Fuerteventura 2015

Spending a few weeks on the desert island Fuerteventura during summer can be great. That’s exactly what happened this summer. Once arrived this certain feeling of serenity starts to circulate through your veins. Nothing can get you out of balance. It’s not about missing any wind. There is plenty. And it’s never cold. But if you are looking for a cooling down, just go for a surfing session or hike up in the dry hills, where the wind gets accelerated over the rocky slopes. It was almost the 20th time spending time on the island, where heavy sandstorms can push over from the Sahara. Exactly such a Calima changed the weather for about 10 days completely. The trades turned off, the sky was covered by heavy grey clouds and the sun had a hard time to break through. Warm water arrived at the south eastern bays and big swarms of Tuna fish swam into the fishing nets. I still remember quite well how tasty the fresh Tuna was, when sitting outside on the wooden bench of the veranda having the Atlantic ocean in our view. And how relaxed it felt to share that moments with great friends.

“Time passes by too fast, unstoppable. Many beautiful moments in between. The life shows you day by day, why it’s the biggest gift…”


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Gran Canaria 2015

We spent an awesome time on Gran Canaria during the PWA World Cup this year. We filmed crazy action in 40 knots+ of wind and had some sessions ourselves at Vargas, too. Gran Canaria delivered this year 100% and got waves, too. Philip Köster went for the triple, almost landed a double Forward off the lip in the same wave and Daida Moreno went for the double Forward. Almost all wave riders stepped up in skills from last year and it was impressive to follow the action at the high wind arena of Pozo. Can’t expect it to return to Gran Canaria soon.

I enjoyed it on land and on water. Some impressions from 2015!

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Spring feelings 2015

The spring arrived just during the first week of May. The leaves are growing , the wine, too and beautiful red corn poppy flowers already swing in the the gentle breeze on the flat fields around the lake.

The temperature of air and water is constantly above 15° during day time. Once an experienced lake local told me, when water and air reach 30° in total windsurfing gets comfortable and relaxed. I just can agree and stored all my long sleeve wetsuits, booties, gloves and hoods down in the basement.


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