News Headlines – Thu 2nd

Well, there\’s no doubting who\’s world windsurfing\’s man of the moment right now as Antoine Albeau has dominated a nuclear second day of slalom competition at PWA Costa Brava in Catalunya, posting another pair of bullets in 40+ knot winds to leave him sitting pretty with a perfect score after four rounds. Check out this insane action from day two courtesy of PWA / Tonix – read the full report and keep up with the latest at


Not a million miles away, east along the Mediterranean coast to Gruissan in France, today is the first day of competition at the legendary Défi Wind mass-participation long-distance racing. Keep up with the live action at

Talking of mass-participation racing, don\’t forget to register for this year\’s British National Windsurfing Festival – and here, from Chris \’Muzza\’ Murray, is a handy teaser to get you in the mood for the 2011 Hayling Island extravaganza. Secure your spot for September this year at


Out in Lefkas, Max Rowe is the latest competitor to post a review of EFPT Milos Beach last week. See exactly what he thinks of 9th place at Meanwhile uber-blogger Zakel has posted a \’best of\’ action gallery at Next up, starting today in fact, is EFPT Sardinia where 31 riders have registered for competition at Porto Liscia – read the event preview and keep up with all the latest action at

Now let\’s head inland again as the River Rippers seem to be going from strength to strength just now – the latest session they\’ve documented is from St Lawrence River ripper Jean-Sebastien Rousseau who scored a big day at St-Jean / L\’Ile D\’Orléans on May 28th. Check it out at

In the mood for some wave action? So are we – and thanks to Mikey Clancy and Timo Mullen for this little gem as the Starboard / Severne Irish lads score another magic session at their favourite spot of Magheroarty on Ireland\’s north west coast. More at /


Talking of waves, RRD\’s newest ripper Dario Ojeda seems to have his finger on the PWA pulse this season. Having broken the news last week that PWA Tenerife is confirmed he\’s now calling Pozo for 5-10 July at … and lo-and-behold it has indeed been quietly confirmed and previewed for men\’s and women\’s waves at

And finally, after the slalom boys are done at Costa Brava it\’s freestyle again as the World Tour moves on to Bonaire. Which gives us a great excuse to show you some of the latest from teddy-bear-loving Japanese filmmaker Kuma Movie featuring Bastien Rama, Remko de Weerd, Davy Scheffers and more \’styling up Lac Bay. More madness at

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Photo Credit: PWA / JC


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