News Headlines – Mon 16th

PWA Turkey is all done – and with not quite enough breeze to complete any races on the final Saturday, Micah Buzianis and Valerie Arrighetti emerge victorious. Second places for Antoine Albeau and Karin Jaggi will secure them PWA Slalom world titles for 2010 (Albeau can\’t lose now, and Jaggi literally just needs to show up at Hyeres early next month). More at After a pretty frustrating week, it looks like the racers finally got to let off some steam at Babylon Aya Yorgi nightclub in Çeşme; check out the photos on Sean O\’Brien\’s blog

British RS:X stars Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw both came away with bronze from last week\’s Sail for Gold in Weymouth. A disappointing 7th in the medal race dropped Nick down from the top spot, but Bryony scored a second place to climb up from 4th. More at

Today\’s movie is the final day of the fourth international JP / NP Young Gun Camp at Pro Center Christof Kirschner in Prasonisi, Greece. The kids have been freestyle training with Antxon Otaegui and Andy Bubble Chambers all week, and it looks to have paid off. See the full day-by-day reports on


Beach Telegraph are the first to name a date for the rumoured Cape Verde finale to this year\’s PWA Wave Tour – 15-23 November. Uncorroborated as yet, and still nothing on the PWA site, but as a World Cup judge Brian at Beach Telegraph ought to know what he\’s talking about…

The EFPT have announced Steven \’The Explosion\’ Van Broeckhoven as their 2010 champion. See their interview with the 24-year-old Belgian here…

NeilPryde have unveiled their 2011 wave and crossover sails collection – the Atlas, Combat, Fly2, Firefly and Fusion, all in seriously trippy colourways. Check them out!

And finally, you\’ve got to see this: Boujmaa Guilloul has been working on a forward-loop into back-loop – see the evidence on Continent Seven, as taken from stills on Facebook. Boujmaa says it\’s “Not landed yet, so let\’s cross the fingers for decent conditions.”

Photo Credit: PWA / JC


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