Windfoiling Comes of Age
The addition of a ‘hydrofoil’ to a windsurfing board has been experimented with since the late 70s and into the 80s, but was never taken up as the technology simply was not up to speed. Then there were custom foils being made in limited quantities by some of the earliest pioneering local brands, but it wasn’t until around 2016 that serious inroads to design were reached.
Such has been the euphoria to address wing foiling with full force, that it is now an Olympic sport having taken over from the RSX formula styled boards. Aside of racing, end-users love the fact that in light airs they can be up and flying with relative ease. Windsurfers are taking up wind foiling as a means to getting air borne in light winds and it’s particularly popular with Freeriders, who love to simple cover lots of ground over the weekends.
Mistral Team Rider and Olympian Emma Wilson, is currently pursuing Olympic glory in Paris 2024.
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