Dutch Nationals Live Updates with Van Ingen

Competing in a wave event for the first time can be a daunting experience. So what more than to hear about that experience first hand from someone about to compete in their countries national wave championships. Boardseeker brings you live updates from Nick van Ingen who will take part in the Dutch Nationals this very weekend. You can read all the live updates that Nick will be posting throughout the event, as and when they happen, at the bottom of this page. Find out what conditions meet the riders as they reach the beach, what sail and board sizes they will be taking and who advances right on through to the finals.

Nick out in the early swell that arrived yesterday
Nick out in the early swell that arrived yesterday

From the inside we’ve heard that there are two people who have strong prospects to make the top spot, both have, or still do, compete on the PWA and both will be fighting hard to become their national champion. Peter Volwater and Kevin Meevisen are certainly these two favourites for the competition but never forget the locals, the guys who always windsurf at home are sometimes the ones ready to cause the biggest upsets.

Over to Nick who will begin updating from Sunday morning, just check the posts below.

  1. Nick van ingen (H-122)

    Good morning there from windy / wavy and rainy
    Holland ! Right now i’m on my way to the dutch nationals wave ! The forecast looks pretty good ! Actually we got 34 knots and 2 meter swell . The gear that i will make ready are fanatic quad 76 .. And north idol ltd 4,0 and 4,4 . Skippers meeting will be at 9:30 First possible start at 10 . Sun is coming trough the clouds , wind is picking up really fast , the tide is going down , and the waves come rolling in !! Bring the action !

    Greets nick van ingen H-122

  2. Nick van ingen

    Arrivéd Well at the spot ! Wind looks fullllpower and we get à full riders list ! The waves looks à bit smaller then the forrecast , but stil good . 1,5 meter . The wind is à bit Side off Shore . Riders getting ready with their 3,7 and 4,0 ‘s . Radical wave boards like 67 liters . Action is comming up !

    Greets nick !

  3. Nick+van+ingen

    Epic stormy conditions ! 40 knots and 2 meter swell , i went down in the first heat , Kevin mevissen shows his PWA experience togheter with lampi ( Martin ten hoeve ) . Kevin meev stomps some serious massive high flying stalled forwards ! Great conditions today ! Big respect to the girls ! They rigg 3,0 and going big to ! The action is onn !!

    Greets nick H-122

  4. nick van ingen

    Epic day today at the dutch nationals wave ! results are coming up . winners final : kevin mevissen agains martin ten hoeve . losers final mike bosaert agains jordy v d panne . the wind was really good , everybody went out with 3,7 and 4,0′s . waiting for results now .

    It was a bigg succes !!

    Greets Nick H-122


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