It’s never been a matter to us that windsurfing was dead, hell no it’s not dead.
Check out this awesome wavesailing clip featuring Jérôme Pajaud at Reunion Island.
Ummmm…next time maybe we can do without the old dude in a speedo.
The Gaastra and Tabou Windsurfing team including Alex Mussolini, Thomas Traversa and team manager Matt Pritchard charged at the 2013 JP Aloha Classic. At the end of the event and end of the PWA season two team riders Alex Mussolini and Thomas Traversa both finished in the top four of the 2013 PWA rankings.
Pierre Garambois tearing it up in the freestyle-friendly lagoons of Fuerteventura.
Here’s what he had to say:
Here is a movie called “Go Insane”. It’s about a trip i made last summer on the island of Fuerteventura in the Canary Island, with my team mates of La BAR. I made a little clip with my personal footages, but a longer one with all the riders will comme shortly.
We had a great time during 20 days over there, lots of fun, wind every days, nice sessions alone in the lagoon and outside with little chops and waves sometimes. All in all this trip was a great success for all of us and i hope you guys enjoy the video!
Looking forwar to the next trip! Come ooooon!
This years Camille Juban successfully defended his American Windsurfing Tour Title for two in a row, and finished third in the recent JP Aloha Classic. Check out this sick action clip summarizing his 2013 season as he heads to all the AWT events.
Naish International is stoked to bring Maui’s own Harley Stone to the team!
Since he was 3 months old, Harley has been a permanent fixture at windsurfing competitions across the globe while accompanying his father, former world champion windsurfer, Josh Stone. Considered a “Child of the Tour”, he has not only watched the best, but he’s also learned from the best, allowing himself to become well-seasoned as he works his way to becoming one of Maui’s hottest rippers.
“I’m super excited to become a part of the Naish Team! It’s such a great environment and group of people – Naish will help bring me to levels I’ve only dreamed about. I can’t wait to reach my highest potential!” –Harley Stone
As one of America’s top youth windsurfers, Harley is currently ranked 4th overall in the AWT and is quickly becoming a permanent fixture on windsurfing podiums across the world, taking 1st at the 2012 Waddell Creek Event (Youth) & most recently, 2nd at the 2013 Aloha Classic (Youth) here on Maui.
Harley continues to make a name for himself by striving for excellence not only on the water, but off the water as well. In addition to his perfect 4.0 GPA and State Championship Title in Gymnastics, his ambitions range from windsurfing Jaws and nailing goiters to excelling in Math & Science to become an Aeronautical Engineer.
He’s very much a part of the young blood of windsurfing and is an extremely strong windsurfer in his own right. Be sure to keep an eye out for him in 2014 as he takes to the AWT & local competitions to make his mark in the circuit. This is talent that can’t be missed.
Welcome to the Team Harley!
Turkish pro slalom sailor Lena Erdil shares her video about her trip to Luderitz in quest for the speed world record.
In the end we just didn’t get the wind that is needed for a world record and didn’t get to sail as much as we would have liked, but it was still good to be back on the canal and give it my best shot… Hope you like the video! A massive thanks to all my sponsors for supporting me one more time in the ultimate quest for speed !! ~ Lean
“We’ll remember the KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup 2013 because the warm-hearted people of Cold Hawaii welcomed the (wind)surfing world to the small fishing village of Klitmoeller. Over 100 volunteers, mostly from the local surf club, together with a small team of hard-working professionals made the Cold Hawaii wheel spin for the fourth year in a row.
We’ll remember the KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup 2013 as the year when His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik was the patron of the event.
We’ll remember Sunday, September 15, when the Crown Prince paid the event a visit. On that occasion the Crown Prince took up the challenge of windsurfing against 10 local young guns. Later, the Crown Prince watched the pro sailors up close from a jet ski at the famous spot, The Reef, in Klitmoeller.
We’ll remember the KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup 2013 as the year when the Cold Hawaii wind made us wait. This, however, gave us a different impression of Cold Hawaii, as a place that is much more than just Klitmoeller. In reality, Cold Hawaii consists of 29 registered sports. This means that no matter where the wind and waves come from, you can find somewhere ideal for windsurfing, kitesurfing or surfing.
We remember Sunday, September 22, as the day the wind finally kicked in. Cold Hawaii came back to life with a vengeance, as howling winds and big, powerful waves arrived just in time to make it a good competition for the fourth successive year. That day will live long in the memory of Marcilio ‘Brawzinho’ Browne, who managed to tame the ferocious North Sea by beating Philip Köster in front of a big crowd, to secure his first ever event victory on the PWA World Tour.
KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup presentred by City Lift A/S and Thy-Mors HF & VUC in collaboration with Thisted Municipality, The North Denmark Region, Sport Event Denmark, LAG Thy-Mors, Visit North Jutland, Feriepartner Thy, Sparekassen Thy, Gripsign og Spar Klitmøller. The event is recurring and has existed since 2010.”
The JP team had a number of rider at the 2013 JP Aloha Classic including, Robby Swift K-89, Kauli Seadi BRA-253, Ricardo Campello V-111, Jules Denel FRA-41, Antoine Martin F-193, and the Maui Young Gun Morgan Noireaux HI-101. Check out the action video put together by Swift.