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Freestyle Action Roundup of the month – October

November 1st, 2021

October has been a busy month in terms of Freestyle videos! With the wind kicking in all around Europe, riders and videographers got to work in order to give us a glimpse into what their sessions are like. In this new monthly feature we will round up some of the productions that inspire all the freestyle windsurfers around the world - including us at the EFPT! First up is a video by Simo Reinva...

EFPT Awards – Schedule, Judging and the finer details

October 3rd, 2021

Last week we announced the first ever EFPT Awards. As the clock is ticking it is now time for the finer details of the show! How is it all going to work, what is the judging process and what is the exact schedule? Read on to find out all the ins and outs as we gear up to close the 2021 season with a bang! WHO CAN ENTER. You can. Anyone can. The competition is open to every windsurfer as long a...

Final day – EFPT Geneva 2021

September 28th, 2021

The plan for the final day of the EFPT Geneva was simple: to crown the first ever European Foilstyle champion. What started as a dreary morning soon shifted towards more sunlight and an opportunity for wind. Unfortunately the conditions never improved quite enough, meaning that the foilstyle competition did not take place this season. This didn't mean there was no action on the water. With the arr...

Day 3 – Caers takes the Tow-in win – EFPT Geneva 2021

September 25th, 2021

When the new tow-in Airstyle format was introduced at the EFPT Silvaplana event it was an experiment to see if the discipline can be brought to new heights. It's now safe to say that the results of that experiment have exceeded all expectations. The tow-in finals on day 3 of the EFPT Geneva were extremely exciting and full of variation. Some true crowdpleasers were thrown down and at the end it wa...

Day 2 – Qualification action with Sam Esteve on top – EFPT Geneva 2021

September 25th, 2021

Another day that was too light for Foilstyle but perfect for Tow-in. The riders went all out to make up for the lost foil freestyle action in this years new Airstyle Tow-in format. As the official competition started, the athletes were now battling it out to qualify for the Saturday final. With some impressive action from both the women and the men the day closed off with the top 6 riders making i...

Day 1 – Registration and wavy Tow-in – EFPT Geneva 2021

September 23rd, 2021

The first day at the GVA Wind Festival 2021 EFPT event was marked by registration, tow-in and waiting for wind. As the wind never got suitable enough to run the first ever European Foilstyle Championships, time was filled with two tow-in training sessions which were open to all riders. As the beach in front of the Tropical Corner centre in Geneva was filling up, the spectators got to enjoy some of...

Countdown to the EFPT Geneva – What to Expect?

September 21st, 2021

In less than 3 days the first ever EFPT European Foilstyle Championship will be held in front of Tropical Corner in Geneva! The riders are starting to buzz as this all new format, full of innovation and new possibilities, is ripe for competition. Apart from the Swiss foilstyle crew like Michael Naef and Jakob Muller, we will also see international stars like multiple European Champion Steven van B...

EFPT Awards Announcement

September 17th, 2021

The European Freestyle Pro Tour is launching the first ever EFPT Awards in December. The Awards will categorise major accomplishments in the sport of freestyle windsurfing with the aim to further enhance the excellence of those dedicated to the sport. We want to see progression and we want that to be rewarded. That’s why we are fronting the first ever Official Awards within the sport of freestyl...

Get into Foilstyle Competition! – EFPT Foilstyle Rookie Camp Geneva

September 16th, 2021

Are you thinking of competing on your foil but not sure how a Foilstyle competition works? This is your chance to change that! The day before the Geneva Wind Festival, where our EFPT Foilstyle championship will be held, a rookie camp is organised. The third camp this year will be led by our Head Coach Julian Wiemar, with support from radical foilstyler Steven van Broeckhoven. The camp is open to f...

Day 5 – Award Ceremony – EFPT Theologos 2021

September 13th, 2021

On the final day of the EFPT Theologos 2021 no more competition was run. Due to light winds the only action to be seen was on the foil or during the party in the evening. The women and juniors were hoping to compete in their additional double eliminations but were released in the late afternoon as the conditions did not improve. With most riders relaxing around the Surf and Kite Theologos centre t...