News Headlines – Tue 5th

Sylt has emptied out following the Colgate World Cup extravaganza – you can find all the event reports and results on the PWA site, but let\’s kick off today with the PWA Day 10 round-up movie, including some sick night-time tow-in freestyle footage…


And as is customary after PWA Sylt there are the title winners to talk about. NeilPryde are celebrating Antoine Albeau\’s 5th consecutive Slalom World title, Severne rightfully claim the Sylt Slalom title with Bjorn Dunkerbeck while the Moreno sisters scored them first and second in the 2010 Women\’s Wave rankings. And Fanatic seem to have been congratulating Gollito on his Freestyle crown for ages now!

While we\’re on the brand sites, as we heralded last week North Sails have released details on their 2011 freeride and racing wares – although we understand most releases into the UK might not be until the new year. More here.

Starboard are all about their freeride Futura right now, with a new action movie featuring Bjorn Dunkerbeck, Philip Koster, and Kevin Pritchard on

And there\’s a chance to win Francisco Goya\’s very own sail this month, just by posting your best picture on his Facebook page. Francisco will pick his favourite after 1 November and ship his own sail out to the winner. Enter at

On the Brits\’ blogs, Ben Proffitt\’s justifiably proud of being named the PWA\’s \’Commentator of the Day\’ after talking himself hoarse throughout Sylt. The family Gayda have been scoring St Mary\’s Bay in Kent over the weekend. And \’Tushingham Boys\’ George Shillito and Chris Murray are back together again ready to embark on their annual road-trip up to Tiree. Look out Scotland!

And finally, there\’s some strange fin shenanigans showcased on Erik Loots\’ – anyone for a twin-fin formula board or asymmetric finbox?

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