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Meet the Team: Danny Kater

December 11th, 2018

We decided to seize the off-season to introduce the EFPT team to you a little bit more and to take a closer look on the people who work behind the scenes. What many people don’t know is, that the team consists of a bunch of highly passionated windsurfers who dedicate a lot of time and thought into making the tour grow and in keeping the spirit of it alive. What started 15 years ago, developed i...

EFPT Tow-in Champion 2018

November 14th, 2018

When the tow-in discipline started to develop about eight years ago, nobody was aware of how much it would grow and how big its importance for events would become. Year by year the level has been rising, we have seen new tricks at higher speed, sometimes even with kickers - be it waves created by boats or actual costumized windsurfing ramps. The riders now get towed in by jetskis, boats and specia...

EFPT 18U Champion 2018

October 24th, 2018

We are looking back in a great season and an amazing final event in Brouwersdam, where the new EFPT champions in several divisions were awarded. However, due to the lack of 18U competitors, the result of the junior division 18U from the EFPT in Fuerteventura, earlier this year, also represents the overall result for the season. Eugenio Marconi, from Italy turning 17 this year, won his age division...

The New European Champions

October 14th, 2018

On the ultimate day of the DAM-X event the wind unfortunately never properly filled in and even though the double elimination has been started several times to see if the conditions were suitable, the competition had to be called off at 02.30 pm eventually. With €1.000,- prize-money up for grabs, a tow-in competition was staged right in front of hundreds of spectators. The best ten tow-in rider...

Scheffers and Huvermann on top

October 13th, 2018

The penultimate day here at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam saw great comebacks, high performances in difficult conditions and two local riders on top of the podiums. Double Elimination Juniors In the double elimination of the junior girls, 14 years old French gir Salomé Fournier had a great comeback, winning three heats in a row. Since she managed to take out leader of the single elimi...

Erzen & Dumond take victory

October 12th, 2018

Day number three started early, with high hopes that the southerly wind would kick in properly already within the morning hours. Just around midday, the conditions were stable enough to send the juniors to the water. Junior Boys The losers final saw Nil Bacon (Severne) from France battling for 3rd place against Stefan de Bell (Severne) from Curacao. Nil, could land a flaka, spock, funnell and ...

DAM-X 2018 Day 2

October 11th, 2018

At day two here at the DAM-X event, race director Tom Hartmann called the riders for an early meeting. With a fairly strong forecast for southerly wind in the morning hours, the first possible start was schedulded for 08.30 am. However, it took a couple of hours until the conditions looked suitable to kick off with the first junior heats. Local boys Tigo Kort (Severne) and Tijmen Meijer (Severne) ...

Kick off for the DAM-X 2018

October 10th, 2018

It is the fourth consecutive year, that a stage of the European Freestyle Pro Tour is being hosted at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam, Holland. Since the beginning, the local crew has focused on promoting windsurfing in every possible way. After implementing the first ever EFPT girls competition in 2015, the DAM-X had also always been a great event for freestyle rookies to make their first a...

Debuts at the DAM-X 2018

September 28th, 2018

Even the greatest of seasons have to come to an end eventually and we like to end ours at the DAM-X. The Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam has been hosting the finale of the EFPT and the last international freestyle event of the season for many years now. Apart from the flawless organisation and a world-famous spot, the riders who are attending the competition year by year, make this tour-stop as ...

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...