First off then and our female Olympic hopeful for 2012 is currently competing \’down-under\’ in the RSX ISAF World Championships. Despite marginal conditions and a lot of pumping, Bryony Shaw has finished off day one in 2nd overall. All the highs and lows in the video below and full results on worldwindsurfingchampionships2011.
From one female champion to another. UK Female Wave Champion Sarah Bibby, who recently under-went laser eye surgery, has been doing \’the duty\’ by shooting partner in crime Stef Hilder, and Will Rogers, tearing up the Cornwall coast. More on sarahk349.blogspot.com. Apparently Sarah has also been passing the time partying it up at this weekends SWA Exeter Wave event. Official SWA pictures on facebook and a write-up to follow soon.
UK and PWA freestyler Max Rowe K20 is currently sitting happily on the PWA World Tour website as sailor of the week and it looks like they took the opportunity to interview him on 2011, 2012 and what he is up to at the moment. The full interview on pwaworldtour.com
Now for some travel and Henrik Jamaer has produced this high quality clip of his trip to New Zealand. Introducing \’The Flipside\’.
Talking of clips, Dutch freestyler Paul Zeper blogs about his upcoming webisode from his last two session in Holland on paulh115.blogspot.com. In the meantime here is one from PWA Wave World Champion Philip Koster, who has been scoring some down-the-line float-and-ride action up at Gran Canaria\’s north shore.
Some warming news from a sail brand now. Ezzy sails have just set up the Ezzy Foundation. The idea is that for every sail made in their factory they will make a donation to the Ezzy Foundation Fund from which money will go to purchase supplies for local Sri Lankan schools. More at www.ezzy.com.
Finally a rare job offer within the industry has come up. With the rise of social media, it looks like UK sail brand, Tushingham, are after a windsurfing social media nerd. Of course there are a few other attributes the succesful candidate will require, including web-design skills, knowledge of the industry and some level of windsurfing. Check out the full details and how to apply over at boards.co.uk