News Headlines – Fri 4th

Oh dear – day 8 today at PWA Mui Ne, Vietnam, and still not enough wind to complete the first round of men\’s slalom. The fleet\’s hopes are now resting on enough of a thermal tomorrow to bag a result. Then it\’s all over. Keep tabs on to see how they go…

There might have been no action just lately, but there\’s no shortage of footage from Vietnam. Of course, there\’s live streaming on, Kuma Movie has posted movies of heats 1, 2, 3 & 4, plus here\’s Severne\’s kit selection interview with Bjorn Dunkerbeck.

But today\’s featured movie has to be this beauty – PWA freestyler, British Xpression Session regular and UK Amateur Wave Champ Adam Sims paid his first visit to South Africa this year for some serious winter training. Check out his fine freestyle under the shadow of Table View…


Sims\’ sponsors Seasprite Sports, UK importers of RRD boards and sails, have announced that the all-new Fire Storm fast freeride boards have hit the country\’s retailers: catch one if you can! More here – and check out their new UK RRD / Ezzy Facebook page here.

Meanwhile, Adam\’s \’big bru\’ in Cape Town, Jem Hall has announced that the last few places are still available on his 2011 Rhodes clinics in Prasonisi: 15 June for intermediates, 29 June for advanced, and 7 September for both. More at

Down in Devon, to celebrate the imminent opening of their new Lyme Regis store, Boylos are running a very special offer – until Sunday evening they\’re offering to pay your VAT. So, to grab yourself some kit and save 20% in the process, click Be quick though, the offer only lasts until Sunday 6th March!

And finally, here\’s a Facebook image that made us smile: Craig Wood, the young rifleman who returned from Afghanistan a triple-amputee, standing aboard a windsurfer. Not on the water yet, but somehow we don\’t think it\’ll be so long now – good luck Craig…


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