Estonia crowns the 2016 world ice and snow sailing champions

WISSA World Championships 2016: speed sailing on ice | Photo: Gediminas Gresevicius/WISSA

The 2016 world ice and snow sailing champions have been crowned at Lake Võrtsjärv, in Estonia.

The 2016 WISSA World Championships took place in the frozen ice of Estonia’s second largest lake. The conditions were not always perfect – the ice cracked in some areas – but the organization…

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Van der Eyken celebrates maiden PWA Freestyle World Tour title

Dieter Van der Eyken: the 2015 PWA Freestyle World Tour champion | Photo: Carter/PWA

Dieter Van der Eyken is the 2015 PWA Freestyle World Tour champion.

Unfortunately for all Freestyle competitors, the wind decided not to show up at the 2015 Davidoff Cool Water Sylt PWA World Cup, so the world title decisions were made based on a couple events.

With a fourth place in Leucate…

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Kevin Pritchard wins the 2015 Wind-NC Hatteras Sea Jam

Kevin Pritchard: relaxing in the skis of North Carolina | Photo: Crowther/AWT

Kevin Pritchard claimed the 2015 Wind-NC Hatteras Swell Jam, at Ramp 55, in North Carolina. The Us Windsurfing Tour (AWT) title will be decided in Hawaii.

Sea windsurfing owes a lot to the AWT. With seven events in the pocket, the circuit runs in spectacular venues and showcases some of the…

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Jesper Vesterstroem storms the 2015 UNITED STATES Windsurfing Nationals

2015 US Windsurfing Nationals: Jesper accelerates | Photo: Daniel Gallet

Jesper Vesterstroem is the marvellous winner of the 2015 UNITED STATES Windsurfing National Championship, a three-day miracle held in Cabrillo Beach, California.

The Danish windsurfer claimed the Formula and Slalom divisions. Xavier Ferlet, his legendary archrival, had to content himself with a…

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Fear comes into play at the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti

Jeremy Flores: wearing a helmet at Teahupoo | Photo: Robertson/WSL

The world’s best tube riders put their skills to test in treacherous conditions at Teahupoo, as the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti steps into the finals day.

Round 3 and 4 were completed in building four-to-six-foot surf. Gabriel Medina, Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater and Owen Wright have earned a…

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Windiest city in the world ready for the Eastbourne Slalom Plus 2015

New Zealand: sailing in the windiest city in the world | Photo: Isaac Spedding

Wellington, the capital of New Zealand and the windiest city in the world, is inviting all windsurfers for the Eastbourne Slalom Plus 2015.

Eastbourne is a very very small community across the harbor from Wellington City, which has an average wind speed of 16 knots. In its windiest year, it…

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Wildcards selected for the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2015

Bruno Santos: fifth wildcard into Teahupoo | Photo: Robertson/WSL

Taumata Puhetini and Bruno Santos have earned a golden ticket for the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2015, in Teahupoo.

The Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Pro Trials are above. The wildcard competition got underway in three-to-four foot Teahupoo waves. A total of 16 surfers tried their luck, but only a couple…

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