Welcome to the PM update with all the latest windsurf news from around the world.
The Curacao Challenge was held last week out in the Caribbean. With 20-knot winds gracing the event, the slalom and freestyle fleets performed in front of the crowds and over the live internet stream. Bonairean freestylers Taty Frans, Tonky Frans and Kiri Thode travelled over to the event to compete in the freestyle pro fleet. It was Kiri who took the win, throwing down his usual repertoire of combo moves. Check out the full results for the freestyle and slalom HERE and a great selection of photos HERE.
Over on the Hot Sails Maui blog, the team are stoked to share a report from Debbie Kennedy, the winner of the ladies\’ fleet at the BWA competition last week. Facing some stiff competition in a big range of conditions, Debbie stormed to victoy on her Firelight sails. Read her full report HERE.
The Point-7 team announce their upcoming Slalom Clinic with top team rider Andrea Cucchi. Heading to Lake Garda at the end of June, the weekend-long course will be sure to add knots to your top speed and make your gybes silky smooth. Shoot over to the P7 website for more details.
UK rider for Starboard and Tushingham and one of the most enthusiastic coaches out there, Sam Ross, is in the midst of a 7-day SUP marathon. Touring seven locations as part of the Starboard and Red Paddle Co demo tour, Sam is hoping to rack up 134 miles in seven days. He is raising money for a great cause, hospice Julia\’s House, so click HERE to donate!
A real soulsurfer film now in \’EBA\’. Follow three friends as they tour around Sardinia, windsurfing at some truly awesome locations and living the dream on the road. At nearly 15 mins long, the clip is beautifully shot and brilliantly edited, giving a real feel for the journey. Sit back and enjoy…
The Ocean Elements team out in Vassiliki, Greece have some great late deals available for this weekend. At just £279, flights, accom and instruction are all included for departures this Sunday. With some great early season wind already being enjoyed by resident pro Jamie Drummond, check out the offers HERE and snap up a bargain holiday to Vass!
More news and video action in tomorrow\’s updates…