Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, March 5, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021   

Olympic Classes - Semaine Olympique - Hyères FRA - Canceled !

 Olympic Classes - Semaine Olympique - Hyères FRA - Canceled ! The Olympic week scheduled for mid-April had to be canceled due to France's Corona measure. This means that the Olympic participants will lose their last training opportunity under competition conditions before the Games in July. At the end of this Hyères Olympic Week, the Lasers planned to proclaim the last nation berths for Tokyo. ----- The Trofeo Sofia of Palma has already been postponed, and the World Cup circuit will therefore be substantially reduced this year. ----- The report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021   

470, RS:X-Windsurfer - Portugal Grand Prix - Round 2 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2 - the USA Cowles sisters take the lead

 470, RS:X-Windsurfer - Portugal Grand Prix - Round 2 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2 - the USA Cowles sisters take the lead Light winds prevailed on the 2nd day of the Portugal Grand Prix as well and all classes could sail 2 races each. ----- In the 470 men, the favorites advanced: New leaders are Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP, 3 points ahead of Balasz and Zsombor Gyapjas HUN in 2nd. On rank 3 follow Diego and Pedro Costa POR. Stu McNay/Dave Hughes USA (Trevor Moore Foundation) advanced on rank 5. Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) remain on rank 24. ----- In the 470 women, Carmen and Emma Cowles USA (Larchmont YC) took the lead, with Camille Lecointre/ Aloise Retornaz FRA tied for 2nd. Wanser/Winkel GER are only one point behind in 3rd place. No progress for Atlantic and Nora Brugman USA (Shelter Island YC) now in 16th. Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA (St. Francis YC/New York YC) joined the competition yesterday with two medium ranks and are in 20th place among 26 teams. ----- In the 470 mixed, Nitai Hasson/Saar Tamir ISR remain on top, extending their lead on the tied Vita Heathcote/Ryan Orr GBR and Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) to 5 points. ----- the RS:X windsurfers, Piotr Myszka POL continued to show his superiority with 1st and 2nd places. His lead over Angel Grande ESP is now already 8 points. Pedro Pascual Suitt USA follows on rank 11. ----- Katy Spychakov ISR moved up on top of the female windsurfers with 2 day wins. Giorgia Speciale ITAis still 2nd. ----- All rankings and the event Facebook page with the pictures and the video of the day.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, February 19, 2021
Friday, February 19, 2021   

Olympic Games 2021 - Tokyo JPN - The IOC publishes Playbooks for the Games

 Olympic Games 2021 - Tokyo JPN - The IOC publishes Playbooks for the Games With playbooks for the organisers, the athletes and the media, the IOC wants to make its contribution to Corona-safe Olympic Games. It is still unclear whether the Games will actually take place; in Japan, public approval has fallen massively after the second Corona wave, but the government and the IOC are sticking to the staging of the Games. The report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, January 3, 2021
Sunday, January 3, 2021   

World Sailing - The Year 2020 - a Video Summary

World Sailing has summarized the year 2020 in a 2-minute video. Despite Corona, numerous highlights took place such as the inaugural events of the new Olympic classes Foil Windsurf and Kite Foil, the first preparatory regattas for the America's Cup, or, currently, the Vendée Globe, which is now one of the top events of the entire world sport. ----- The Video.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Tuesday, December 29, 2020   

Wing-Foil - World Tour 2020 - Tarifa ESP - Final results - Swiss win in Men competition as well

 Wing-Foil - World Tour 2020 - Tarifa ESP - Final results - Swiss win in Men competition as well Yesterday at the last event of the Wing Foil World Tour in Tarifa ESP, it was the turn of the men. After the Swiss double victory in the women's event, Balz Müller SUI ensured a Swiss victory in the men's event as well. In the Final, he defeated Titouan Galea FRA, the winner of the penultimate World Tour event in Fortaleza BRA a month ago. In a hard-fought Semifinal, Galea FRA narrowly eliminated Maxime Chabloz SUI, who secured 3rd place in the Petite Final. ----- The report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, December 28, 2020
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, December 21, 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020   

Kite-Foil - European Championship - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 4 - de Ramecourt FRA superior champion - Markus Erdegan USA 10th

 Kite-Foil - European Championship - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 4 - de Ramecourt FRA superior champion - Markus Erdegan USA 10th Intensive program on the final day of the European Kite-Foil Championships in Las Palmas: 6 races were held, without changing the order on the podium: Théo De Ramecourt FRA won again two races and finished superiorly ahead of Maxime Nocher FRA and Guy Bridge GBR. ----- The only North American Markus Erdegan USA had an excellent last day climbing up 10 places on the 10th final position among the 54 participants from 16 nations. ----- The ranking list and the report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, December 20, 2020
Sunday, December 20, 2020   

Kite-Foil - European Championship - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 3

French domination again on the third day of the European Kite-Foil Championship on the Canaries: Théo de Ramecourt FRA extended his lead with 3 more race wins, and Maxime Nocher FRA was three times 2nd. The only rider keeping up halfway was Guy Bridge GBR in 3rd. ----- Ellie Aldridge GBR is still the best-ranked woman in 18th place. ----- Markus Edegran USA follows in 20th. ----- The ranking, the report and the video of the day.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, December 19, 2020
Saturday, December 19, 2020   

Kite-Foil - European Championship - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 2

The Kite-Foil European Championship continued yesterday with two races. ----- Théo de Ramecourt FRA won again twice and leads clearly in front of Maxime Nocher FRA, who finished twice in 2nd yesterday. Guy Bridge GBR follows on rank 3. Florian Gruber GER is now 7th. ----- Ellie Aldridge GBR follows as the best woman on rank 16. Markus Edegran USA could improve on rank 20. ----- The ranking list, the report and the video of the day.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, December 18, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020   

Kite-Foil - European Championship - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 1 - Markus Edegran USA 23rd after 3 races

Windy start to the European Foil-Kite Championship on the Canary Islands! In a breeze around 20kn, three races could be completed yesterday morning. With the wind increasing to over 40kn, the afternoon program had to be canceled. ----- With three victories, Théo de Ramecourt FRA dominated the event. Maxime Nocher FRA finished three times on 2nd but had to accept a disqualification. Guy Bridge GBR and Florian Gruber GER are the first pursuers. Markus Edegran USA is on rank 23 among the 54 riders. ----- Elie Aldridge GBR is the best-ranked woman in 13th place. ----- The rankings and the report.
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