Wave man single elimination is on in Westerland, Sylt on day 8.
What happened so far? French rider Marine Hunter won the ladies winners final in the single elimination against Spanish/German Maria Behrens early in the morning. Aruban Sarah-Quita Offringa secured the third place in the women’s b-final against Justyna Sniady from Poland. Congrats to all winners!!
In the men’s...Read More
Today is day 8 at the 2023 schauinslandreisen Windsurf World Cup Sylt, presented by got2b. Finally the conditions are suitable for the wave competition. At 11:45 am the Women’s Wave Single Elimination started.
PWA Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2023 – Livestream Wave
What happened so far at the event?
Lennart Neubauer won the freestyle competiton
Yentel Caers is 2023 Freestyle...Read More
Yentel Caers mounts colossal comeback to claim second world title, while Lennart Neubauer earns his maiden event victory on the PWA World Tour. Day 3 of the schauinslandreisen Windsurf World Cup Sylt was billed as potentially one of the biggest days of action of this year’s event and that’s exactly how things played out as the Men’s Freestyle Double Elimination was...Read More
Day 2 at the World Cup Sylt 2023 was an epic day for the freestyle community, all riders and especially Lennart Neubauer, who faced his Starboard teammate and freestyle R&D guru Steve van Broeckhoven in the final. Lennart won the final with a firework of perfect moves. But we saw many more riders performing on highest level. Here’s a great re-cap on day 2, when the wind...Read More
19-year-old Lennart Neubauer from Naxos, Greece wins the single elimination in Westerland, Sylt. The Greek, who has his comeback season after a severe knee injury, leads the event defeating the former Freestyle World Champion and multiple EFPT tour winner Steven van Broeckhoven from Belgium. Watch all the moves from Lennart! German drone pilot Johannes Hertel captured the...Read More
Mattia Pedrani, one of the hardcore freestyle windsurfers creating several insane moves in the past, likes to windsurf in waves nowadays. Here’s some nice footage from Viana do Castelo, Portugal, where he mixed wave windsurfing with proper freestyle in the powerful El Norte wind conditions. Mattia lands perfect Goiters, Takas, Wave fs 360s, Back loops or slides through...Read More
It’s day 2 in Westerland, Sylt, where the schauinslandreisen Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2023, presented by got2b is on and running. Conditions are on: some wind from southern direction and proper ramps allow the riders to perform their moves quite close to the shore. 26 men riders from 12 different nations are competing for the 2023 PWA freestyle World title. Most competitors...Read More
Federico Morisio about his final heat:
“Overall it was a long and epic day of riding. We started in quite tricky conditions and the final heat was just epic. The waves were more than mast high and very long. The perfect conditions. I was on my 4.8 and my Starboard Hyper 88L. The board worked amazingly. It allows me to go easily upwind and I had some extra speed in those bigger waves. I am...Read More
On Monday 4th of September Boards & More announced that Fanatic Windsurfing and Wingfoiling products will now be marketed under the Duotone brand name. From now on Duotone will appear as the overall brand name for Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Wing Foiling and Foiling. Fanatic SUP will reamin.
Read an interview with Till Eberle, CEO of Boards & More, Craig Gertenbach, previously...Read More
Source: Boards & More
Boards & More announces that Fanatic products from the Windsurfing and Wing Foil segment will now be marketed under the Duotone brand name. From now on Duotone will appear as the overall brand name for Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Wing Foiling and Foiling.
Since we founded the new Duotone brand for our Kiteboarding products in 2018, the brand achieved...Read More
Full Week of Racing
Silvaplana delivered proper conditions throughout the whole week. On the first day, the competitors engaged in a downwind slalom with 4 races for both fleets. The following day the wind took a break and it resulted in a racing-free day. Fully recovered athletes were prepared for a promising Day 4 of the iQFOiL U21 World Championships. A full day of racing with close...Read More
Swiss waterman Balz Müller again pushed his limits to the max while spending a few weeks in Pozo Izquierdo. He has travelled to the high wind “Mecca” for the first time and felt in love, when testing the 40+ knots conditions with his windsurfing and wing equipment. When the wind was lighter, he showed incredible skills on his wind foiling gear. Balz created a list of new...Read More
The Men’s division
Luuc Van Opzeeland claimed the World Title in front of our Starboard Team rider Sebastian Koerdel, who finished in 2nd place in the Men’s division. Nicolò Renna from Italy completed the podium in 3rd place. Our Starboard Dream Team rider Sebastian Koerdel managed to navigate through the event with very consistent results and became the Vice-World Champion.
Josep Pons, who moved from the mediterranean island of Menorca to the Canary island of Gran Canaria, is living the windsurfing dream. He works as professional windsurfing coach, shapes windsurfing boards together with his mentor Carlos Sosa from CS Custom Boards, the former shaper of Björn Dunkerbeck, and competes on the PWA World Tour in the wave discipline.
Josep, who is...Read More
Victor Fernandez has just finished the edit of his latest video full of windsurfing action from his summer in Gran Canaria. The Spaniard always spends a large part of his summer in the Canary Islands to train and push his limits. This year he was 1,5 months on the Canaries and he scored some good sessions at Pozo Izquierdo, Ojos de Garza and Juan Grande.Victor told us that...Read More
Let’s bring back the Super X in windsurfing. If we remember correctly SuperX had its premiere in 2003. 20 years later Liam Dunkerbeck and Marino Gil Gherardi were using the marks from the slalom course in Fuerteventura to speed around the marks on freestyle equipment and execute some moves in between. All comes and goes.
Windsurfing Super X Revival
a video by Johannes...Read More
Last winter a perfect swell hit the islands of Cape Verde. This swell produced some of the biggest waves in several years and no wonder Thomas Traversa and friends had the perfect timing for the trip.
All the forecasts arrived and we were lucky to be in the right place at the right time to score what was a perfect trip. We were joined by Kai Katchadorian who lives for...Read More
Bad news for Philip Köster: The five-time windsurfing world champion had to undergo surgery due to persistent severe pain in his left foot. This is already Philip’s second severe injury, after the torn cruciate ligament and meniscus injury which happened in 2016.
In May Philip Köster injured his left foot during a training jump in Gran Canaria. According to the initial...Read More
“YLEM” Episode 2:
The second episode of Antoine Martin’s YLEM series is about his journey to Fiji, showing the life of a wave pro Antoine Martin on tour. From the daily island life to the competition, where Antoine pushed his personal limits of wave windsurfing at Cloudbreak, one of the most radical waves on planet. The documentary shows action from lay days to contest...Read More
Oda Johanne is back in the game!
Oda Johanne is back in the game and what a comeback she had! After a bad injury last year, Oda had to step back from competition to recover. Now she is back and in good form! Oda made it straight into the final in the single elimination when she won against Vice World champion Maaike Huverman in the semi-final. In the final, she met her teammate Sarah-Quita...Read More
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