Do windsurfers really need the gym?

Windsurfing: staying fit is never easy | Photo: Carter/PWA

Why can’t we just increase our core strength by doing stand-up paddleboarding or windsurf as much as possible to stay fit? Health and fitness expert Henrik Beyer answers these banal workout questions.

Can’t we just do some squats, push-ups, and crunches on the beach (or at home) to increase our…

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Adrien Bosson and Riccardo Marca claim European windsurfing awards

Adrien Bosson: vertical attacks in Leucate | Photo: Bellande/PWA

Adrien Bosson and Riccardo Marca have been named “Sailor and Rookie of the Year 2015” by the European Freestyle Pro Tour (EFPT).

It was a tight battle. After picking eight finalists, the EFPT handed the verdict to the fans. In the decisive week, Amado Vrieswijk, Sarah-Quita Offringa, and…

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Van Rijsselberghe and Shaw sweep the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

Dorian van Rijsselberghe and Bryony Shaw triumphed at the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, in Florida.

The Dutch wind surfer held a ten-point lead…

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New York bans Polystyrene foam containers

Polystyrene foam: banned from New York | Photo: Creative Commons

Polystyrene foam has been banned from New York City. The substance will no longer be part of the daily lives of millions of NY citizens from July 1st, 2015.

It’s above. New York will be the largest AMERICAN city to ban plastic foam, in all its forms and shapes. Mayor Bill de Blasio believes the…

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Tavira welcomes the world’s best RS:X Juvenile windsurfer …

The ISAF Teenager Sailing World Championship will hit the warm waters of Tavira, in Portugal, between 12th-19th July, 2014. Mattia Camboni and Marta Maggetti will lead the RS:X Boys and Girls fleet when racing kicks off, in the

Masters of New South Wales crowned at South Boomerang Coast

HIF NSW Surfmasters Titles 2014: power and experience

Christian Cook, Wayne Morrison, Paul Wayland and Andrew Johnson have been crowned the 2014 New South Wales Master Surfing champions, at South Boomerang Coast, Australia.

Despite the fragile one-to-two foot wave, finalists in the four divisions – Over 35, 40, 45 and 50 – showed they’re still too…

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Sally Fitzgibbons wins the 2014 Fiji Women’s Pro

Sally Fitzgibbons: when bottom turns get critical

Sally Fitzgibbons has claimed the 2014 Fiji Women’s Pro, in an epic day of six-to-eight surfglide, at Cloudbreak.

Fitzgibbons defeated Stephanie Gilmore in their first agree-up of the 2014 World Championship Tour season. With less than 15 minutes on the clock, Gilmore found a crucial swell for…

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