Effect of social media – speedsurfing web 2.0

Effect of social media – speedsurfing web 2.0 I was thinking about social media/internet growing/changing so fast. And maybe it is interesting to look to speedsurfing and think of the future. Would it be possible places like facebook or twitter will be more fun to share your speedsurfing session? I think it is. Just share … Read more

New records, speedsurfing-2012-style

New records, speedsurfing-2012-style I have noticed this morning something crazy when I looked to facebook and some windsurfing websites. Speedscene, the main topic of this blog, is soo dynamic. So many interesting new trends(etters)!! Speedsurfing looks to me way different than when I was fully 300% commited and only looking on the GPS numbers. The … Read more

Olympic games – Windsurfing is out

Olympic games – Windsurfing is out I just signed the petition. If you like to see windsurfing as Olympic Discipline vote here, this is the latest tiny little chance and now we need any passionate windsurfer to vote. It is not only about if you like RSX or not, but think about fellow windsurfers who’s … Read more

2012 European Speed Tour

2012 European Speed Tour The 2012 European Speed Tour dates have just recently been released. There is only 4 events this year unfortunately but with the current world wide financial situation making it hard to get financial backing for events we have to be grateful that we have the 4 events that have been organized. … Read more

man riding a red speed surfing board near shore

West Kirby fires for the second time in January

West Kirby fires for the second time in January This time it was only the British, which is to be expected really as the forecast was not great. There were however some really great performances by Portland Pirates members Jim Crossley and Ian Richards. Zara Davis also broke her own World Speed record for Women. … Read more

New quiver for 2012 and plans for reviews

New quiver for 2012 and plans for reviews Happy new year to all of you speedsurfers. It was a great start to the year with sessions across western Europe and many people scoring PB’s within the first 3 days. West Kirby fired and many of you will have already read my report on it. For … Read more

Close footstrap position best? Read this and think again

Close footstrap position best? Read this and think again If you think the smaller distance between front and backfootstrap the better, read this and think again. Maybe adjusting stance on boards is not always the best solution… Making the distance smaller between footstraps is kind of like getting in a racecar, move the carseat in … Read more

Ghosts of speed

Ghosts of speed A speedsurfing documentary in the making, just look at the first video and be amazed :)by: Angelo Pecere & Jeffrey Leeflang facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/282849708418975/A Dark Speedsurfing in Strand Horst from Angelo Pecere on Vimeo. Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, … Read more

Tried to make something out of “not-so-good-footage”

Tried to make something out of “not-so-good-footage” I used one session a headcam  (oregon scientific) for a test, because I would like to do an awesome video someday. The footage turned out to be not so good, today I tried to make something out of it. It was a typical 2010 windsurfing day, lowwind-cloudy-sometimes sun … Read more

This Mistral Board is HOT

This Mistral Board is HOT Chris Lockwood on the smallest Mistral speedboard 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 best out of it and have … Read more