Where do we start this week….so much has happened in the world of windsurfing! To start with, it was less than a week ago that windsurfers celebrated to return of the sport to the Olympics. Both men and women will compete in the RS:X class in Rio 2016, read more here.
After a successful King and Queen of the wind events the EFPT went behind the scenes to find out more from competitor and event organiser Adam Sims. Another event we have heard a lot about this week in the SWA Wet Dream Four….Play; with this event passed and the Northern Monkey event this weekend there is a lot going on in SWA land. Check out all the latest student windsurfing news and features here.
The other big news this week of course cam from Ludertiz, where all sailors have been increasing their top speeds day on day. Zara Davis and Farrell O’Shea have both broken records, but the top news is that Antoine Albeau and Anders Bringdal both broke the 50knot barrier. Find out more about Antoine, including some words on the record from the man himself here. With more promising forecasts around the corner, we will continue to follow all the action in Luderitz, fingers crossed more records will be broken in the near future.
We finish up the news this week with a video from Juice Boardsports and their recent demo at Fraisthorpe beach.