Tag: Neilpryde

Queen of windsurfing: Sarah-Quita Offringa

September 24th, 2017

At the young age of 26 years, Sarah-Quita Offringa (Starboard/Neilpryde) already made it to the all time ranking of the most successful windsurfers ever. The sailor from Aruba is undefeated in the freestyle discipline for ten years in a row and also holds several world titles in slalom, whilst consistently also making it onto the podium in PWA wave competitions. Sarah-Quita is also the reigning Eu...

EFPT Lanzarote 2017 – Day 1

July 5th, 2017

Since four years now, the best freestyle windsurfers of the world have been travelling to the Canaries to compete in what is known to be one of the best freestyle windsurfing events ever. The strong trade summer winds of the Canaries and the spot here at Costa Teguise, with the outside reef, used to provide a perfect playground year by year. At the 4th edition of the EFPT Lanzarote, 27 riders from...

Toro Andaluz – The Comeback

May 18th, 2017

After seven years of absence, the Toro Andaluz and therefor the European freestyle windsurfing elite could return to the shores of the Spanish South coast - Tarifa. The windy city, located at the Strait of Gibraltar is one of Europes most famous watersport destinations worldwide, providing strong wind basically the whole year around. Working together with the Andalusian tourism board and several ...

Steven Van Broeckhoven – Five European Freestyle Titles and counting

November 21st, 2016

The exceptional European freestyle windsurfer once again managed to win the run for the European Freestyle Champion. The 31 year old Belgian who competed on the EFPT for the first time in 2008, still seems to be on top of his game. We caught up with the JP/Neilpryde rider to find out about his life and achievements as a professional windsurfer, his thoughts about the new live systems and his plans...

Fresh Faces: Lennart Neubauer – GRE 734

July 3rd, 2016

Every season we are happy to welcome new talents from all over the world at our tour-stops. It always has been a central aim of the EFPT to give young riders the chance to gain experience in freestyle windsurfing contests and to be able to compete alongside their idols - the pro riders. Some rookies stand out with their skills, their dedication and their professionalism at a young age. One of the...

EFPT at the Surf Worldcup – Day 5

April 29th, 2014

The skippers meeting for today has been set for 6.00 am in the morning as the conditions were forecasted best early in the day. With rather light north-north-west wind the sailors reached for their big sails from 4.8 to 5.6 and the bigger boards, many wishing they had bigger equipment. The first heat was on the water at 6.30 am with Philip Soltysiak (Starboard) sailing against Romain Pinocheau ...

Andraz Zan changes to JP/Neilpryde

April 25th, 2014

EFPT: JP/Neilpryde are two of the leading brands in the windsurfing industry. What does it mean to you to be on their team? Andraz: I know there has been a lot of changes this year which many people don't understand and appreciate but windsurfing is now on a level which is very concerning for all of us. On one hand it reached a higher extreme we could ever imagine and it's tendency is still goi...