News Headlines – Wed 4th

Today\’s clip is the trailer for Fanatic\’s forthcoming Addicted to Ride 6 DVD, featuring their 2011 wave and freestyle kit. Looks great – and keep an eye on Boardseeker as rumour has it we\’ll have a stack of the full movie to give away pretty soon…


The World Kite and Windsurfing Guide is out now in English, according to NeilPryde – 100 of the world\’s best regions including over 1200 spots. We\’ve been lucky enough to get hold of a copy already, and it genuinely is the ultimate windsurfing travel companion. Get yours at

The European Freestyle Pro Tour have regrettably had to cancel their last event of the season planned for Naxos, according to This means Steven Van Broeckhoven is the 2010 EFPT champion – more at

Bucking the trend of event cancellations, the PWA have announced a brand new women\’s only slalom showdown – 4-8 September 2010 in Almanarre, Hyeres. Full details on the PWA site.

Also confirmed is the Taranaki Classic down under on New Zealand\’s North Island, 22-25 October 2010. Check out their website for more – including a great little movie of last year\’s event.

El Tur on Egypt\’s Sinai Peninsula recently hosted \’El Tornament\’ thanks to the efforts of Danielle Lucas and Phil Richards. It wasn\’t the windiest of days, but great fun was had by all with a tow-in freestyle competition. Read the story here, and/or check out the movie

There\’s just one space left for the upcoming Elevate Girls Camp with Laure Treboux in Holland, 15-20 August 2010. To snap it up get in touch via the contact form on or via

And finally, according to John Skye\’s blog, he\’s down in Cowes this week with Ross Williams and Guy Cribb mixing it up with the big catamarans on the Solent. Apparently Ross has been saving our blushes in the windsurf vs cat blast-offs – expect to see plenty of imagery pretty soon…

Photo Credit: John Carter, Danielle Lucas


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