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Who is Corto Dumond

August 11th, 2018

16 years old Corto Dumond started his international windsurfing career with not only one bang, but with a few. After debuting in the EFPT Matas Blancas, Fuerteventura in the end of June where he won the U16 category and ended up in the 9th place in the pro division, Corto has been showing some highly impressive sailing in the following competitions: the EFPT Lanzarote and his first PWA event in Fu...

Yentel Caers takes event victory

July 7th, 2018

After Antony Ruenes in 2015, Steven Van Broeckhoven (Gunsails/JP) in 2016 and Jacopo Testa (RRD/RRD) in 2017, the Belgian freestyle superstar Yentel Caers (JP) took victory in the 2018 edition of the EFPT Lanzarote. After two extremly exciting double eliminations, with tight races and highscores dropping heat after heat, the JP rider could mark down his second EFPT win within a week. The morning ...

Caers takes revenche in 2nd single

July 6th, 2018

Today it was time for revenche for Yentel Caers (JP), placed second in the first double elimination yesterday. Once again, the two freestyle giants Caers and Bosson met in the big final of the second single elimination to fight in a tight race for the victory. The two riders worked their way up through the heats, to then deliver a worldclass final but first things first. Loick Spicher (RRD/RRD) p...

EFPT Lanzarote – Bosson dominates in the double

July 5th, 2018

At day two of the EFPT Lanzarote, Adrien Bosson (North/Fanatic) from France has been crowned the victor of the first double elimination after an exciting superfinal against freestyle machine from Belgium, Yentel Caers (JP). The spot at Costa Teguise delivered perfect conditions with strong wind and mast-high wavesets and the top level sailors in attendence, could showcase their dominance. Before ...

EFPT Lanzarote Day 1 – Bosson takes victory

July 4th, 2018

It is the fifth consecutive year that the EFPT has been staged at Costa Teguise, Lanzarote. The organisation team around former European Champion and worldclass freestyler Antxon Otaegui have been working hard to set up, what is now known to be one of the best windsurfing events of the season. The forecast for the upcoming days promises yet another year of outstanding freestyle action. 33 riders s...

The ultimate day at the EFPT Fuerteventura

June 30th, 2018

It’s a wrap for the first ever EFPT Fuerteventura, staged at Matas Bay Watersports center. Since at least another six hours of good conditions were required to start another single and double and with the wind not improving until the early afternoon, the event has been called off for the pro fleet around 2.00 pm. The juniors were still kept on stand-by through the remaining day, to give them the...

Layday on Day 3 of the EFPT Fuerte

June 29th, 2018

After super busy competition day yesterday with great wind conditions, Fuerteventura presented itself in a complete different way on day three of the competition. Moody skies and even some rain, which is very usual in this time of the year, would keep the wind from improving. The sailors were kept on stand-by and a small tow-in supersession has been launched in the afternoon. Yentel Caers (JP), wi...

Yentel Caers takes victory in double elimination

June 28th, 2018

Stating that day two here at the EFPT in Matas Bay was action packed, would be a huge understatement. With a whole single and double elimination finished for three divisions (U16, U18 and pro) we’ve seen some great battles and some big surprises in the total of 34 heats that were on the water today. Single elimination: Corto Dumond, a young-gun from New Caledonia, caused quite an upset already...

EFPT Fuerteventura – Day 1

June 27th, 2018

It has been a dream for many years now to add another Canary island to the EFPT calendar. Davide Zilli, who has been on the EFPT judging team for several seasons and who is a passionate freestyle windsurfer himself, made this wish come true. The owner of the Pro Wind Fuerteventura brought tour-stop to Matas Blancas, a bay upwind of the famous Risco del Paso here in the South of the island. Matas B...

Loick Spicher in the spotlight

June 25th, 2018

The 25 years old Swiss sailor, Loick Spicher (RRD/RRD), who has been a regular on tour in the past years and who has always been one to watch out for as an opponent, made his first EFPT podium at the EFPT Sardinia in the beginning of June. Loick caused some real upsets amongst the title contenders, when he secured the second place in this four star event. He currently holds the 4th place in the EF...