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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...

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DAM-X 2016 Highlight Video

October 20th, 2016

Just a few days have passed since the last internationale freestyle competition of 2016 was staged at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum in Brouwersdam, Holland. We are looking back on one of the best EFPT events in the past years with great freestyle action, a flawless organisation and the crownings of the European Champions 2016, both in the mens and ladies division. More than 7.500 people visited the ev...

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DAM-X: Van Broeckhoven and Offringa – King & Queen of Freestyle

October 16th, 2016

At the final day of the DAM-X event at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam the wind unfortunately never kicked in properly so the official freestyle competition had been called off by race director Tom Hartmann just around 1.00pm. We are looking back on an amazing event with great conditions and one of the most spectacular freestyle shows of the year. 36 men and 10 women were battling it out in ...

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DAM-X 2016 – Day 4

October 15th, 2016

With a very promising forecast of south-westerly wind of up to 20 knots the day was kicked off with the skippersmeeting at 9.00 am. However, due to a high cloud coverage and rain the wind didn't seem to come through properly. Since the conditions were improving more and more around lunchtime, the horn for the first heat of the day went off just around 1.00 pm. Unfortunately the ladies heat with Ma...

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DAM-X 2016 – Day 3

October 14th, 2016

With an expected whole day of windsurfing competition ahead, the new single elimination was started at 9.00 am in the morning. The conditions looked lighter than yesterday, yet more than suitable to run the first rounds of the mens. Already in the first heats the level has been noteably high with some of the riders landing spock culos, double spocks and shaka flaka combinations. With a seven minu...

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DAM-X 2016 – Day 2

October 13th, 2016

The second day at the DAM-X event here at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum in Brouwersdam was packed with incredible freestyle action of some of the best windsurfers of Europe and beyond. With an unusually strong easterly wind kicking in already in the early morning, a whole single and double elimination for both men and women could be finished. Single elimination men: An outstandig performance was put...

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DAM-X 2016 – Day 1

October 12th, 2016

After hosting a stop of the European Freestyle Pro Tour for the first time in 2015, the organisation team of the Zeil and Surfcentrum in Brouwersdam, Holland are staging the big final of the EFPT this year. With a great set-up already last season and a flawless organisation the DAM-X is an outstanding event which makes it hard to think of a better place to hold the last freestyle event of the seas...

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Countdown to DAM-X 2016

October 9th, 2016

The final countdown for the last freestyle event of 2016 is on. Some of the best freestyle windsurfers of the world will travel to Brouwersdam, Holland where the ultimate stage of the European Freestyle Pro Tour 2016 will be happening. The DAM-X event at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam is taking place from the 12th through the 16th of October seeing three EFPT disciplines: mens freestyle, l...

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Martini EFPT Croatia – Competition day

August 7th, 2016

After three days with changing weather conditions the waiting finally paid off on the last day of the Martini EFPT Croatia here at the Surf Centar Perna. The horn for the first heat went off at 9.15am. Heat duration was set for seven minutes with the best three moves counting on each tack. The conditions were quite tricky with super strong yet gusty wind and the sailors were overpowered on their ...

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Martini EFPT Croatia – Day 3

August 6th, 2016

On the penultimate day of the Martini EFPT in Perna, Croatia the hopes of all the crew and riders were high for some sailable conditions in the early afternoon. Already in the morning though the beautiful area of Peljesac was hard to recognize. After several days with light wind and sunshine the weather shifted to the other extreme with heavy rain and thunderstorms. [caption id="attachment_51...