Fresh signing to Gaastra/Tabou and last year\’s 3rd place finisher at the Pozo World Cup, Dario Ojeda is ripping as hard as ever. Check out Dario shredding Pozo in this sick clip, with some epic doubles and unreal waverides – keep an eye on the local sailor as the windy season kicks off on Gran Canaria. Dario has recently set up a watersports centre at the super-windy spot. Kaikane Watersports offers windsurfing, SUPing and surfing, so if you\’re in the Canaries, why not give them a visit?
Four-time British Freestyle Champion and top PWA competitor Andy \’Bubble\’ Chambers is heading back to Vassiliki this summer, but for one week only! Making a special appearance at Club Vass, Bubble will be using his years of coaching and sick skills to help any budding freestylers crack that next trick. Whether it\’s vulcans or Burners, freestyle is the name of the game for this special week, starting June 24th. The Globalshots crew will be on hand to document all the action and produce an epic end of week video too. Places are limited, so click over to the Club Vass website for more details and how to book.
Over in the Netherlands, ex Hot Sails Maui intern Jip Phillipi reports from a hugely successful coaching event. 90 students were given their first taste of windsurfing in one day as Jip and Inge spent a long day on the water introducing a load of new people to the sport. A really positive and encouraging sign for the sport we think, read the full report here and check out more news from the Hot Sails team on their Facebook page.
Jip\’s successor and top freestyler Paul Zeper has been enjoying some super-windy conditions out on Maui. Paul\’s blog features a selection of shots from the “windy as F@#@” conditions, check them out here.
The team from Maui Sails have also been enjoying the blowy conditions. Winner of the PWA Korea event, Micah Buzianis and the gang have been putting the new TR-8 race sail through it\’s paces at a speed spot in Hawaii. A short clip but some good speeds!
More video and news tomorrow, see you then…