Here's my amazing excuse for:
1. the lack of update recently and
2. the lack of action footage
I got back to Perth 3 weeks ago. It's just so good to be back and to know another amazing Australian summer's awaiting. We hit the road pretty much straight after I arrived and drove north. The forecast was promising with big swell, a bit of seabreeze and some good morning surf. And that's exactly what happened - we surfed and windsurfed all day, every day, in perfect conditions. So for the lack of footage: we just couldn't just sit and watch, too busy making the most out of it all. To be honest, we thought about it on the way up, planning to make a little video clip out of our road trip, but once there we completely forgot about it... And for the lack of update: well too busy again and no internet.
More good news is that I've got a new sponsor, ION!!! They will be supporting me with their awesome wetsuits, harnesses, clothes and all the other accessories that I'd possibly need. I just got a big box from them full of presents and went straight out for en early freestyle this morning to try my new Trinity overknee wetsuit and Relay harness. They're super comfy, warm and stretchy. Awesome.
Below is a nice article published 2 weeks ago in a Swiss newspaper, "Journal de Morges".
We've had a few sails around here too. Lano's been good a couple of times, had a bit of freestyle in Perth, been cruising around on my new sick skateboard and just enjoying life in WA.
It's what that old Bedouin guy told me about that place... And I couldn't agree more.
The sea and the desert. The full moon freestyle sessions. Cruise along, look up and see shooting stars. Rays, turtles and dolphins joining in.
We've been very privileged to get these amazing days in a little lost corner of the world, and we'll definitely remember them for a very long time.
It wasn't easy to get back to "reality", but then Dahab isn't a bad place for that and the transition was smooth enough. We ended up the trip with some really good days on the water and quality time with good mates.
Miss you all already, thanks for such great moments!
Here a mix of pictures from that trip and from Dahab. Thanks little bro for all the photos!
After a couple of days break, the wind is back and we've had some fun sessions out there.
Awesome to sail with everyone, training hard and learning new moves. Getting some good footage too, will put together a video clip once we're back and less busy windsurfing...
Thanks Jérôme for the pics!!!
Just got back from a little trip up the coast, far from everything. Although it's not such a secret spot anymore, it is still a very special place and I believe - hope would be a better word for it - that it will remain like this for the many years to come. Luckily it is pretty remote and going there is a mission, which is why I think it will stay unspoilt for a long time...
We slept under the stars, scored a perfect day of windsurfing, got looked after and fed amazing meals by the Bedouins.
Pics ©Jérôme Treboux.
John Carter has just uploaded his pictures on the pwa website. There are some really, really cool ones, you should definitely go and check them out on the pwa website. Action, lifestyle, it's all there and looking great.
Thought I'd post a couple of them here, as well as some by Jan Wachtemeester.