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EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava – Day 5

September 10th, 2018

All hopes to complete the single elimination in the freestyle windsurfing discipline were on the last day of the event. Sunday started with a light onshore breeze from the right wind direction slowly building up at noon, but the sky fully covered in clouds prevented the thermic effect to kick in for a suitable wind strength to continue with the quarterfinals. Crew and riders were playing the waiti...

EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava – Day 4

September 8th, 2018

All focus on saturday was about action with the tow-in finals scheduled around noon and the forecast of wind for the afternoon to run the single elimination. The day opened calm and sunny like predicted, the beach started to fill up soon with the weekend crowd to enjoy the beautiful beach at Camping Las Dunas in Costa Brava. Skippersmeeting was held at 10.30h and as planned the start of the tow-in...

EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava – Day 3

September 8th, 2018

The expectations were high when waking up with sunny skies this morning. After a cool night, the warm temperatures started heating up quick and everything looked promising for the thermic winds to kick in early afternoon. Therefore the first tow-in qualification for heat B was started right after skippers meeting around 11.30h to make use of the calm water conditions before the wind increases. Up ...

EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava – Day 2

September 7th, 2018

The heavy rain of the first night left the camp site Las Dunas and the event beach wet for the morning hours of the second competition day.  It was pretty obvious that all the cloud coverage would hold back the thermic wind from building already at noon, therefore the first tow-in qualification round was scheduled for 12.00h. Like in many of the other events on tour the organiser, race crew a...

Registration day at EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava

September 5th, 2018

For the first time in the history of the European Freestyle Pro Tour, an event is staged at the famous windsurfing beach of Costa Brava in Spain. Camping Las Dunas, one of the top camp sites in all Europe, together with Fase Wind Center are providing the perfect infrastructure and are hosting this 5-Star EFPT event. With the penultimate event of the season the title race is getting into its more s...

Countdown to the EFPT Costa Brava

September 3rd, 2018

Only two days left before the next EFPT event will kick off in Costa Brava, Spain. The € 15.000,- prize-money event will take place at Camping Las Dunas, the beautiful campsite that will provide the playground for the upcoming freestyle competition, hosted by Fase Wind. After five freestyle events this year and two more coming up, highly valuable in points, the race for the European Freestyle Pr...

Engadinwind – Vrieswijk takes victory

August 18th, 2018

Once again at day three of the EFPT tow-in here at the Engadinwind, stunning scenery met incredible action. After an exciting qualification round yesterday, where every rider had six attempts to go bigger each time, the top six competitors were sent to the water today for the big tow-in final. The finalists included some highly credited tow-in experts like Adam Sims (Sailloft/Patrik), Amado Vries...

Engadinwind – Qualification Rounds

August 17th, 2018

At the second day of the EFPT tow-in at the Engadinwind 2018, all the riders have been sent to the water to fight for the top six positions, that would make it to the final. Due to the smaller fleet at this event, every rider got six runs today, whilst the best two results would count together and provide the final score. The nine riders put on an impressive show, using the wake of a boat, to go ...

Engadinwind – Registration Day

August 16th, 2018

For the first time ever, here at the famous Engadinwind at lake Silvaplana, an EFPT tow-in competition is a fixed part in the busy schedule of this event. Nine top riders from six nations have been invited to put on a show and to fight for the 3.000€ prize-money that has been put up for grabs. The international top riders Tonky Frans (RRD/RRD), Amado Vrieswijk (Serverne/JP), Adam Sims (Sailloft...

Engadinwind: Weapons of choice & action soundtracks

August 15th, 2018

After ten years of absence, the EFPT finally returns to the beautiful scenery of lake Silvaplana. The EFPT tow-in with € 3.000,- prizemoney will take off tomorrow. We talked to some of the pre-registered riders about their weapons of choice, about their inspirations, fantasy tricks and action soundtracks. Jeremy Plüss Tow-in gear: Tabou Twister 90l / GA-Sails 4.4 Personal best trick: Air F...