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  • Nico Parlier sets new record at the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton

    Nico Parlier has conquered the 2016 Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton.

    The recently-crowned Hydrofoil Pro Tour world champion also broke the event's record by completing the 19-kilometer race in 19 minutes and three seconds, i.e., more than three minutes less than the previous record set by Olly Bridge.

    Parlier and the remaining 134 athletes were blessed by steady 22-to-24 knots of wind and made the kite cross from Rottnest Island to Leighton Beach made it seem like a walk in the park.

  • Nico Parlier crowned the 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour champion

    Nico Parlier claimed the 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour title. The French kiteboarder, 21, ended up winning three of the season's four stages.

    There's nothing much to say when a competitor wins all races. Nico Parlier traveled to the small coastal town of Rockingham, in Western Australia, and stormed the event by conquering no less than 17 races.

    "It's a great honor for me to win the first Hydrofoil Pro Tour. During the whole year we saw that all the fastest riders were at the events," said Parlier, who has clearly been the best and fastest athlete among 56 kite foilers.

  • Lewis Crathern sets new British kite jump height record

    Nine months after suffering a massive wipeout that put him in coma, Lewis Crathern broke the British record for the highest kite jump.

    On the 22nd November, the kitesurfer from Worthing woke up at 5am, drove 120 miles to Ramsgate, and smashed his personal record, set a few days earlier in his hometown.

    Crathern pushed the kite bar and jumped 22.3 meters up in the sky. He now holds the British kite jump record, leads the all-time Woo Leaderboard in the European continent, and sits sixth in the world rankings.

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  • Shortlist announced for the 2017 Red Bull Storm Chase

    The world of windsurfing is gearing up for the toughest wave sailing contest on the planet. The shortlist for the 2017 Red Bull Storm Chase has been revealed.

    Jaeger Stone, Ricardo Campello, Adam Lewis, Antoine Martin, Robby Swift, Philip Köster, Kai Lenny, Camille Juban, Victor Fernández López, and Jules Denel.

    Four of these ten windsurfers will join four pre-qualified riders: Thomas Traversa, Dany Bruch, Leon Jamaer, and Marcilio Browne. They are the finalists of the 2014 Red Bull Storm Chase, an event won by Traversa.

  • Alexandre Cousin is the 2016 Formula Windsurfing world champion

    Alexandre Cousin has taken out the 2016 Formula Windsurfing World Championship, held in Praia da Vitoria, Azores, Portugal.

    The Atlantic Ocean was once again the center stage for a Formula Windsurfing event. Despite attracting a relatively small number of competitors - only 25 windsurfers showed up - the organizers were able to run a total of seven races.

    In the first day of competition, four races had four different winners - Casper Bouman, Janis Preiss, Alexandre Cousin, and Steve Allen. Windsurfers had to challenge the classic Atlantic swells to get their equipment gliding fast across the water.

  • GW-60: the new GPS speed sailing watch by Locosys

    Locosys has announced the launch of the GW-60, a GPS wristwatch for windsurfers and kiteboarders.

    The new GW-60 is completely waterproof to 50 meters and promises to survive the high-speed crashes. It can be worn on your wrist and maintains a charge for two months.

    When selected in GPS mode, the Locosys GW-60 will record up to 11 hours of data at a 5Hz recording setting, or 55 hours of recording at a 1Hz setting, in Doppler format.

  • Max Matissek goes windsurfing in a rooftop pool

    Max Matissek continues his unusual windsurfing experiences in Vienna. This time, he took his windsurfer to a rooftop pool located in the heart of Austria's capital.

    When Matissek started his "True Wind" windsurf-and-art project series, he imagined a world where his abstract fantasies became crystal-clear realities. Last year, Max took his windsurfing equipment to a large underground rainwater reservoir located in Simmering, Vienna.

    Now, the Austrian freestyler literally stepped up his game by pulling a few tricks in the rooftop pool of Vienna's Alt Erlaa, a residential complex built between 1973 to 1986 with a surprising motto: "the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people."

  • Yoav Omer and Katy Spychakov crowned 2016 RS:X Youth world champions

    Yoav Omer and Katy Spychakov have claimed the 2016 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championship, at Limassol, in Cyprus.

    The Olympic windsurfing class continues to deliver exciting performances in a wide variety of conditions. The event held in the Mediterranean challenged everyone with strong and light winds.

    The final races determined the new RS:X Youth world champions, and Israel proved to be a leading force with two sailors in the highest podium position, and a total of four medals out of a possible six.

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