Intermediate

Intermediate

Donkey Gybe with Philip Soltysiak

Here at Boards we decide to catch up with pro freestyler Philip Soltysiak for a breakdown on some of the more older school carving moves....

Donkey Gybe with Philip Soltysiak
Intermediate

Blasting Tips with Dempsey

Olympic windsurfer, Nick Dempsey and Volvo have teamed up to bring you this technique video which we are sure almost everyone will enjoy. In Nick’s...

Blasting Tips with Dempsey
Intermediate

Into The Footstraps

Next up in the Get Windsurfing technique video series is this useful one on how to get planing and into the footstraps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB30KgpTnZ4

Into The Footstraps
Intermediate

Cribby Goes 500k Downwind With 11 Guests

That’s right, Guy Cribb, who is well known for his long distance feats is setting off on another adventure today. To mark the occasion we...

Cribby Goes 500k Downwind With 11 Guests
Intermediate

Wave Training - Here's How

Ever considered taking part in a wave event? Well not that there is any reason to hold you back from entering one of the popular...

Wave Training - Here's How
Intermediate

How To Master The Master Blaster - Part Three

A simple guide to ‘slalom’… everything you need to know if you are thinking about entering your first master blaster or slalom event. Click here to...

How To Master The Master Blaster - Part Three
Intermediate

My First Forward Loop

Following  yesterday’s feature ‘My First Carve Gybe’  Boards now present stories of the next mile stone move in many windsurfers lives, the forward loop. Find...

My First Forward Loop
Intermediate

My First Carve Gybe

Originally published in the Spring Summer 2012 edition of Boards print magazine, a collection of British windsurfers recount the first time they mastered one of...

My First Carve Gybe
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Jump!

To complete his Make Your Move series Simon Bornhoft looks at some inspiring training methods to start, improve and master your jumping skills. Photos:...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Jump!
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Mega Manoeuvrability

With deep winter on its way Simon Bornhoft looks at a fun, dynamic, body warming windsurfing exercise with great added value. Photos: Karen Bornhoft...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Mega Manoeuvrability
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Swift Exits

As winter tightens its grip we all want to spend what time we can blasting over the cooler water rather than submersed in it....

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Swift Exits
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Duck-Gybe

Can’t gybe? Don’t worry, you stand a very decent chance of duck-gybing! Simon Bornhoft breaks down this seemingly elusive ‘trick’ to make it achievable...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Duck-Gybe
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Gybing Pt 2

Simon Bornhoft strongly suggests working on these skill and move enhancing drills, which will help you MAKE YOUR MOVE while having a great time...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Gybing Pt 2
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Gybing Pt 1

Simon Bornhoft breaks key transitions down into component parts to dramatically speed up the understanding, training time and probability of actually MAKING YOUR MOVES!...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Gybing Pt 1
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Make Your Move!

In this new series Simon Bornhoft gives us the best possible method to achieve the ‘stock moves’. A self-coaching, run-by-run methodology and specific skills...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Make Your Move!
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Summer Session

Simon Bornhoft identifies a counterintuitive eureka moment that enables beginners and intermediates to master helicopter tacks, and links the same theme into the granddaddy...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Summer Session
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Sheet Out!

In the penultimate feature of the series Simon Bornhoft looks at a very counterintuitive action that influences waterstarting, non-planing and planing gybes, duck gybes...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Sheet Out!
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Let It Be...

Simon Bornhoft looks at a very common counterintuitive moment that affects us every time we rotate our rigs at the end of a transition. Simon...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Let It Be...
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Help or Hinder?

If you’ve been overwhelmed when waterstarting, confused when cornering or dunked when duck gybing, there’s a high chance that you might have been fooled by...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Help or Hinder?
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Kill or Cure?!?

Simon Bornhoft explores the counterintuitive moments in windsurfing… Photos: WindWise / Karen Bornhoft A frustrated gyber once proclaimed that windsurfing was like getting in a...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Kill or Cure?!?
Intermediate

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Your Action Plan

To finish off his expose on how the windsurfing body works, Simon Bornhoft summarises the key performance enhancing actions for you to try the next...

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Your Action Plan
Intermediate

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Rule Breakers

Simon Bornhoft looks at when technique, form and normal perceptions go against conventional wisdom. Photos: WindWise / Karen Bornhoft Simon Bornhoft looks at when technique,...

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Rule Breakers
Intermediate

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Shifting & Switching

Simon Bornhoft reveals how our body mechanics determine if we can or can’t move our feet for tacks and gybes. “Everything’s fine until I move...

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Shifting & Switching
Intermediate

Windwise: Winter MOT with Simon Bornhoft

Even if spring has well and truly sprung, it’s still a good idea to have a tinker and a tune with your kit. So lets...

Windwise: Winter MOT with Simon Bornhoft