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- 29 January 2018 | Windsurfing
With Tokyo 2020, the sport of windsurfing will celebrate its 36th Olympic anniversary.
World Sailing has already confirmed the participation of sailboarding in the Summer Olympics. It will be the tenth time windsurfing takes part in the most prestigious international sports event on the planet.
Tokyo 2020 will also be the most gender-balanced Olympics of its centennial history with a 50/50 ratio participation of male and female athletes.
- 23 January 2018 | Windsurfing
Today, the PWA World Tour is unquestionably the most successful pro windsurfing circuit in the history of the sport.
The Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) was founded in 1996 and, today, it is officially recognized by World Sailing (WS) as one of its "Special Events."
But to understand the foundations of the PWA World, we need to get back in time to a period when windsurfing was an unintegrated sum of several sailboarding disciplines.
- 15 January 2018 | Windsurfing
Alexandre Cousin and Andrew Cooksey have taken out the windsurfing and kitesurfing marathons at the 2018 Lancelin Ocean Classic, held in Western Australia.
The Shire of Gingin is home to the Lancelin Ocean Classic. Located 84 kilometers north of Perth, its stunning coastline, adventurous dunes, pristine rivers and panoramic views make it a unique and perfect getaway.
The event that combines a marathon and wave riding has once again attracted pro and amateur contestants from all around the globe, making it one of the biggest editions yet, since it was first run in 1986.