waves, culture, aphorisms

Month: January, 2015

Competition and Play / Windsurfing’s Family Tree

Competition and Play “I was just having fun out there,” Levi Siver said after his winning heat of the 2013 Aloha Classic. And his sailing WAS fun. The most memorable part of his winning heat was that he seemed to be playing with the waves rather than working on them. It seems obvious that watching […]

The Why of Windsurfing, or The Warsaw Report

Here are some pictures of Kevin Pritchard that capture what I love about windsurfing. If you don’t like reading or are short on time, look at the pictures and then think about windsurfing indoors. Or, read my story below. On the trading floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, I was told “why” is for […]