Wednesday's midweek after work session on the SF Bay @ crissy field was about as San Francisco as you can get. A chilling reminder that 4 days of summer heat was more than enough and the curmudgeon - aka the marine layer - was back in town.
The fog was deeply embedded through the golden gate- … Continue Reading ››
3rd fastest so far - Arden Anderson
2010 has been a great year for the Midwest Speed Quest on Lake Okabena, Worthington Minnesota. This Windsurfing GPS Speed Sailing Event runs through October 15th. The Racing Schedule is open during this time, and … Continue Reading ››
Yesterdays Bridge to Bridge race can be compared to launching yourself full speed down a mountain stacked full moguls- only have the finish line at the bottom of the mountain- 1/2 way across the gravel parking lot!
For 99% of the race, skiffs, kites and formula boards were fully wound in … Continue Reading ››
Margot Samson racing in Singapore
(reprinted from http://youtholympicgames.teamusa.org
) SINGAPORE – U.S. windsurfers Margot Samson (Belleaire, Fla.) and Ian Stokes (Norfolk, Va.) wrapped up competition at the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore on Wednesday. After 11 races in the Techno … Continue Reading ››
80 boards at the start!
The Techno 293 World Championships in Martiuges, France and the Techno 293 US Nationals in Vineyard Haven just wrapped up with great performances from youth windsurfers at both events!
In Vineyard Haven, 15 races were run over 3 days … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Seth Besse at 2010 US Windsurfing Nationals
Even the locals looked cold on day 1 of US Windsurfing Nationals here in San Francisco! With just over 40 boards on the starting line, four races were completed in building breeze and the complicated currents … Continue Reading ››
What can be said about the San Francisco Classic and Ultra Nectar Challenge that hasn't been said before.
The longest running long distance windsurfing race in some of the toughest conditions imaginable!
A 40+ mile trek taking the formula boards and kiters (for the past 5 years) out the golden gate and 8 times across the SF … Continue Reading ››