Speedteam Lauwersmeer Intro

Speedteam Lauwersmeer Intro Here it is Ingolf his movie about the upgraded 2011 speedteam Lauwersmeer. Have fun guys! Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore and to challenge himself. During his life he is trying to get the … Read more

There is no better workout than windsurfing!

There is no better workout than windsurfing! January 2011 has been a good month so far, we have windsurfed many times in the Netherlands. Now at least till the weekend below zero  Celsius at night :(, so maybe some icesurfers get some action. Lets hope it becomes warmer at the end of this week. Just … Read more

Windsurfing in the cold

Windsurfing in the cold Now suddenly windsurfing 2 days in a row (weeks of snow, ice and other bad stuff). After some time sitting onshore it is fun to go out on the water again. December was not possible to surf and I had no problems with that 2010 was great. But January 2011 is one big … Read more

Speedsurfing / Windsurfing – Hypothermia Risks

Speedsurfing / Windsurfing – Hypothermia Risks Last session it was still cold, both the air and water temperature was around 3 degrees Celsius. But we went windsurfing, I was not aware it was this cold somehow. My bottomline at this moment with my current wetsuit is 5 or 6 degrees air temperature. The session was … Read more

Back in the day – 1992 – Martin reports

Martin van Meurs made himself popular in the Netherlands.  Promoting GPS-speedsurfing, recordattempts and the idea speedsurfing is just the best thing ever. Read about Martin his thoughts some years ago. I translated some parts which are interesting “In 3 years we should go 100km/h” “On a speedboard you’re constantly tightrope walking, searching for the ultimate … Read more

4 November – Strand Horst

4 November – Strand Horst Another Strand Horst session, with at least some better feeling afterwards regarding tuning :), also learned something else…GP3S comment: Tuningday :), started with W44+5.6, this was OK but the gusts gone by and it was nearly impossible to catch these gusts with some speed. After doing 4 speedruns in 1 … Read more

Björn and Carlos about the Starboard Speed Specials 2011

Björn and Carlos about the Starboard Speed Specials 2011 Source: http://www.star-board.com/AutumnWinter2011/news_events/read.php?threadid=9842 Björn Dunkerbeck and Carlos Sosa are explaining the thoughts behind the boards. But also results during testing the final proto boards. Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore … Read more