Despite also being the head judge of the event, Scott managed to sneak away for his heats and ride some bombs.
On the last day of the event, Scott has this to say: “Well yesterday was a bit of a treat for the Windsurfing Western Australia ‘maggot creek’ classic which certainly lived up to its name. Managed to walk away with the chocolates which was also a pleasant surprise. This was def a highlight moment of the day though as I can remember straightening out being a tad mesmerised with what I was looking at. Huge thanks to Ian Pott who made the whole event stay alive overcoming numerous obstacles. And super stoked on the grommet froth getting to go out late in the day.“
The winners of the event;
1st Scott Mckercher
2nd Simon Peters
3rd Bastien Escofet
1st Jonah Desforges
2nd Peter Kenyon
3rd Paul Lane
1st Karin Jaggi
2nd Jane Seman
3rd Maeli Cherel
1st Sam Burnett
2nd Ilya Panagushin
1st Ollie Desforges
2nd Kai Morris
3rd Camillo Pillonel
A big thanks to the organisers of the Margaret River Wave Classic 2021 for putting on this event. You can find more information about the event on the Windsurfing Western Australia Facebook page.
More Severne news
The 2022 freestyle season has officially started. The Freestyle Pro Tour (FTP) just finalised its first event at Lake Neuseedl in Austria, and the Severne team occupied podium positions in both the women’s and men’s fleets.
After the return of Defi Wind Superstars in 2021, the full scale Defi Wind we all know is back, and will happen from May 26 to May 29. The Severne crew and the majority of the Severne team will be present throughout the whole event.
Severne reaches yet another milestone by introducing the new “Hydro” foil racing board into its fleet. With the introduction of the Hydro, new team riders like Mateus Isaac and Luuc Vanopzeeland will be pushing this board to its maximum on the racecourse around the world.
Severne Team Rider and International coach Simon Bornhoft continues his Windwise series on how best to develop your windsurfing skills. In this part, Simon goes deeper into how to prepare for your next wave session, even though you might not have access to waves.
Five episodes of “Flight School” videos with Severne rider Sebastian Kördel are now online. These first episodes cover anything from your first steps to nailing those foiling gybes.
Ireland has been on Dieter Van der Eyken’s list of places to visit for years. This winter, he was able to make a visit with his van to explore new beaches and breaks with his van. Here is his video story.
Severne Team Rider and International coach Simon Bornhoft has helped thousands of recreational sailors to get into or improve their wave sailing skills on his Windwise courses. So if you’re on the cusp of venturing into any wave environment here are some skills that can be learnt on flat water and transferred into the rough stuff. Follow these wise words to increase your enjoyment and success rate in 2022!
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.
Severne rider Sebastian Kördel is launching “Flight School”; a series of videos aimed at guiding beginners and experienced foilers alike. Whether you’re a beginner or fine tuning your foil gybes, this will be the right series for you. The first episode covers your first steps into the water, as well as, your first flight.