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COVID Update #4

July 15th, 2020

After many weeks of uncertainties about the development of the general situation concerning COVID-19 worldwide, the decision to postpone both the EFPT Lanzarote 2020 and the EFPT Spiaggia Lunga in Italy to 2021 had to be done. The team of organisation of both events remained positive until the end to be able to stage the EFPT this year. However local restrictions and economical problems led to th...

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Meet the team: Tom Hartmann

July 3rd, 2020

He is the tall, bearded legend of the EFPT. Not many embody passion, spirit and professionalism in this industry just as much as Tom Hartmann. The Austrian former windsurfing pro has been with the tour since the start: as a competitor, a judge, a race director and ultimately as the tour-manager. Everybody who ever had the chance to meet Tom knows that it's not a flame burning inside him when it co...

Tourcalendar Update

June 20th, 2020

Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine We are happy to announce that the EFPT tow-in at the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2020 at lake Silvaplana is officially confirmed! Permissions and fundings were secured and the organisation for the event with the most beautiful location is underway. It’s amazing to see the Engadinwind grow year by year and also this time, the organisation team around Christian Müll...

Best EFPT memories of Europes finest

June 5th, 2020

With this windsurfing season being a rather exceptional one, we found ourselves day-dreaming about better times, recapping some of the best moments on tour in the past years. Since the EFPT media team around Adam Sims started to capture insane moves, atmospheres and celebrations in 2017, over 70 daily highlight videos have been produced, uploaded and shared. It is packed with so much action and go...

COVID-19 Update #3

May 8th, 2020

In the last couple of days some restrictions have been lifted in certain countries with the permission of participating individual sports, including windsurfing. Watersport enthusiasts in Europe sighed with relief, however travel bans and the prohibition to meet in bigger groups remain. These bans are of course not only highly affecting people personally and economically, but also affect the EFPT ...

What’s up Dr. Rümenapp?

May 8th, 2020

Johanna Rümenapp (Gunsails) is one of the best female freestyle windsurfers worldwide. The 25 years old German is a tough competitor with a big move repertoire and an endless motivation to improve. Whilst making a name for herself in the freestyle windsurfing world in the last couple of years, she also studied to become a doctor - as you do. Learn more about the title of the movie of her life, ho...

Up & Downsides of Confinement

May 3rd, 2020

This could have been THE year, 2020 - this could have been it. The tour looked amazing for the season and the EFPT riders have been using the winter months for some intensive training all over the world. When COVID-19 hit Europe, at first people were playing it down. They were booking trips and making plans, however soon had to notice that the situation got out of hand. In order to be controlled, ...

Who did it best? A winter in South Africa.

April 27th, 2020

For many pros, the latest training destination has been South Africa and numerous clips have been released, some of them during the lockdown period. The Cape-region delivers some of the best windsurfing conditions around in the globe, especially in the time between December and March. Apart from freestyling at the most popular lakes Rietvlei, Brandvlei and Zandvlei, the boys also take their freest...

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COVID-19 Update #2

April 24th, 2020

After closely monitoring COVID-19 situation and checking back and forth with organisers, the logical decision has been made to re-schedule two of our June events to September. The EFPT Vieste Spiaggia Lunga will be moved to the second or third week of September with the exact time period staying on TBA for now. A definite date will depend on the possibilities of running an EFPT event at the Surf ...

The Trip that went sideways

April 17th, 2020

It was Alex Mertens intention to explore one Europe windsurfing capitals, Tarifa in Spain. The young American wanted to see and experience everything that this land and sea had to offer. With a promising forecast he flew out to Spain, to team up with Duotone/Fanatic rider Riccardo Marca from Italy, planing to windsurf, surf, film and take pictures of this magical destination. After a very short t...