I tried lining up with the hydropture earlier in the week and got spat out like a water melon seed in the turbulence of wind and water wake as they passed me like I was standing still.
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The 2012 US Windsurfing Nationals, presented by the American Windsurfing Tour wrapped up last Thursday. The event was fantastic, with freestyle, formula and slalom racing all taking place in four … Continue Reading ››
Day two at the 2012 US Windsurfing Nationals
presented by the American Windsurfing Tour started slowly with a perfectly calm morning. The restful conditions allowed all the racers to settle into the Hood River Event Site and get all their gear rigged up and ready. … Continue Reading ››
The Formula Windsurfing North American Championships wrapped up in San Francisco this past weekend. Racers had classic fantastic San Francisco conditions! Winner Wilhelm Schurmann beat out the stiff competition to take first place. Full results and pictures are available at http://www.stfyc.com/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&pageid=358162&ssid=266030&vnf=1
The US Windsurfing Nationals … Continue Reading ››
photo: Jane Thompson
The 2012 windsurfing racing season kicked off strong in Florida with the Sarasota Island Style Classic and the Calema Midwinters. The Kona class had a nice turnout at both events, with a number of out of town sailors taking advantage … Continue Reading ››
In the high speed racing we do on formula boards, its not often you get more than 1 or 2 chances to make a move on the course. You’ve got to see it coming and when it happens capitalize on it immediately. When racing is tight, you’ve got to be able to utilize your best asset otherwise its waiting for the guys in front of you to make a mistake.
It's been a while since Windsurfing has signed up a large out of industry sponsor to support its premiere US racing event, the US Windsurfing National championships but times are a changin'.
As companies have come to realize however there is almost no more effective advertising spend … Continue Reading ››
The ride up was as smooth as butter. Flat water and 12-16 knots straight from the west.
Perfect conditions for formula windsurfing.
The 2010 Starboard Severn US Windsurfing Nationals in San Francisco rocked all the way to the end of the last day with the finals of the freestyle contest. You can see all the pictures at … Continue Reading ››
With 7 course races already under their belts, racers returned for Day 3 of the US Windsurfing National Championship in San Francisco that saw the fleet spread out across the San Francisco Bay in a long distance race to Treasure Island and back to Crissy Field before 6 heats of slalom were run in gusty … Continue Reading ››