PWA News

Unbelievable freestyle performances started today at Sotavento in fifteen knots of wind with the women’s fleet competing first. The famous Moreno twins (Mistral / North) soon found themselves battling against each other in the quarter finals with a sister...

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A sure sign that the Fuerteventura PWA World Cup and Super-X Exhibition is going to be one of the most competitive ever, is that all of the professional windsurfers have been in non-stop training here in Sotavento since the last PWA competition finished...

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After eight grueling days of non-stop action in Gran Canaria, the PWA world tour now moves over to the neighboring island of Fuerteventura for a world cup freestyle and Super X demonstration. Commencing on the 17th of July (Registration day) the freestyle...

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Norwegian wild flyer, Vidar Jensen (North) has won the men’s double elimination wave performance here at the PWA, Gran Canaria Grand Slam in epic Pozo wind and waves. Jensen landed an insane one-handed double forward loop in an incredible action packed...

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Ricardo Campello (JP, Neil Pryde) has matched his 111 sail number with three firsts in the freestyle here at the Pozo Gran Canaria Grand Slam. In ballistic conditions the eighteen-year-old young gun of freestyle took his third consecutive victory this...

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Ricardo Campello (JP, Neil Pryde) has clinched his second freestyle victory here this afternoon in as the winds returned with a vengeance here in Pozo Izquierdo. Sailing with his usual exceptional style Campello defeated local sailor Victor Fernandez...

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The tension mounts here in Gran Canaria as the second men’s freestyle Dingle elimination progressed towards its final stages today. With lighter gusty winds on the agenda this morning 20 heats were completed before the wind eventually dropped below the...

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Ricardo Campello (JP, Neil Pryde) of Brazil has won the opening round of men’s freestyle after a day full of drama and surprises here at the PWA, Gran Canaria, Grand Slam. In a thrilling final up against Bonaire freestyle whiz kid, Tonky Frans (Gaastra,...

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We are down to the last six men in the men’s wave double elimination here at the PWA 2003, Gran Canaria, Grand Slam. Conditions were epic this morning with 4-5 foot sets and screaming winds but by late afternoon as we were approaching the final stages of...

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Norwegian wild flyer Vidar Jensen (North) has taken first blood in the men’s single elimination here at the PWA, Gran Canaria, Grand Slam. In nuclear winds gusting over 40 knots Jensen defeated ex world champion Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Neil Pryde) in the men’s...

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The wind is howling here in Gran Canaria on the eve of the first day of official action of the PWA, 2003 Grand Slam. A high-pressure system has established itself in the Atlantic Ocean bringing with it a strong northeasterly trade wind flow across the...

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The 2003 PWA Hall of Fame inductees have been decided. Like last years Hall of Fame nominees, this years inductees are pioneers of the sport. All three are responsible for the advancement to of windsurfing but in very different ways.

 

Arnaud de Rosnay...

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The PWA world tour is all set to hit the windswept shores of Pozo, Izquierdo for one of the biggest and most spectacular events of the season. Commencing on the 26th of June through ‘til the 3rd of July the best male and female windsurfers on the planet...

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Q: How did you feel about winning the Costa Brava freestyle qualifier?

RDW: It was great to win this event. This was my first competition this year so it could not have been a better start of the season...

 

Q: Was it a fun event?

RDW: The event was...

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Taty Frans (Gaastra/AHD) has been crowned King Of the Cape here at the Cape Cod, PWA freestyle qualifier. Light offshore winds here today prevented any official action that would count towards PWA rankings but instead sailors competed for $10,000 of the...

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The Pro division is on hold here at the Verizon Wireless, Cape Cod, PWA freestyle qualifier. Despite a promising start to the day with steady a steady breeze from the southwest, the wind refused to play ball and stayed well below the minimum standard...

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