I am Liam Dunkerbeck, a young windsurfer from a little town near Pozo Izquierdo, Gran Canaria, and I’ve been windsurfing since the age of five. Originally I was mostly surfing. When I turned 10, I was starting to enjoy windsurfing sessions a lot more and haven’t looked back since.
Ten days of solid wind combined with stunning, magazine-turquoise waters set the perfect scenario for the 48 fastest slalom windsurfers and the 40 best freestylers to battle their way towards a 2023 World Title.
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.
Jane Seman and Philip Köster crowned themselves as the winners of the PWA – IWT Surazo Infernal in Matanzas, Chile.
After a long absence, the PWA Pozo World Cup has resurfaced with a bang. Philip Köster, hungry for victory, dominated to take the win in the mens fleet while Iballa Moreno beat her sister in the final to take the win in the womens fleet
After years of no large scale events, the 2022 edition of the Defi Wind brought back all of the best elements of the past; lots of wind, lots of action, parties, and the reunion of 1200+ windsurfers from across the globe.
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.
Southerly winds are out of the ordinary on the Canary Islands. Storm Filomena brought days of south winds that allow for sailing lesser known spots. Check out these images and video by the Severne team located on the Canary islands.
Back at it After months of lockdown, windsurfing is now back on the Canary Islands with a bang. A good number of Severne riders are located on the Canaries. In this unprecedented situation, athletes around the world have been forced to sit at home and ride out the...
BIG STEPS Liam Dunkerbeck has made some big steps over the winter. After displaying an impressive performance at the recent Gran Canaria World Cup, he has already shown he is someone to look out for in the near future. The Spanish news, of course, picked up on that...