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EFPT at Engadinwind 2018

June 12th, 2018

One of the most traditional windsurfing events ever will host some of the best freestyle windsurfers of Europe and beyond. The Engadinwind that happens every year at the beautiful scenery of lake Silvaplana in Switzerland, will feature an EFPT tow-in only competition with € 3.000,- prize-money up for grabs. Apart from eight invited riders, every EFPT sailor who wants to put up a fight for the mo...

Steven Van Broeckhoven takes victory

June 3rd, 2018

On the last day here at the Windsurfclub Porto Liscia, our prayers have been answered. With clear weather in the morning, the easterly wind started to fill in at 09:30 am and the green flag for the first heat of the day went up shortly after 12.00 am. The riders picked their 93 to 100 liter boards and their 5.2s. With this wind direction, the wind remained on the light side and gusty throughout th...

EFPT Sardinia – Day 4

June 2nd, 2018

At the penultimate day of the EFPT in Sardinia, the wind teased competitors and crew. Even though everybody has been exceptionally patient every day, waiting from 9.00 am in the morning until 8.00 pm in the evening, that the conditions would make a fair contest possible, the riders became a bit restless. After some fun challenges, like a rigging competition between Riccardo Marca (North/Fanatic) a...

EFPT Sardinia – Day 3

June 1st, 2018

The third day of the EFPT Sardinia finished without a further result. However, despite a very light forecast, the conditions around lunchtime looked sufficient to at least try starting the next heat of the single elimination. Adam Sims (Patrik/Sailloft) and Rossel Bertoldo (RRD/RRD) were giving it a go on big equipment in the onshore wind, that is very unsual here at the Windsurf Club Porto Liscia...

EFPT Sardinia – Day 2

May 31st, 2018

The second day at the EFPT Sardinia unfortunately ended without giving us the opportunity to proceed with the single elimination that has been started yesterday. Eight riders are sitting in first place at the moment, eager to continue with the battle: Antony Ruenes, Steven Van Broeckhoven (JP/Gunsails), Julian Wiemar (Starboard/Severne), Tonky Frans (RRD/RRD), Riccardo Marca (North/Fanatic), Loick...

EFPT Sardinia – Day 1

May 30th, 2018

Eight years ago, the EFPT event in the North of Sardinia went down in history with conditions that demanded everything from the riders offering light winds up to howling storms. After many years of absence, the windsurfcenter Culuccia at Porto Liscia brought the tour back to its beautiful shores. 19 international riders signed up this morning, motivated and with high hopes that the thermic wind w...

Countdown to EFPT Sardinia 2018

May 27th, 2018

White beaches, crystal clear water and stunning landscapes - this is how Sardinia presents itself in travel guides and magazines. Apart from being a famous tourist destination in the Mediterreanean Sea, it has also become a hotspot for freestyle windsurfers. After six years of absence, the EFPT will finally return to the shores of this beautiful island, that has been delivering conditions at the t...

EFPT Costa Brava – September 2018

May 17th, 2018

Costa Brava, the ‚wild coast‘, stretches its beaches all the way from the French border towards Blane, a town located approximately 60 km north-east from Barcelona. The beautiful landscapes and a mild mediterreanean climate turned Costa Brava into a famous tourist destination for people who want to enjoy the stunning nature, amongst them many windsurfers. The bay of roses delivers windy condit...

Fabrizi wins the big tow-in final

May 1st, 2018

The ultimate day of the Surf Worldcup 2018 here in Austria has been providing the perfect weather for the schedulded tow-in competition.First round on the water has been the ‚losers round‘ of the previous qualification rounds. All the riders, who didn’t make it into the final this afternoon, could fight for the last two spots one more time. Seven riders were trying to improve their scores t...

Frans wins the EFPT at the Surf Worldcup

April 30th, 2018

It is done! Tonky Frans (RRD/RRD) from Bonaire took victory today in the EFPT at the Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl am See and becomes the new leader of the European Freestyle Pro Tour. After an exciting final and super final the all time happy rider won this five star event in howling southerly winds - but first things first… Since the forecast looked huge from the morning onward, race director Tom...