Club Vass superstar and RRD team rider Ollie Scott has sent us his latest video, shot during his time in Dahab. If you want to be this good, maybe you should think about a trip out to Vass this year where Ollie and his team mates will be happy to give you a helping hand. Also don\’t forget to check out our Freestyle board test.
Talking of coaching, here\’s a new one…Ant Baker (brother of Nik) is now back in the UK and is about to launch his new business the Baker Windsurfing Academy. Ant was a PWA superstar back in the day. Unfortunately he broke both his wrists in a Motor X accident and that was the end of his PWA career. Now he\’s back with support from Fanatic and North and keen to help others with his coaching clinics.
If your head has been buried in the sand, you might not have noticed that next week is National Windsurfing Week (2-10 May). Check out the website to see what events are happening in your area, and be sure to get out on the water over the course of the week!
If you are a bit of a boy racer at heart and own a T5 Transporter, check out the latest styling accessory. You know those cool LED lights on the front of the new Audis – the ones you see on during the day….? Well now they make them for the Transporter! You know you want them!!
If you are based in mainland Europe, you may have noticed the favourable Euro to Pound exchange rate at the moment, making equipment prices quite attractive in the UK. Check out our Classifieds section which is full of adverts from many of the UK\’s best dealers.
Steve Thorpe has some great pictures from Saturday at Gwithian on his site. It seems that Andy King\’s sailing hasn\’t suffered much despite now having a full time job as a Policeman! Andy will be competing at the first UKWA wave event of the year in Ireland next week.
WIND mag report that the legendary Robert Teriitehau will be back in action at the increasingly popular Challenge Wind Gruissan event (the big masterblaster event in the South of France) on May 21-24th. Teriitehau will be using Pryde sails and is still to confirm which boards.
More on Quads….Today U-Ride have a nice interview with Quatro Shaper Keith Teboul about the his work on Quad fin boards
So, when you heard about the return to Classic Freestyle format, you thought you were in with a chance eh…?!! Well now Continent Seven give us a quick glimpse at how all these old school moves are going to score. Check it out here.
Finally, the new issue of the magazine is due out this afternoon, so make sure you dont miss it!
Photo Credit: Steve Thorpe