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Ice surfer MKII

one thing about the first ice surfer I built is that it’s exceptionally heavy, it must weight around ten kilos! So I thought that I would have a go at making a more lightweight board, I got hold of a cheap second-hand MBS mountain board when I was in the UK last month. 76 more words


Ice Boards from across the Baltic

I’ve been taking an interest in the endlessly fascinating number of designs of iceboards that people turn up with, many of them are home built and they are a microcosm of the ingenuity of the human race to solve the same problem in an endless number of different ways. 195 more words


Windsurf Action!

Northern Californians, who windsurf in the Sacramento River Delta, are anticipating the season which begins as early as Easter weekend this year. In an area reserved for limited camping, windsurfers and kite-boarders eagerly await the day they can move in their trailers and gear. 38 more words


Whales–Sorry No Windsurfing Today

I got home from work today and checked out conditions. The wind was strong, in the region of rigging a 4.2, but no waves, damn. 111 more words


Amazing Women In Sport Windsurfing Video!

So last week I was semi-glued to Twitter when this fabulous video popped up on my timeline!

It’s from Windsurfer Lizzie Baillie and it’s so beautiful and inspirational I just had to share.

A x

Women In Sport

That's What Friends are For

I have always believed that I was rich… in my social relationships.

Humans are designed to build social capital, “ the network of social connections that exist between people, and their shared values and norms of behavior, which enable and encourage mutually advantageous social cooperation.” (Dictionary.com) 536 more words


The Past, Present and Future of Windsurfing...

The history of windsurfing started in 1948 when Newman Darby, a 20 year old American created a floating platform which looked more like a catamaran than a windsurfing board on which he mounted a sail. 80 more words