Just few years ago Leon Jamaer was a relative unknown in the windsurfing world; now Leon has signed to the JP and NeilPryde international team, taken third in the Red Bull Storm Chase and is set to better his 9th position on the PWA world tour.
Boardseeker catches up with Leon to discuss big changes, equipment choices and tuning, the chase and looking ahead to 2014…
NeilPryde and JP Australia approached me to join the team, for a few reasons, but mainly because I am a German rider mainly riding in Europe this year, they like how I ride and were impressed with my results last year.
Over in Chile last year I tried a few of Robby’s (Swift) boards, I felt quite comfortable on them straight away. I thought a lot about it, I was happy with Fanatic but I also wanted something new and fresh for the first year that I can really concentrate on the windsurfing tour. Before I was studying and couldn’t take much time off, but now I am almost finished so I can really focus on the tour and be a professional.