Windy week with a lot of results

Windy week with a lot of results Ben vd Steen went superfast in gusty conditions, I was there, and also Peter Volwater with new PR (who had to leave early). It is good to know the conditions used for these extreme high speeds. When looking to Peter and Ben the chop was often higher than the … Read more

Wind wind wind wind

Wind wind wind wind Yeah we should get a little bit more wind than average last month, winddirection West South West. Which probably forces all speedsurfers to look for speedspots without tide :(, not much to do about this. Soo 95% chance it will be Strand Horst for me, at this moment it looks like … Read more

Surfmagazine 11/2010

Surfmagazine 11/2010 http://www.extremesportsmagazines.nl/surf/ Great to be in the surfmagazine with this big picture, WOW. I like it a lot 🙂 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 … Read more

Speed Classic 2010 Day 1 video

Speed Classic 2010 Day 1 video Great video, nice to see the conditions. It does look a bit different on video compared to the photos, I guess both were at different times (early vs late competition). Choppy and small swell on video, it would have been nice if the swell was a bit more parallel … Read more

Select S11 Slam [preview]

Select S11 Slam [preview] The replacement for S07. Powerfull fins for the powerfull riders. More lift compared to S10. A tipflex design Sizes 25 – 39cm Prices between €127 and 139,- source: http://windsurfing44.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=3950 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, … Read more

[preview] RRD X-Fire LTD V3

[preview] RRD X-Fire LTD V3 RRD teamrider Marcel Braas told me about the new boards. The 3th serie for Finian Maynard, also this year Finian did great in slalom. Some refinements for the bigger models. I understood the smaller models were fast enough. photo from: http://forum.windsurfing.nl/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=13867538 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his … Read more

New boardrange

  New boardrange I decided to change my boardrange. I have now 5 starboards, all great in some conditions. But since my car is small (and budget for speed not big) I had to pick one board to sell. iSonic 107  (most used size) iSonic 86 (hourrecord- amstelmeerrecord board) iSonic W54 (surprisingly turned out to … Read more

GPS team challenge 5th place

GPS team challenge 5th place Just discovered I am at the 5th place at the gpsteamchallenge individual ranking, thanks to my recent improvement on hour and alpha. Great news to see myself between some big names. Too bad it is soo cold, I just would like to do a very big distance on 1 day … Read more

Evaluation after 8 Months of Speedsurfing

  Evaluation after 8 Months of Speedsurfing Its November, since April I have been speedsurfing without any school or time consuming job, for the record I never lived from unemployment pay (it is all money saved over years)! The goal was improve some personal records and extend this 100% windsurfing period as long as possible. … Read more