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EFPT Lanzarote – The official event video

July 24th, 2014

Just a bit more than ten days after the EFPT Lanzarote at Costa Teguise we take a look back and present you the official event video by Aliseo Solutions. We also took the time to catch up one more time with Antxon Otaegui who was the main organiser and is the owner of the Pro Center Antxon Otaegui. Not only this stage of the EFPT was organized with a lot of dedication and effort, but also the vide...

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 Lanzarote – Day 1

July 9th, 2014

After amazing conditions on the day of registration here at Costa Teguise, Lanzarote the EFPT crew and the riders were left disappointed, despite a promising forecast for today. Throughout the whole day it stayed overcast with clouds that messed up the local wind system. The beauty and the curse of this great sport struck us all once again - sometimes not knowing when your next session will be ma...

EFPT Lanzarote – Registration Day

July 8th, 2014

It will be the first time that a tour-stop of the European Freestyle Pro Tour will be staged at the windy shores of a Canary Island, which are well known to be the Mekka for windsurfers throughout the summer months when constant trade winds deliver perfect conditions almost every day. Former pro windsurfer and EFPT champion Antxon Otaegui who grew up on Lanzarote and recently opened his Pro Cente...