Sebastian Steudtner puts surfboard aside and goes windsurfing

German big wave surfer connected with his wave sailing roots and rigged up a windsurfing sail. How fun was it? See for yourself.

Sebastian Steudtner learned to surf when he was nine years old. Because he was born in Nuremberg, far away from the ocean, all he could do was windsurf in the nearby bodies of water.

"Where I grew up, in the south of Germany, it's only mountains and lakes. So, the only way to stay connected to surfing was through windsurfing. That's the reason why I started, initially," explains Steudtner.

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Improve your windsurfing skills at the 2018 Baja Wave Camp

Do you want to improve your wave riding? Want to increase your flexibility and your body's ability to perform consistently on the water?

Then, all you have to do is join the first ever IWT Baja Wave Camp, run by Casey and Sarah Hauser, and Joey Sanchez.

Together, Sarah, Joey, and Casey will provide a comprehensive program to get you performing your best leading up to the IWT Baja Desert Showdown, from August 18-25.

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What you need to know about windsurfing in Tokyo 2020

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.

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