New windsurf video STACKED announced

by Maarten on August 18, 2008

A new windsurf video is going to be released by Andre Poskowski. He will put the video on his Youtube channel on the 25th of august. You will find 10 minutes packed with freestyle and waveaction. Check out the Stacked trailer:

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Windsurf video: MauiSails report Leba

by Maarten on August 18, 2008

I can do a lot of talking about this windsurf video. But checking this video report is a much better option! The shots are made by the MauiSails windsurfers:

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A lot of wind!

by Maarten on August 13, 2008

There are a lot of people that are not happy with this “shitty” weather in the summer but I have a totally different opinion. I can’t remember that we had this much wind in august as this year. Get ready for some stormy weather!

Weersvoorspelling woensdag 13 augustus 2008

Check the weather forecast at: windfinder.com

Update: The wind was really hard! Unfortunately my windsurfing is not suited for this windy circumstances. I was more swimming in the water instead of windsurfing.  A bit disappointing. My quiver really needs an update. At the beach we measured wind speeds of 42 knots! Check this small movie for an impression of the stormy weather.

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Testing the Samsung m110

by Maarten on August 11, 2008

Bright talks about the phone best suited for the beach. This time they will test the number 2 phone from the list. The really use some heavy duty testing to stress the phone to the max. The Samsung m110 is performing really great in each test untill they drown the phone. Very funny to see how the test this phone!
videoreview samsung m110

Watch the video review: bright.tv (in dutch)
Check the  specifications: samsung.nl

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Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World 2008

by Maarten on August 10, 2008

The fourth PWA World Cup in Alacati will be held from the 11th until the 16th of August. The organizers managed to get a lot of big windsurfers to this event, like:

Micah Buzianis is not capable of defending his current position in the tour due to a broken leg.

The riders will be competing for the last (slalom) points on the 2008 tour since Sylt will be the only event after Alacati.

Winners PWA World Cup Alacati 2007

Winners PWA World Cup Alacati 2007

The  wind forecast for the event is great. No pounding winds but a good breeze to do some serious racing. Kevin Pritchard writes on his blog that he is ready for the challenge.

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You don’t want be hit by this thing!

by Maarten on August 8, 2008

I ran into this movie. It’s a thunderbolt filmed in slow motion. You don’t want be hit by this thing!

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The 5th mission will be held again!

by Maarten on August 6, 2008

THe 5th mission will be held on the 23th & 24th of august in collaboration with the foundation called Project44. Fanatic, F2, Maui Sails, Choco Fins and Ion are the main sponsors for the event. Most of the team riders are present for all your questions about surfing and tuning your windsurfing equipment.

I can write a complete essay about what is so great about this event but just watch these two videos and you will know why!

The Mission 2007, 4th Edition from Project44 on Vimeo.


The Mission 2007 from Project44 on Vimeo.

For more information about the program, check out: the-mission.eu

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Fanatic introduceert windsurfgear 2009

by Maarten on August 5, 2008

Fanatic Brand Manager Craig Gertenbach announced the new 2009 product line. The new windsurfing equipment will be innovative shapes that are created by doing lots of research and testing.

fanatic windsurf boards 2009

At Fanatic they really know how to shape a boards. Their second position in the PWA Constructors Championships ranking is prove of that. The constructors ranking is comparable to the Formula 1 where the team or brand is getting points when one of the team riders is winning in an event. The brand with the most points is getting the title.

Check the fanatic catalog: fanatic.com

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Mistral Committed Reloaded!

by Maarten on August 3, 2008

Mistral Windsurf has put a fresh website online with all the new windsurf gear for 2009. They also released a promotional video with all there talented team riders.

The movie Mistral Committed Reloaded is featuring PWA World Champion Marcilio Brawzinho Browne (BRA-105), Diony Guadagnino (V-69), Francisco Porcella (I-69) and windsurf legend Nik Baker (K-66). Those riders show how windsurfing has to be done.

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Top 5 mobile beach phones?

by Maarten on July 30, 2008

Lifestyle magazine Bright has created a top 5 of mobiles phones best rugged for the beach. And since windsurfers are trying to be on the beach as often as they can, these mobile phones must be suited for you. The casing must be at least water- and dust proof. Currently I own a Nokia N95. One sand grain between the slider and the phone starts producing a crunching sound already.

See here top 5 (in dutch) via Bright.nl

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