NeilPryde unveils the RS:X weapon for the 2024 Olympic Games

The RS:X Convertible: small is beautiful

NeilPryde is playing its trump card for the 2024 Summer Olympics. And the weapon of choice is a very tiny 120-liter windsurfing board with a hydrofoil. It’s called RS:X Convertible.

In the early months of 2012, the future of Olympic windsurfing looked doomed, and kiteboarding was gaining…

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Polish duo wins the 2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships

2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships: light winds in Eilat | Photo: Tiit Aunaste/RS:X Class

Piotr Myszka and Malgorzata Bialecka were crowned champions at the 2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships, in Eilat, Israel.

The Polish swift dominated the entire competition and will be a force to be reckoned with at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Brazil, next summer. The medal races were…

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Oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish by 2050

Plastics: by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish | Photo: Bledowski/BigStockPhoto

A recital by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation concluded that by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish.

“The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” is the result of a three-year study of the powerful global plastic industry. In the next 20 years, the use of…

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Malaysia faces exclusion from World Sailing

Yoav Omer: Malaysia didn't want him in the country | Photo: RS:X Class

Malaysia might be banned from World Sailing after prohibiting two Israeli windsurfers from competing at the Youth Sailing World Championships held in Langkawi.

The world governing body for the sport of sailing, with the full co-operation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC),…

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An extreme windsurfing day at Lake Superior

Lake Superior: Philip Köster flies through the cold | Photo: Taylor/Red Bull

Levi Siver, Marcilio Browne, and Philip Köster have gone windsurfing in the largest freshwater lake in the world.

Welcome to Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes of North America. Shared by Canada and the USA, the spot is known for its very low water temperatures. Some say it’s “like…

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Ricardo Campello out of the 2016 PWA World Tour

Ricardo Campello: making a pause in competition | Photo: Carter/PWA

Ricardo Campello has announced that he will not compete on the 2016 Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) World Tour.

The Brazilian sea and freestyle windsurfing master made an unexpected decision, after finishing the 2015 season in fifth place. Campello will be out of the circuit for an…

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Kelly Slater unveils the ultimate artificial swell pool

Kelly Slater Wave Company: is this the perfect wave pool?

It is the most perfect surf pool ever designed, developed and tested. Kelly Slater has unveiled his artificial sea pool system. And you won’t believe what he has done: a 45-second barreling ride.

Ten years in the making. Forget everything you’ve seen. The 11-time world champion has shown his…

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