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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...

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...