News

Livestream in Austria

April 15th, 2021

The first international freestyle of the season will be brought to you LIVE on efpt.net and our partners websites by the team of AALVAA media. Since the public won't be allowed to attend this event and spectators presence will most likely be restricted at most of the tourstops this season, this tool will become more important than ever and we are excited to have the organizers of the Surf Opening ...

Tigo Kort

Who is Tigo Kort?

April 9th, 2021

Time to introduce one of the most promising new talents on the European Freestyle Pro Tour. Entering the EFPT juniors U16 division first time at Brouwersdam in 2018, Tigo made an impression together with fellow local riders like Bodhi Kempen, Meijer Tijmen and Tim Gerdes. In 2019, the improvement was already obvious when the young freestyler claimed second place at the U16 division at the EFPT Lan...

EFPT Rookies Camps

April 6th, 2021

From 2021 onwards, the EFPT will organise and host rookies camps prior to as many EFPT events on the calendar as possible. The past years and the high attendance of juniors entering the the U16 and U18 division, made it even more obvious that there are in fact numerous young freestylers out there. However, we would not only like to address the kids/juniors who already entered an EFPT competition, ...

EFPT Theologos

March 30th, 2021

We are exicited to announce another addition to the 2021 tour calendar. The Surf and Kite Theologos crew around Tobias Gottfried will bring the EFPT back to Greece from the 8th through to the 12th of September 2021. The prize-money will be € 15.000,- and therefor a mixed event for pro men and pro women. Tobias Gottfried, CEO of Surf and Kite Theologos and head of the organisation team, invited ...

STARBOARD STEPPING UP TO TURN THE EFPT CARBON POSITIVE

March 19th, 2021

After starting the carbon offsetting cooperation with Starboard in 2019, we are excited to announce that with their support we will be able to make the whole European Freestyle Pro Tour not only carbon neutral for 2021 but to even turn the tour carbon positive! 75 TONS OF CO2 = 75 PLANTED MANGROVES IN 2019 In 2019 Starboard HQ introduced the EFPT with the idea of turning the whole tour carbon ne...

Surf Opening Austria is confirmed

March 18th, 2021

After a year of cancellations we are thrilled to announce that the EFPT stage at the Surf Opening in Neusiedl am See, Austria is confirmed! We'll kick the 2021 season off in old manners, getting Europes elite to one of the the windsurfing mekkas of central Europe - lake Neusiedl. € 10.000,- prize money for mens freestyle and € 5.000.- for tow-in are up for grabs at the four day event, taking p...

Foil Freestyle with Sam Esteve

February 24th, 2021

Le Rouet local Sam Esteve (JP/Neilpryde), who is famous amongst freestyle windsurfers for his stylish and powerful move combinations and even had a tow-in move named after him (Samair), recently took the time to transfer his freestyle skills into the foil discipline. Bapiste Vignaud caputured Esteves training in Morocco. The result is a beautifully shot and edited video, with some impressive foils...

The 2021 Tourcalendar

February 7th, 2021

A bit later than usual we can finally present to you the preliminary tour calendar for 2021. There is no denying that the past year was and even the upcoming season remains quite a challenge for our team, the event organisers and the riders. However, all that can be done at this point is putting all the best energy and motivation into the 2021 competition season, as if it was any other successful ...

New EFPT logo

February 7th, 2021

After rebranding the EFPT last in 2014, there was no better time to develop a new design than with the changed ownership of the tour in 2021. After the EFPT team and the graphic designer (Lukas Reinelt) had been juggling with ideas for weeks, a vote has been made for a more modern, timeless and generic logo. The idea is to push for different disciplines within the EFPT, so whilst the main focus r...

Adam Sims takes over the EFPT

February 3rd, 2021

After almost two decades, the European Freestyle Pro Tour has changed its owner to one of the many freestyle talents that had their first ever international appearances on this tour: Adam Sims. Adam went from being a freestyle competitor & tow-in champion, to being an event organiser for his very own EFPT event in Weymouth (2012), to being an editor for both Boards and Boardseeker magazine, to...