WINDSURF MAGAZINE #404 JUNE 2021
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Cover Florian Jung flying in South Africa. Photo Samuel Tomé.
BIG JUICY READS
CALL OF DUTY
John Carter and Timo Mullen storm chase to Fraisthorpe on England’s northeast coast. JC tells us more about the session and Mark Dowson gives us the details on his local.
Marco Lang and Lena Erdil give us the lowdown from El Medano, Tenerife, as the pros prepare for the 2021 racing season.
GOING FOR GOLD
Sam Ross tells us how the selection process for the British Sailing team works and the training already underway for the 2024 Olympics.
Former European freestyle champion and multiple British windsurfing champion, John Skye, gives us an insight into what has shaped his long and varied windsurfing career.
Two-time European tow-in freestyle champion Sam Esteve is known for his slick moves. The young Frenchman tells us all about his windsurfing and ambitions.
María Andrés sings the praises of her local spots around Los Caños de Meca in the south of Spain and gives us a guide to some of her favourites.
THE LIFE OF LINA
Lina Erpenstein has finished fourth in the PWA rankings three years in a row, all whilst studying to be a doctor; she tells us more about her varied life.
Reader Rob Jarvis offers some entertaining tips for every windsurfer! Or as he told us, “Ten mistakes I’ve made, that good sailors don’t!”
2021 FREERIDE FOIL BOARDS
The test team don their flying gear to check out some of the latest wind foil boards on the market. These include:
FANATIC BEE 7’8”,
JP AUSTRALIA FREEFOIL 115 LXT,
SEVERNE ALIEN 125,
SLINGSHOT WIZARD 130,
STARBOARD FOIL FREERIDE 150 WOOD SANDWICH,
TABOU MAGIC CARPET 110 MTE.
2021 FREERIDE FOIL CATCH-UP TEST
The test team review the NeilPryde Glide Wind 13 freeride foil.
PETER HART MASTERCLASS – MISSION PLANING GYBE – PART 1
In the first of a two-parter on planing gybes, Harty starts by looking at revising your approach and attitude.
JEM HALL – TACK ATTACK!
Jem outlines the main tips you need to achieve progression in your tacking technique.
LATEST & GREATEST
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SITTIN’ ON THE DUNNY
EDITORIAL – REVIVAL
The Editor takes a look at windsurfing’s revival.
AFFAIRS OF THE HART – WINNING IS FOR LOSERS
Harty discusses research that shows having your eye solely on the prize may not be the best winning strategy.