Words: Jean-Robert Wilhelmy, Video: Nicolas Chapleau
This year's edition of the obx-wind.com windsurfing festival was wildly successful! A record-breaking 178 windsurfers took part in the long distance races. We had sold-out clinics in slalom and freestyle, with a dozen lucky riders getting one-on-one attention all week from seasoned pros Tyson Poor and … Continue Reading ››
By Manny Convert
November 25-26, 2016
Bird Island, North Padre, Texas
1st annual Bird Island windsurfing poker run and free racing
The pre-event huddle and negotiations! (credit: Yseult Marc)
I got a phone call from Tarek Tico down in Corpus Christi in late October. Tarek wanted to throw a … Continue Reading ››
by Ron Kern
Windsurfing in the desert! (credit: Ron Kern)
Gene Scanlon in Albuquerque, NM, is a force of nature in a near waterless desert teaching windsurfing to those who forgot it even existed!
In the early 80’s Gene took a windsurfing class for one credit hour … Continue Reading ››
by Jerome Samson
Slalom action at the 2015 US Nationals (photo credit: Daniel Gallet)
The 2015 US Windsurfing National Champions were crowned after three days of hard-fought competition in dynamite conditions in San Pedro, CA! Jesper Vesterstrøm (DEN-111) dominated the proceedings at Cabrillo Beach in both … Continue Reading ››
2015 Kona West Coast Tour (organized by Kona USA + US Windsurfing)
As the Eagles song goes: "On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair..."
1971 was a remarkable year. Bernie Leadon, a Minnesota native, raised in San Diego and in … Continue Reading ››
If you got all the acronyms in this title, you know that's going to be something special! US Windsurfing director Bryan McDonald explains:
2015 CISA NorCal Advanced Windsurfing Clinic
Please join us for the CISA NorCal Advanced Windsurfing Clinic!
CISA is the California International Sailing Association, … Continue Reading ››