The shots of the European winter so far have to be these from E-41, Eleazor Alonso at El Fronton on Gran Canaria – which is being described as the Canary Islands\’ Teahupoo. The first windsurfer to ride it, Eleazor\’s calling it “one of the world\’s most dangerous waves…” Respect. More on eleazare41.blogspot.com (translation here).
Due to hit the market early next year, NeilPryde are heralding their new one-design racing equipment and class, the RS:One, as “the natural step to the Olympic RS:X”. Obviously looking to provide a stepping-stone from BiC\’s succesful Techno class, Pryde aren\’t saying much so far except for this promo.
The 2011 range of Angulo Boards was released last week – headlines are the twin / quad Victory we\’ve just seen Josh riding at PWA Cabo Verde, a freemove CV1 to replace the Creola, the new Kihei freeride and Magnum slalom. Check them out at anguloboards.com
Down Under, Ben Severne has beaten Scott McKercher and Greg Alloway to victory in the legendary 4-day Corona Classic – check out Scott\’s report and an event movie on severnesails.com
Staying on Severne, before the ill-fated PWA event Iballa Moreno and Dany Bruch (who finished 2010 5th on Tour) took a boat trip around Cabo Verde and scored better than we saw during the contest. See for yourself:
For a bit more action, check out the latest \’rough cut\’ from those fine folk at umi Pictures – a Ho\’okipa waveride from 6th-ranked 2010 PWA wavesailor Robby Swift.
But finally, since the snow hit Britain there\’s been plenty more happening on the hills than the beaches – check out Ian Black and co styling the Cornish slopes courtesy of Matthew Burridge at Guava Jelly / 5 Oceans.
Photo Credit: eleazare41.blogspot.com