News Headlines - Mon 16th

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Good morning and welcome to a fresh week of news here on Boardseeker.

Our first video today comes from British PWA sailor Andy \’Bubble\’ Chambers. Spending the winter out in South Africa, Bubble tears it up in this latest clip, showing why he is one of the top freestylers in the world and a rising threat in the wave discipline. Will we see Chambers compete in a PWA wave event this year? Judge for yourself in this awesome edit by Blacklab Films.

Fellow pro freestyler Dieter van der Eyken reports from his training session in Dahab. Only staying for a week, Dieter still managed to score some epic conditions before heading off to Bonaire. Check out his full report on his blog HERE.

Ahead of the first PWA slalom event in Italy in a few days time, the French Slalom Championships got under way in Brittany. With light offshore winds, it was Antoine Questel who took the win on his Loft race sails, pipping fellow Frenchman Antoine Albeau to the post. Below is a video of the action and the report on the Loft Sails website is HERE.

Young Pozo local Alessio Stillrich has updated his blog with a quick summary of a lightwind session on Gran Canaria. Head HERE to read all about it.

Wavesailing legend Kai Katchadourian features in the next video. Ahead of the American Windsurfing Tour event, sponsored by Goya, the Waddell Creek local talks about the event, the conditions, local sailors and the history of the spot. Check it out below.

The AWT have named their latest Rider of the Week. Casey Hauser from EpicSessions.tv is under the spotlight this time and reveals his motivations, favourite conditions and what we can expect from him this year on the AWT. Read all about it HERE.

Down under in Australia, Gunfire Images report from the 2013 Starboard photoshoot. With all the big names in attendance, find out who the Gunfire crew is the most impressive on the water in this short report on their website HERE.

More action from Down Under now. Challenger Sails rider Federico Radicioni has been busy developing the new Free.G sail and is definitely ripping on it! Check him out in action in this short clip… Cool down the line riding and more.

That\’s all for the AM update, check back later for some more video action in the PM update…

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