NÄSTA

A Swell Time in GC

November 05, 2010 @ 21:44:48   Foto PWA

Eleazar Alonso

1 AV 2

When pictures like the one above drop into your inbox it's almost impossible not to feel envious. Normally you can forgive those residing in tropical locations for such wave perfection, but to make matters worse, these are European monsters. Next time we'll pay more attention to the forecast, just like Eleazar Alonso (Naish, Naish) did…


Words from Ele:

"The week began with the charts on windguru calling for an Easterly wind, which in Gran Canaria means only one thing - head North! 

As the week went by, the forecast looked more and more promising, so the night before I knew it was on I alerted fellow GC rippers, Dario Ojeda (Tabou, Simmer, Dakine, MFC), Omar Sanchez (RRD), Jose Romero (JP, NeilPryde), and my friend Carlos. I couldn't sleep that night because I had so many emotions running through my body. I felt nervous and excited about the day ahead.

After a sleepless night, when the sun eventually rose that morning it was very windy in Las Palmas, so I didn't hesitate and jumped straight in the van to make the drive North.

I headed to the spot known as Bokine (Banaderos) and it looked perfect for my 4.4 Naish Boxer and 74L board. The waves were averaging out at mast high, and sometimes bigger in the sets. It was without doubt one of the best days windsurfing i've ever experienced in my life, and reminded me of my trip to Maui."



KOMMENTERA

Security Image

RELATERADE ARTIKLAR

LÄS SENASTE NUMRET

page1

DE FEM MEST LÄSTA

Trimaransegling med Team Francis Joyon

Vi kliver ombord och åker med på Team Francis Joyon och deras Trimaran IDEC.    Vågsegling har vi sett många exempel på tidigare ...

Vendée Globe: Spänning på ny nivå

Med mindre än 400 nm kvar till mållinjen är det ett spännande avslut ...

Värmer upp inför European Yacht of ...

Det är 25 båtar som är nominerade till European Yacht of the Year och det ...

VECKANS 5 MEST LÄSTA: Exempel på fa...

Det är alltid intressant att summera föregåe...

Svensk andraplats på Monaco Optimi...

Under helgen gick Monaco Optimist Team Race av stapeln och de nordiska länderna domin...
















































x