It\’s been a supersonic day in the UK. Nuclear winds have hit most shores and some very early news is that the Irish Peak Speed has been beaten. More on this soon we hope. Meanwhile UK Freestyler Jamie Drummond has blogged about a number of recent sessions, check it out at jamiek787.com and UK Junior Freestyle Champion, Oscar Carmichael (oscarcarmichael.blogspot.com) has posted about his sponsorship change from RRD to Fanatic/North/Ion. Check out our features for an awesome interview on the young up and coming UK talent.
Even more UK talent will be featuring on Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 4 this week, according to Jim Brooks-Dowsett of PuraVida Boardriders. The 2011 Tiree Wave Classic shows will be on today and tomorrow and are a must see, so don\’t miss out and tune in.
Now with so much wind about we are sure some of the UK wave sailors will be honing their backloop skills. Renowned for being perhaps the hardest wave move to master, the backloop is now that little bit more achievable, thanks to the PWA. They have picked the brains of some of the worlds finest wave talents to give you these top tips…anybody notice a trend. All you need to know on www.pwaworldtour.com
Movie time! Down under again for day 3 of the RS:X ISAF World Championships.
Some very fresh news now and the EFPT have announced their new press officer. Here is what the EFPT had to say \’The European Freestyle Pro Tour welcomes Hanna Poschinger as its new press officer. Dominique Peck will leave the EFPT in order to pursue university education in the field of Urban Design. We spoke with Hanna about her person, education and the moment her excitement for freestyle windsurfing ignited.\’ Read the full interview on www.efpt.net, where potential tour sponsors can also find out more and about how to get in touch.
Here is a great review on the latest Andre Paskowski production, Minds Wide Open – theworldandeverythinginit.com. So if you have been hiding in a hole and haven\’t treated yourself yet, then head over to mindswideopenmovie.com to get your copy. Whilst on topic, all our luck and thoughts tomorrow will be with Andre as he under-goes yet more surgery in the efforts to fight his battle against cancer.
Another movie now and it looks like a young Nick Dudet from the USA impressed on the AWT Tour this year. Here he is practicing out in Maui and let\’s be honest, with a name like that, he is surely set for the future.
That\’s about it for today but check back tomorrow for even more of the latest and greatest windsurfing news.