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Joan Sandalinas

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WELCOME TO THE JOAN SANDALINAS WINDSURF PAGE

I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT!

KEEP ON WINDSURFING

 

 

   HISTORY

        Windsurf consists in moving a board using the wind energy, it's a modern sport created by Jim Drake in    the 60's but they have changed a lot since they have credated.

 

                                                                                       

                                                                                                          JIM DRAKE

 

       In the 70's the winsurf have extended for the world, but in Hawaii they watch the inestability if the board and you put a footstraps, this instrument improve the stability for the board and the sail. In the 80's  the final improvement of this sport, they have a small board and improve the sail, in 1984 became an olympic sport. 

                            

 

                                               

                               JIM DRAKE BOARD                                              NOW AT DAYS  

 

 

                                                                                                                                                    

 

   EQUIPEMENT

       For the windsurf you need to have water and wind, from they you need a board and a sail.

                                  

 

                                                              

 

                                                                    

   LANGUAGE 

       There you have some vocabulary:

       Back loop: Is to do circle in the air using the water and wind enrgy.

       Water start: Is to move the board from the water with a foot in the ground.

       Escala Beufort: To calculate the wind.

       Be catapulted: To be catapulted out the table because the sail have more strainht than you.

                                                                        

                                       BACK LOOP                                                        ESCALA BEUFORT                

        

    FAMOUS WINDSURFERS

        I don't have a favourite windsurfer but i gift you the names of a famous windsurfer: 

       Maria Alabau.

                                     

       Robert Staunton Nash.

                                    

       Kiri Thode.

 

                                    

                                    

                                     

   WINDSURF & I

        I started going windsurfing in the summer and I'm not very good at it but I love it!

        

       

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