Archive: Amado Vrieswijk
The 2024 Defi Wind recap

The 2024 Defi Wind recap

As we’re all headed back home after this year’s Defi Wind we’re looking back at four days of nonstop fun!

The wind didn’t serve up the typical Tramuntana conditions this year. But rather, it left space open for quiet sun-soaked days of hangouts on the beach, lots of gear talks, activities, and the occasional fun race.

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PWA Gran Canaria World Cup 2023 – eight days of full on action

PWA Gran Canaria World Cup 2023 – eight days of full on action

This year’s Gran Canaria world cup was a week-long windsurfing action reel covering wave, and slalom racing.

Not a single day was quiet during this year’s Gran Canaria World Cup. The first weekend delivered the near-perfect wave conditions we all see in magazine shots. Then followed three days of full-power slalom racing, only to have wave action return the following weekend to bookend an incredible event.

Nearly all podiums had Severne riders present. Amongst others, Daida Moreno won her 22nd Pozo title, and Blanca Alabau won her first-ever women’s slalom victory.

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Severne team successful at PWA Croatia – Sara Wennekes takes the win, Matteo Iachino is third

Severne team successful at PWA Croatia – Sara Wennekes takes the win, Matteo Iachino is third

The island of Bol in Croatia was the host of the first PWA slalom world cup of the year. The conditions switched on every day and provided for eight slalom eliminations in both women and men’s divisions.

For the Severne team, all riding on the new Mach 5 and HyperGlide 5 racing sails, it was successful, to say the least.

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Lanzarote Foil Challenge 2022 – Mateus Isaac wins iQFOiL division, Amado Vrieswijk finishes second overall

Lanzarote Foil Challenge 2022 – Mateus Isaac wins iQFOiL division, Amado Vrieswijk finishes second overall

The 2022 edition of the Lanzarote Foil Challenge was a true challenge. With winds gusting up to 30 knots on certain locations, the this years’ fleet weathered a large spectrum of conditions to complete the nearly 200km long journey. For the Severne team it was yet another successful journey with Mateus Isaac winning the iQFOiL fleet, as well as, finishing third overall. Amado Vrieswijk finished second overall.

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Everything you need to know about your harness lines – hang In There Part 3 Wave & Freestyle

Everything you need to know about your harness lines – hang In There Part 3 Wave & Freestyle

Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, continues his ‘Hang In There’ harness line series looking at different disciplines and sailing styles. For this issue, we shift the focus and harness line positions for the Freewave, Wave & Freestyle playgrounds. So whether you’re a weekend wave warrior or looking to fine tune like a pro, wise up and read on.

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Amado Vrieswijk is 2021 PWA Freestyle World Champion, Maaike Huvermann is vice champion

Amado Vrieswijk is 2021 PWA Freestyle World Champion, Maaike Huvermann is vice champion

The 2021 PWA world tour season has come to an end, and Amado Vrieswijk can call himself the 2021 freestyle World Champion. Maaike Huvermannn is vice world champion. But that’s not all.

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Everything you need to know about your harness lines – Hang In There Part 2 Slalom & Freeride

Everything you need to know about your harness lines – Hang In There Part 2 Slalom & Freeride

Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, continues his quest to help you get the most out of your precious time on the water and your kit. For this feature we continue our ‘Hang In There’ harness line series, looking at different disciplines and styles in windsurfing and draw on the speedy talents of Team Severne top riders.

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Two weeks of competition as the northern hemisphere lights up

Two weeks of competition as the northern hemisphere lights up

AUTUMN IS ON! Autumn has officially started in Europe and is has been a windy one filled with plenty of action and great results for our team riders. With the World Cup in Sylt most of our team emigrated north to join the biggest world cup event of the year including...

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