Showing posts from September, 2009

New Video

Not a lot of wind on Fehmarn!
Thanks to Johannes for filming and editing.
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Light Wind Fehmarn - A Short Clip from Johannes N on Vimeo.

photos from a low wind session

The wind's been light enough on Fehmarn when these photos were taken. Thanks to my friend Johannes for editing them. Got my new camera today, so there will hopefully be more photos and videos soon. There's some more photos on our website:

Lago di Walchen - Bavaria!

I'm stuck in Bavaria waiting for my new sails to arrive. Meanwhile, I managed to get in two days of windsurfing in low and gusty thermal winds on a lake called Walchensee. My girlfriend's dad, who also lent me his sails, told me that it would be windy up there. The lake is surrounded by mountains and a north-easterly wind is accelerated by their shape. On the way there - not a single trace of wind. But once I made it over the mountain pass I could figure out windsurfers who were actually planing. Rigged a 5.3 and my new RRd twintip 90. Seemed a bit small for a freshwater lake with 3-4 beauforts but it worked surprisingly well.
Didn't manage to nail a clean Switch Kono but I think I can claim my first Culo. Don't know if it's something in between Bob and Culo. I have to see it on video but it felt good anyway. Still haven't figured out what my good tack for switch stance is. It's just crazy. Puneta and Funnell work better on starboard tack, with the left foo…

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