News Headlines – Thu 22nd

The countdown to the final PWA event of the season hits the red today, as the Reno World Cup Sylt Super Grand Slam starts tomorrow, with the best of the world\’s male and female wavesailors, men\’s freestylers and slalom racers all getting set to mount one last challenge for glory this season. Read the official event preview at

Did we mention that Philip Koster has already secured the 2011 World Wave title?!? Probably… And to celebrate his achievement sail sponsor NeilPryde are offering a prize of his signature sail, the Atlas, for the best action picture entered into their photo contest on – more on the Atlas at

Onto another double-meister who\’s also famously been flirting with the triple, as it will be good to see Boujmaa Guilloul back on the water having stayed at home in Morocco during PWA Klitmoller. Might we be seeing another triple attempt? Find out in an interview with Severne team mates Scott McKercher, Jaeger Stone and Dany Bruch at

For today\’s flick, check out Marcilio Browne, Fabian Weber and pre-Cold Hawaii casualty Klaas Voget on fire in Maui, Fuerte, Chile and South Africa in Shut Your Eyes and Feel the Force II – courtesy of neoprene sponsors ION, who have just launched their slick new 2012 website full of wetsuits, harnesses, accessories and apparel at


After Sylt, British wavesailing eyes will turn to Scotland for the 25th Tiree Wave Classic, 8-14 October. And if you\’re planning to make pilgrimage north but haven\’t registered yet you\’d best be quick – pre-event registration closes on Monday at

Time for some super-quick event round-ups now: Alberto Menegatti has been named 2011 Italian Formula Windsurfing Champion at; Garda \’style-merchant Mattia Fabrizi won the Italian Freestyle Championships in Sardinia according to; and back in Blighty we hear that Dave Coles \’easily\’ won last weekend\’s UKWA Christchurch Formula meet ahead of Chris Bond and Bob Ingram at

And finally, no sooner have the nation\’s students gone back to university after a summer full of fun and frolics than the Student Windsurfing Association announce details of their annual windsurfing festival – Aussie Kiss 10 at Bude Holiday Park and Roadford Water in Devon on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 October 2011. The party theme this year? \’Aussie Kiss XXX\’ – it\’s going to get naughty! More at


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