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News Headlines – Tue 23rd

Let\’s kick off today with the movie of the moment – Skyeboy\’s Spring 2011 features awesome RRD action from South Africa, Maui and Morocco plus some extras from John and Nayra\’s trip to Namibia. More from K-57 at skyeboy.blogspot.com


 

While we\’re in a movie mood, check out the latest from NeilPryde showcasing their twin-cam H2 “high performance and explosive freerace sail”. More at neilpryde.com


 

And the third of today\’s trilogy comes from BSA Worthing last weekend – see, we said we\’d bring you more! Problem being, this clip from  Quayside Windsurfers head man Neil Greentree shows what went on ashore when the wind wasn\’t blowing. As event winner James Dinsmore is doubtless too busy practising medicine to blog, we reckon our best bet for the next update is from second placed Connor Bainbridge or third placed Sam Latham to post on connorbainbridge.blogspot.com or gbr15.com


 

Steadfastly back up and running on his blog, Boujmaa Guilloul has already posted another update after months of inactivity – news from Morocco is it\’s been hot, windy but flat all summer. So as a distraction from resting his neck before the swells hit, Bouj asks if you can name that jump at boujmaa.blogspot.com

If you thought that was fun, try this one – Graham Ezzy has no shortage of prose on his site, but for the hard of reading he\’s also posting a series of little quizzes: Make it or Break it? And volume three is a sick one-handed goita at Ho\’okipa: place your bets, claimed or flamed? surf-matic.com

So, if you had time to devote to solving those conundrums on a wet Tuesday afternoon, it could well be that you need a new job?!? And if you already have the visas to live and work in Australia, the expanding outfit at Severne Sails could have just the opening for you: International Sales and Marketing Manager based in Perth, Western Australia. Active windsurfers with relevant experience are urged to submit their CVs to severnesails.com

Out in the Indian Ocean, the island of La Reunion is gearing up for the third Reunion Wave Classic due to start this Thursday 25 August – this one never disappoints for some pure waveriding action, so keep an eye on reunionwaveclassic2011.blogspot.com for the latest…

And finally, let\’s look to the RS:X blog for a slightly frightening piece from Brazilian racer Ricardo \’Bimba\’ Santos detailing what happened when lightning struck himself and fellow sailor Chucho during an RS:X windsurfing regatta at Peñol Lake in Guataqe, Colombia, on 13 August (no, it wasn\’t a Friday!) “After a few lightning strikes, a big one got us.” Ouch! More at rsxclass.com

 

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