The most exciting weekend of the year?

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This could well be shaping up to be the most exciting weekend of the year for the sport of windsurfing. Looking around the globe we’ve got massive events taking place, with MASSIVE forecasts.

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This forecast map from Magic Seaweed shows one serious black hole on its way

Europe is on the receiving end of a massive low pressure system that will bring the perfect storm to the BWA final event in Cornwall, where the new UK wave champion will be announced. You can follow more of that over on our sister site www.boards.co.uk

Spttoed by Justyna Sniady on UK headlines
Spotted by Justyna Sniady in UK headlines

A few hours behind on the weather charts is Belgium, where they will be smashed by the same winds but with perhaps a slightly smaller swell, still pretty large by North Sea standards. At this event the national champion will also be decided on the beach of Wissant.

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Van Ingen getting practice in before the big event

Meanwhile a little further along the coast in Holland the Dutch Wave Championships will be taking place on Sunday, on the meanest day forecast. We’ve got Nick van Ingen covering this right here on Boardseeker so check out our homepage this evening to find out more about that.

Staying in Europe, the final showdown for the Europen Freestyle Pro Tour will be announce tomorrow after a light wind event in France. The competitors got to hit the water yesterday to complete a single elimination and the double draw is already online, some wind is forecast today but it is not quite the same as we are expecting on the French Atlantic Coast. Stay tuned to Boardseeker for more ‘Inside EFPT’ updates.

EFPT France making also making headlines
EFPT France making also making headlines

Further afield the PWA is already two days into its world class event on Maui, where wind and waves are a plenty and two awesome days of competition have already taken place. The PWA have this event fully covered on www.pwaworldtour.com.

Bernd Roediger wins the AWT, the pre-comp to the PWA
Bernd Roediger wins the AWT, the pre-comp to the PWA

Lastly, Namibia is hosting the fastest men and women in the world. Six weeks, one trench and some serious wind speeds will undoubtedly create the perfect conditions for a new world speed record, but who’s going to take it? Who will come out as the fastest windsurfer in the world. Follow the updates on Boardseeker.com over the next weeks to find out.

So the forecasts are set, the competitions are in full swing, now sit back and enjoy the action unfold and be sure to head over and like our facebook page to receive all the updates first – www.facebook.com/BoardseekerInternational

 

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