

Read more...

Real Obsession: 45 minutes of pure South Australia adrenaline

Wilf has collected hundreds of windsurfing video clips to develop a "Real Obsession".

Hardcore windsurfers are obsessed by... wind. When it blows, they're in the water no matter what their commitments are. Work and family can wait.

"Real Obsession" is a grandiose collage of windsurf sessions captured somewhere in South Australia. And what a good place to unveil talent, no matter how old you are.

Read more...