First up then and PWA French freestyler Julien Mas has released this trailer for an upcoming video from Brazil – \’Somewhere in Brazil\’. The freestyle mecca at this time of the year produces some of the PWA\’s top riders. This film captures action from many of these guys including 14 year old Hugo De Souza, who we reported on last Thursday. Check out the insane level and keep an eye out here for the full video coming soon.
From one PWA pro video to another. This time Thomas Traversa scores a firing Corsica with Jean-Baptiste Caste. Produced by double4productions.com
Talking of firing, PWA wave sailor, Boujmaa has been \’havin-it-large\’ at home in Morocco, with big winter swells. This may not be a professional cut movie but it sure shows why Bouj is one of the most exciting people to watch in windsurfing, particularly on Starboard tack.
If Bouj is one of the most exciting people to watch on Starboard tack then this next guy is probably one of the most exciting people to watch on Port tack. PWA World Champion, Philip Koster, was caught on camera by cutre windsurfing back at home in Gran Canaria recently. Linking together incredible wave rides with double forward loops off chop and huge arched backloops, showing exactly why he is the World Champion at just 17 years old.
Another top PWA wave sailor and fellow Gran Canarian, John Skye has been all over Europe recently. In-between trips however, it seems Gran Canria has been providing this winter as he and Nayra have had some good sessions together, as well as the odd day to venture inland… More on johnskye.com and nayraalonso.blogspot.com. Down south now and PWA Freestyler, Andy \’Bubble\’ Chambers, has scored an unusual Starbord tack session In Cape Town recently – k540.com for pics and words. Training partner and UK Amateur Wave Champion, Aleksy Gayda also posted from the same session on aleksyk412.blogspot.com and according to Bubble it sounds like Aleksy is on fine form, picking off the wave of the day.
Last up and the final medal race from the RS:X ISAF Men\’s Worlds mixed up the final standings a little. With a strong performance from Dorian van Rijsselberghe (NED) to take first place, 2nd went to Piotr Myszka (POL) and in 3rd Nimrod Mashich (ISR). Check the highlights on the video below and over at www.perth2011.com