Giovanni Passani (Tabou Boards, GA Sails, AL360, LSD Fins) is one of the most talented freestyler in circulation. For a few years he moved to Sardinia, its level is steadily increasing and it shows in the races in which he participated: Italian Championship, EFPT and PWA. Here is the interview. RIW: Hi John. The season has just [...]
06/10/2017 – Ninth day of event for the Aloha Classic 2017 and we round up male and female pro batteries of round 3. After the usual morning skippers meeting on Hookipa Meanwhile completes all other categories: amateur wins the American Damien Girardin (Naish), between the Master WINS Kai Katchadourian [...]
At Windfestival 2017 Claudio Bailey (responsible for Simmer Style Italy) presented some new models of the new collection 2018 boards Simmer Style: the new slalom 3XS table and’ designed by the Italian Green while the new freestyle board shaper Aurelio Whip and’ designed by shaper Ola Helenius in collaboration with pro freestyler [...]
Santa Teresa Gallura 6 November 2017. Ended yesterday, with a new great success the event windsurfing sports Ajo tourist-Classic 2017. A veritable feast of sport than that for three days saw the Bay of Porto Liscia, between the town of Santa Teresa and Palau, colour [...]
Also because of race conditions and critical dependence on call, in recent years Italy organize a wave and freestyle competition and’ become not easy.
Just finished the stage wave AICW 2017 in RIWmag, Sandy reached Christian Siringo, Vice President of AICW and head of artistic disciplines, freestyle and wave precisely.
RIW: Hello Christian. Let's do a quick summary of the earlier episodes. Last year you had resigned because of problems for organizing the freestyle competitions during the Windsurfing Grand Slam of Torbole. Then with the opening of the new four years you have been re-elected head of wave and freestyle disciplines. Surely you've done the experience of last year. What and’ changed this year from an organisational point of view and offer of races against riders?
RIW: This year the freestyle Championship stage scheduled for Puzziteddu it’ been called for lack of conditions during its waiting period. The freestyle competitions were therefore concentrate in the week of the Championship on Lake Garda which finally worked. What’ your current balance?
RIW: Reached the goal of freestyle competitions in 2017, that wave race is not’ been so’ granted, but in the end at least one stage and’ completed. And’ cosi’ hard to call a race wave with the waiting period so’ large?
05/10/2017 – Eighth day of event for the Aloha Classic 2017 and complement the masculine pro batteries of round 2. After the usual morning skippers meeting on Hookipa other categories are released and here are the results of heat carried out: From heat 13 advancing Fernandes (MaverX, Al360, Dakine, 99, Severne). From [...]
The pro rider Frenchman Adrien Bosson (Connect Together, Fanatic, North Sails, ION, Maui Ultra-bright Fins, SFWO, The Cahute Windsurf School) publish the video summary of his freestyle and wave outputs of last August in his home spots to Le Brusc and Coudouliere (Toulon) between a stage PWA and the other. source: Adrien Bosson video: Chris Tallen [...]
04/10/2017 – Seventh day of event for the Aloha Classic 2017 and finally return to male and female water pro batteries. After the usual morning skippers meeting on Hookipa other categories are released and here are the results of heat carried out: From heat 3 advance Kai Lenny (Naish Sails, Naish Boards, MFC, [...]
04/11/2017 – After 5 day event and 16 Racing is racing with the foil that with normal fins and’ concluded the first World Championship RS:Convertible Wind Foiling on Terceira at the Azores. Among the 20 men enrolled you force the Frenchman Thomas Goyard, followed with a little’ behind the Danish [...]
German Adi Beholz (Sailloft, Patrik) post a video of his outings in Sardinia on the spot of Vignola and Funtana Meiga: “I decided to spend the first winter on this Italian gem. For now I only have two sessions captured in the room. Take these into consideration and I hope to soon have more material.” source: [...]