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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:02:28 GMT

Swans Found to Windsurf Across Water  -  National Geographic
The cell phone video supports Terenius's argument that the swans “are using wind to speed up,” agrees Chris Perrins, official Swan Warden to Queen Elizabeth II and an emeritus ornithologist at Britain's University of Oxford. Perrins theorizes that the ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:49:47 GMT
Surf's up for the Tiree Wave Classic  -  Oban Times
The Tiree Wave Classic is the longest running professional windsurfing event in the world and it's on right now. It was founded in 1986 and has run to the present day. It showcases the best of the UK's windsurfing talent across a number of fleets ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:57:43 GMT

When and how to pump the sail in windsurfing  -  SurferToday
Pumping a windsurfing sail helps to propel the board. Learn how to increase your speed when you really need it. Pumping is a light-to-no-wind racing technique that allows you to accelerate and/or and get planing. However, if you don't do it correctly ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:17:58 GMT

Van Broeckhoven crowned 2016 EFPT champion  -  SurferToday
In the women's competition, Quita-Offringa confirmed her superiority in the freestyle windsurfing field. The sailor from Aruba won her second consecutive EFPT title. "Brouwersdam: Check! Thank you Dam-X and EFPT for a great week in Zeeland. It was a ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:32:00 GMT

Wave Chaser crafts a new genre between catamaran and windsurfer  -  New Atlas
Whether you're a high-speed thrill seeker or absolute beginner, windsurfing is a solo sport, but an Australian team is working on a fresh new design which changes that. The Wave Chaser is a twin-rig planing hull catamaran, designed to show how ...
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 04:48:27 GMT
Keys becoming third Florida host of worldwide talent  -  KeysNews.com (registration)
Expected to attract the top American and international men, women and youth windsurfers in the largest, most balanced, equal and one-design competition, the 2016 Kona World Windsurfing Championships will be held at the Guy Harvey Outpost in ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:30:08 GMT
Torbole 293 World Championship, North Lake Garda Trentino  -  BYM News (press release)
However, it will be for Giorgia an unprecedented record in the history of youth windsurfing! Among other Italian favourite athletes, there are also the representatives of the organizing club Circolo Surf Torbole: Nicolò Renna, the winner of the 2016 ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:26:15 GMT

Red Bull Storm Chase confirmed for 2017  -  SurferToday
The extreme windsurfing contest will return to the harshest ocean environments the planet has to offer. But only the most experienced sailors will receive the invitation for the event. The Red Bull Storm Chase 2017 will get underway during Northern ...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:09:14 GMT
Dryden sails off with overall title in NE windsurfing series  -  Northumberland Gazette
Hosted by Derwent Reservoir, the racing drew a good number of competitors, including several from Coquet Windsurfing Club, and as ever, the standard of racing was high. And it proved to be a good weekend for the local competitors, with Tom Dryden ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:17:29 GMT

Red Bull Storm Chase Is Back on the Hunt  -  Red Bull
There's a lot of things we don't know about Red Bull Storm Chase. But we do know this: It's the toughest windsurfing contest in the world, and it's happening again in 2017. So what don't we know? When or where it's going to happen. Confused? Let us ...