News

The new EFPT

February 1st, 2021

After being founded in 2003 by Harald Schaffrian, Gerhard Polak and Christian Müller, the European Freestyle Pro Tour has gone through few changes in its initial structure. Whilst Gerhard Polak and Christian Müller started to focus on the organization of their world famous windsurfing events, the Surf Worlcup in Austria and the Engadinwind in Switzerland respectively, Harry Schaffrian stayed on ...

Yentel Caers back on JP / Neilpryde

January 28th, 2021

The reigning European and World champion Yentel Caers signs again with JP and Neilpryde, who had been supporting him already a few years back. Returning to the brands team with two champion titles in his pocket motivates the young Belgian sailor even more to defend them in the upcoming competition season, as he states in his interview on the JP Australia website. Being back on two of the most reno...

Adrien Bosson at home

October 22nd, 2020

Summers spent at home can be beautiful and action loaded. In his latest clip, Adrien Bosson (Duotone/Fanatic) doesn't only show off his freestyle skills, but also the beauty of his homespots. Underlined with a catchy tune the three minutes of action fly by and leaves you wanting more.     ...

MyWindstories – A platform for windsurfgirls

October 12th, 2020

Lena Erdil is a professional athlete, works for the Starboard marketing department and launched MyWindstories.com to provide a platform for women in the windsurfing sport. Apart from regular blog posts about female personalities in the sport and industry and a forum for exchange between fellow windsurfing girls, the two ladies behind it want to lift womens windsurfing levels to new heights by offe...

40 Years of Fanatic

September 20th, 2020

Boardriding since 1981 - 40 years of passion, innovation, iconic boards and unbeatable fun on the water! Fanatic packed this and more into their Ultra Skate Boa Edition for 2021, where an icon meets another icon!  The legendary optics of Fanatics late 80’s Ultra Boa gives the final touch to the 2021 Ultra Skate – one of Fantics 40YRS anniversary models. The record World Title winning Skat...

Cancellation: EFPT DAM-X

August 28th, 2020

We are deeply sorry to inform you that the DAM-X 2020 eventually needed to be cancelled. This year had been a challenging one for businesses and organisations all around the globe and the EFPT had unfortunately not been an exception. We however stand by the decision of the organiser in Brouwersdam, who doesn’t see a possibility in making a safe event happen and fullfil their high standards as a...

Engadinwind: Trick for Cash

August 23rd, 2020

The trick for cash supersession has been introduced at the Engadinwind 2019, when the freestylers got the chance to impress the judges with their best tow-in moves or spectacular crashes to earn themselves some instant cash. Depending on how much the judges liked it, the rider would get a certain amount of money directly in the water. Also this year organiser Christian Müller put up 400 CHF to m...

Engadinwind: Albert claims victory

August 22nd, 2020

After two exciting days filled with tow-in action of the qualification rounds, it was time for the final showdown today. Six riders have advanced into the final, making their best trick out of four total runs count to get a ticket to compete for € 3.000,- prize-money at the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2020. Big sensations have been young Lennart Neubauer from Greece, riding for Germany, who tr...

Engadinwind 2020: Day 2

August 21st, 2020

On day two of the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine, both qualification fleets had been on the schedule again to determine the final top six riders that would advance to the big final on Saturday. Each rider had another two attempts to improve their ranking from the previous day. The maloja wind came early today, which made different moves possible compared to yesterday when the fleets were sent out o...

AIR CAMP GOES GARDA

August 21st, 2020

What do you get when you put freestyle windsurfers Valentin Böckler (Gunsails), Julian Wiemar and
 Riccardo Marca (Duotone / Fanatic) together at Lake Garda? AIR CAMP GOES GARDA, THAT’S WHAT! Times are changing and the level of freestyle windsurfing keeps going up, up and up. Air
 Camp took a trip to where it all began to see what the fuss was about and get some well
needed training...