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Countdown to EFPT Sardinia 2018

May 27th, 2018

White beaches, crystal clear water and stunning landscapes - this is how Sardinia presents itself in travel guides and magazines. Apart from being a famous tourist destination in the Mediterreanean Sea, it has also become a hotspot for freestyle windsurfers. After six years of absence, the EFPT will finally return to the shores of this beautiful island, that has been delivering conditions at the t...

Mondial du Vent – Day 1

April 18th, 2018

At 10.00 am this morning the last part of the registration was finished. 21 riders signed for the first freestyle event of the season at the beautiful beaches of Leucate. The five French riders including top sailors Antony Ruenes, Nico Akgazciyan and Sam Esteve (JP/Neilpryde) and the young guns Nil Bacon Aubert (Severne/Starboard) and Romain Le Gouez (Northsails) are ready to take on the remaining...

The first freestyle event of the season – MdV Day 1

April 17th, 2018

It is this time of the year again and the freestyle windsurfers reconnect after weeks and months of winter training at some of the best spots worldwide, to match each other at the first freestyle event of the year. This season is launched with the EFPT stop at the Mondial du Vent in Leucate, France. The event gained recognition over the past 20 years by providing a perfect organisation, an amazing...

EFPT Lanzarote – Day 3

July 10th, 2015

At day number three of the EFPT Lanzarote 2015, the spot at Costa Teguise could prove its full potential and delivered amazing conditions for the whole competition. With an early start at 9.30am the first double elimination could be finished as well as the second single elimination, but first things first... Already at the start of the double in the morning the riders could take their 4.4s for a ...

EFPT Sailor of the Year 2014

December 21st, 2014

Since 2014 and yet another season for the European Freestyle Pro Tour is coming to an end, we are once again looking for the EFPT sailor of the year. With nominations that resulted from a selection of the EFPT team itself together with the tours cooperating partners, ten riders made it into the final public vote on the official efpt.net webpage. The EFPT Rookie of the Year 2014 has already been s...

EFE – Day 3

November 1st, 2014

On day 3 of the European Freestyle Expression everybody who has been hoping for wind was unfortunately let down. With beautiful weather and light onshore wind though the conditions were perfect for the tow-in final in the afternoon. After the annual riders meeting where the EFPT competitors were invited to give their feedback and exchange ideas about the tour with the crew, an autograph session h...

EFE – Day 2

October 31st, 2014

Day 2 at the EFE unfortunately didn't see any wind, yet a day packed with alternative program for the riders and the specators. After the skippers meeting at 10.00 in the morning a training session with the coach of Adrien Bosson (North/Fanatic) has been organised. Many riders got involved in the power-hour outdoors. Silvain motivated the group to give everything in the long warm-up run over the ...

EFPT Lanzarote – Day 4

July 12th, 2014

At day 4 of the EFPT Lanzarote the chance of running the freestyle event seemed to be higher than at all the other days of competition despite the very low forecast of only eight knots. Around lunchtime the wind seemed to increase leaving crew, riders and organization with the hopes of being able to run at least the first eight heats of the single elimination to get a result. The scheduled tow-in ...

EFPT Lanzarote – Day 3

July 11th, 2014

On the third day of the EFPT Lanzarote there has been light winds around the event-site throughout the whole day and therefor was committed a 100% to tow-in windsurfing, proving that nowind doesn't have to be a problem. 20 out of 23 competitors signed up for the two fleets. Really good to see was the high participation rate of sailors who usually are not into tow-in windsurfing and even riders wh...

EFPT Lanzarote – Day 2

July 10th, 2014

With a rather marginal forecast we started the day with the skippersmeeting at 10.00am this morning. Just as the day before though, an unusual weather situation over the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura led to a messed up windsystem and cloudy skies. Just before midday there were some dark clouds passing through bringing some sailable gusts. Jeremy Pl├╝ss (Tabou/Gaastra) and Hugo de Sousa (...

EFPT at the Surf Worldcup – Day 2

April 26th, 2014

The day did start off with low expectations concerning the freestyle windsurfing competition, yet with the outlook of another exciting fight for the places in the final of the Chiemsee European Tow-In Championship. After the riders presentation yesterday night in the big party tent with more than thousand spectators, the day at the event area started a bit slower. From 1.00 pm though the EFPT c...