windsurfing rietvlei

Some HOT SHOTS that are windsurfing at Rietvlei

HUGO SOUZA
BRA 204
RRD, Wind Jeri

1st PWA event entered Fuerteventura Freestyle 2013. Favourite board: RRD 88 2012. Best move: Kabikuchi, Double Culo, FlakaShakaFlaka

ALBERTO MENEGATTI
ITA 4
Starboard, Point-7

2023: Slalom Vice World Champion, Italian windsurfing champion 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012, 12th PWA world tour 2012, 4th FW world championship 2009, former YOUTH WORLD CHAMPION, YOUTH EUROPEAN CHAMPION. R.I.P.

STEVEN VAN BROECKHOVEN
B 72
F2, Gaastra

2009: 1st EFPT Overall, 5th PWA Overall Freestyle, 1st EFPT Rip Curl Prince of the Wind, Naxos, – 1st EFPT Alacati King of the Bay, 1st EFPT Palekastro Freestyle,1st EFPT Milos Beach Corona Lefkada Open, 1st EFPT Toshiba Freestyle Grand Prix Sardinië
2008: 4th EFPT overall, 1st Overall “O’Neill The Crowning2”, 1st NK Freestyle men

WERNER GNIGLER

Regularly testing new boards at Riet Vlei. Worked 15 years for F2 and shaped many popular boards like the Comet Slalom or the Xantos ranges. Since 2000 with JP and responsible for the whole board and fin range (except the Radical Waves).

MICAH BUZIANIS
USA 34
JP, Neil Pryde

March 2008: Currently testing new shapes with Werner Gnigler. 2006 PWA Racing Overall 2 nd place, PWA Sylt World Cup 1 st place 2005 PWA Racing World Champion, IFCA Slalom World Champion 2004 Formula World Champion, 2003 PWA Racing World Champion

JEM HALL
RRD, Ezzy

Feb. 2008: Doing clinics with some local windsurfers. THANK’S JEM !! Top UK windsurf coach, has coached two of the UK’s best professional sailors, Chris Audsley and John Skye, and actively advises and mentors many top professional windsurfers.

JAKUB KOSMOWSKI
POL 288
Tabou, Gaastra

Season 2007/08: Spending European winter in Cape Town. 2007 European Freestyle Pro Tour 4 th place, Toro Andaluz 2 nd place 2006 European Freestyle Pro Tour 8 th place, Toro Andaluz 1 st place 2005 Polish Championships 1st place

BEN PROFFITT
K 800
Fanatic, Simmer

Season 2007/08: Spending European winter in Cape Town. 2006 British Wave Champ, Red Bull Storm Chase Rider 2005 Waves Tiree Wave Classic 1st, British Freestyle Champs 2nd 2004 British Freestyle Championships 1st, PWA Pozo – Waves 5th

ANDREAS
OLANDERSSON
S 66
Fanatic, Simmer

Season 2007/08: Spending European winter in Cape Town. 2007 European Freestyle Pro Tour 8 th place, Rhodos Freestyle 5 th place 2006 European Freestyle Pro Tour 3 rd place, Toro Andaluz 1 st place 2005 European Freestyle Pro Tour 4 th place, Freestyle Classic – Weiden 4 th

OISIN VAN GELDEREN
IR 777
JP, Neil Pryde

Spends his 4th season in Cape Town – looking forward to number 5 🙂 2006 Red Bull Storm Chase Rider. 2007 Big Bay Classic 3rd place 2004 Irish Wave & Freestyle Champion At least 7 times IWA Irish Wave Champion. Holds 11 other Irish National titles in Slalom, Racing and Speed.

TINE SLABE
SLO 6
F2, Naish

Season 2006/07: Training in Cape Town – 2007 Big Bay Classic 4 th place 2006 European Freestyle Pro Tour 9 th, Red Bull Storm Rider – PWA Israel – 5th 2005 European Freestyle Pro Tour 8 th place, world speed cup Namibia 3rd Slovenian freestyle champion 2003, 2004

NORMAN GÜNZLEIN
G 186
JP, Neilpryde

Jan, Feb 2007: Training in Cape Town 2006 European Freestyle Pro Tour 5 th, 2005 IFCA Production Board World Champion Freestyle 2005 European Freestyle Pro Tour 3 rd, German Freestyle Champion 2005