WELCOME TO THE JWA 2014 WORLD PERFORMANCE OMAEZAKI BEACH, JAPAN.
Official event report by Francisco Goya
This event was started over 25 years ago and it is today one of the longest running windsurfing festivals of the world along with Maui, Sylt, Pozo & Santa Cruz.
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Top riders from all over the globe come together every year to push the limits of sport in Japan’s wave-sailing Mecca, “Omaezaki Beach”
The JWA presented once again one of the strongest locals fleets, a true show of the world class conditions the riders get here year round, creating a high standard comparable to what Maui & Gran Canaria have built over the years.
The event was organized and produced by the Japan windsurfing association, JWA, that consists of all the windsurfing industry in Japan. The windsurfing brands here come equally together every year to create one of the best run events or better said festival, with parties and other beach culture events and sports along the 2 day event.
Japan is great, the event and the people are like nowhere else in the world. The amount of stoke and enthusiasm for windsurfing they have is crazy, you feel like a rockstar!
The event was organised using today’s technology, utilizing the advance weather forecasts and the social media to maximize the event resources and time. One week before the window opening for the event top riders were contacted and flown to Nagoya & Narita airports. The public summed hundreds of local spectators along with thousands of online viewers.