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Day 4 – Tricks for $$$ – Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021

August 22nd, 2021

On the last day of the EFPT Engadinwind Tow-in event it was all about expression. Tricks for cash, a highly popular format amongst spectators, releases the judges from their classic scoring system and sets them up on a boat with a 1000 euros worth of bills on hand. The only thing the riders have to do is to impress the judges so much that they will want to make it rain on them. The result? A pleth...

Day 3 – Neubauer is victorious! – Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021

August 21st, 2021

Sun, a light breeze, a great crowd, a boat wake and the winch - all ingredients were there for a perfect Tow-in Airstyle final at the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021. The six riders that qualified yesterday participated in the first ever knockout final format, where after each run one of the riders was eliminated. A total of four runs were completed in different categories. Three of them - Air, ...

Day 2 – Who qualified for the final? – Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021

August 21st, 2021

The second day of the EFPT Tow-in Airstyle determined which riders are advancing to the Saturday final. Since yesterday’s wind allowed for only one of the new categories to unfold, race director Danny Kater decided on an earlier start. This way, all of the Airstyle categories (Combo, Spin and Send) got a spotlight, causing the most all-round riders to get a spot for tomorrow's knockout final. Th...

Day 1 – ALL NEW Tow-in Airstyle format – Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021

August 19th, 2021

The first day of the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021 saw the introduction of an all new tow-in format to the EFPT: Airstyle! The qualifying is divided up into four categories, in which each rider gets one run. Each category is designed to make the riders try something new and to go bigger than ever before. A crisp but sunny morning at Lake Silvaplana set the stage for the first category run, and...

EFPT Theologos is a GO!

August 11th, 2021

The European Freestyle Pro Tour is excited to officially confirm the EFPT Theologos event on the Island of Rhodes, Greece. This major stop on the Mens Championship Tour will happen between the 8th and 12th of September. Apart from the men, the event will feature the crowning of the 2021 Junior Freestyle champions and the 2021 Womens Freestyle champions. Moreover, it will count towards the All Disc...

EFPT goes Foilstyle

August 5th, 2021

We are thrilled to announce another addition to the 2021 tourcalendar: the Geneva (GVA) Wind Festival. This event will stage the first ever official EFPT foil freestyle competition in history with € 10.000,- up for grabs. The event will be open for men and women. Fabien Cachin, general manager of the ‚Tropical ‚Corner center in Geneva, is organising the event together with Quentin Mayerat, ...

It’s on – Engadinwind 2021 confirmed

July 22nd, 2021

The epic VANORA Engadinwind by Dakine at lake Silvaplana in Switzerland is officially going into the next round in 2021! The organisation team around Christian Müller left no stone unturned in order to make sure that this classic event can take place, despite challenging conditions. The EFPT tow-in will be staged from the 19th - 22nd of August and will be open to any EFPT rider who wants to part...

Dreamjob – We are hiring!

July 17th, 2021

The EFPT is opening it’s doors for applicants of our dream job. The role as Press Officer will see you working between events from wherever you wish, you’ll join our Race Crew at all EFPT tour stops throughout the season and get paid to do so. Reporting, communicating and organising media and competitor aspects will be at the forefront of your work. Creative freedom will be handed o...

What’s new Mr. Marco Lufen?

June 16th, 2021

He is the ever smiling blonde-haired surferboy, who boosts the good vibes whenever he shows up: Marco Lufen. The German freestyler entered the international competition scene in 2012 when he first participated at the EFPT event in Sigri, Greece. Lufen had been 16 years old back then and already showed huge skills for someone who didn't grow up at the seaside. Almost ten years in, the freestyler ca...

Virtual competition time

June 5th, 2021

Since running an on site competition in 2021 still remains somewhat tricky for many locations, despite the perfect launch the EFPT had at the Surf Opening in Austria earlier this year, we wanted to bring some virtual action to you. George Grisley of the ‚Supergusty Podcast‘ has extensively collected rider and heat stats and the EFPT have decide to collaborate to host a virtual freestyle compet...