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My last – rather technical post – received mediocre viewing, so I’m forced to use lethal weapons to attract your attention…

Here is Janni Honscheid !

 

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If you read the previous post with the 2016 season’s review, you already know that my small Cross 84, failed to complete the season, due to structural breakdown.

Expecting to repair a wooden-skinned  board first week of August, proved unrealistic. Not even the bamboo veneers supplier was in town. This idle time, allowed me to reconsider: I never really liked the heavily loaded decoration of this dynamically sailing board – especially the blue/white pads. Having just 2 options – black or white – I chose black. The original Exocet footstraps are not very comfortable (which is something repeatedly pointed out by testers), so I decided to change them as well. At the beginning, I thought black footstraps would be nice, but when I tried blacks, the dark area became too heavy for the otherwise multicolored deck, so once again I used the Dakine Primos I have used for the Fanatic Ultra Cat. They give a more balanced result.

The exposed wooden area between the front & the rear pads that was replaced, was originally decorated with splashes of colors, a flying fish & the details of the board with horrible numbers.

I grew at a time that workshops were decorated with sexy ladies but no fish, so my idea for a decorative upgrade for my board naturally was centered on an pin-up sexy girl, preferably related to the sea. And here comes the image of a mermaid – not one out of a story for kids, deprived of offering pleasure, but one created for adults: The fetish queen Betty Page clad in latex and created by non other, but the famous pin-up artist Olivia De Berardinis, a regular contributor to Playboy magazine, honoring the tradition of Vargas.

If you are still unsure about the appeal mermaids have on humans, just check the blog “I am a mermaid.”

I shaped myself the displacement “84” label of the board, added a film-like label for the dimensions, and since the looks of the board would be more to my taste, I decided to call it Hitthewave Special.desired-hitthewave-special-layout

The layout of the composition was done by my long time class-mate Spiros Th., since he was the best student of the whole 2-membered seminars we attended.

Kostas @  boardsnwheels , did the repair which was not a small one, but as he needed masking on different areas than the ones my layout would cover, changed without letting me know first, the arrangement of the composition…The result is still good, but not as good as I had thought, while the front pad is not fully symmetrically cut. I hope more attention was given to the solidity of the repair, which does not seem to have put any extra weight, as I weighted the board @ 6,3kg.cross-iv-pro-hitthewave-special-decoration

As a final touch, I added a Hitthewave Special designation logo to the nose bottom as well.exocet-cross-hitthewave-special-bottom-detail-designation

I  don’t expect to sail the board earlier than next summer, but I don’t think I should not show it to you earlier. Enjoy!

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Windsurfing being full of beautifully tanned and physically fit athletes, always had much more sex appeal than many other sports.

Windsurfers spend most of their time half naked or dressed in body hugging zipped rubber, in a wet environment. Does it need anything more?

Apologies for presenting only female athletes, but after all, this is just a personal blog…

Nude windsurfing girl - Surf magazine cover February 1980 Kelby Anno

Planche mag July 1985:”Nathalie by Christian Petit”

joyce-dottavio-hookipa-1985-by-b-biancotto

debbie-floreani-1984-wind-magazine-no59

Inge Bouwmeester - Antigua

Frederique Parrat-Eskimo

Olya Raskina 2008

paula daian - windsurf & dolphin

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Shawna Cropas 20120416TIP1DM4A_0309

Blanca Manchon -2009 Premio-Andalucía-de-los-Deportes

Eftihia windsurfing 2012 @ Aquatic water sports centerEftychia windsurfing 2012 Paros

Cape Town shoot out - Naish windsurfing ladyChantale Pöttgens - Manuel Netsurfingsport NssManuPatrik rider lady by pat fostervold

the Moreno twins by Dany MiquelThe Morenotwins – identical twins, Daida E-64 & Iballa Moreno E-63 (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1977) not only dominate the world of windsurfing at the moment (2018, since 2000) but they are also considered idols by the young generation who see them as women capable of facing giant waves and ride them easily.

Whithin the growing interest for xtreme sports that is being generated worldwide, Daida and Iballa Ruano, with their 25 PWA world tittles,represent the all times records in women´s sports.

But competition is not everything. they have also created a club morenotwins, where they organized clinic for women, kids, windsurfing camps and most recently the PWA world cup in Pozo Izquierdo – Gran Canaria. One od the biggest stop of the wave tour around the world.

leysa PerottiLeysa PerottiFanatic Gecko ladies

vivi kourtii

Carrying-Kit by boards.mpora

v.sanchez

FlaviaTartaglini by Alberto NovelliFlaviaTartaglini by Alberto Novelli -Ferrari & RRD

Yoli de Brendt V-26 & Laure Trebou SUI-4 by schoeffel-design

Evi Tsape -GR2-2012Evi Tsape by Annitta BlanchEvi Tsape ,  is the most accomplished Greek lady wave rider in the PWA, having reached 5th Overall both in 2009 & 2011 that she had the time to follow the championship.

Joanna Sterling

Olympics Day 4 - SailingNikola Girke posing

Nikola Girke - CAN 17For Nikola Girke, we have a rare case of an athlete, who has made the transition from one sport to another and to have competed in two different events at the Olympic Games. At the 2004 Athens Olympics , Nikola crewed on the two person 470 sailboat, finishing 13th. In 2005, she switched to RSX windsurfing.  A respectable 17th place finish at the 2008 Olympic Games, inspired her to continue in pursuit of bringing home an Olympic Medal for Canada. Result, an improved performance for the 34 years lady sailor, a 10th place at the 2012 London Olympics plus the same position at the 2012 RSX World Championship. It should not pass unnoticed, while training in the Brazilian waters, she won the Buzios event of the Brazilian Slalom Championship (just for the fun of it), plus the 2nd place of the Buzios leg of the S.American RSX Championship!…With her sights set on Rio 2016, Nikola is up for yet another challenge, switching boats for a 3rd time, teaming up with Luke Ramsay for the new mixed crew catamaran, the Nacra17. With such determination, we look ahead for the medals. Instead of just reading about, watch this short video.

G.Skarlatou 2012

Gelly 2011 with Ale Venticinque- photo by LGelly @ Aegean Redbull crossing -1st lady - 3rd overall behind Jimmy Diaz and Steve AllenGelly Skarlatou 2014

Gelly Skarlatou, is a world champion and a long term Greek Olympic windsurfing team member, rightfully one of my favorites. I would like to include a short video. 

support Gelly to race in the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Wendy Salvador - Boards magazine cover No160 Jan-Feb 2000 - W.B.postWendy Salvador, from Holland, started windsurfing when she was 14. A pro dancer, model & ski instructor in Austria. Moved to Maui, windsurfing everyday and making a living out of modelling.

Jazzy Noah Zwerus  NED-180, PWA freestyler

Updated now and then…

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OK, I have NOT met them, but that does not make them less gorgeous… The reason babes I know personally do not appear here, is that they do not wish so. Recently I decided to include fictional characters as well.

I got some negative response  for including BABES in my blog. I have to tell you that unfortunately – or hopefully (you can make your choice), my statistics show that it is one of the most viewed topics. I also have to admit that excluding nudes,  it becomes more difficult to choose a babe for posting !

Anastasia Skukhtorova

RIHANNA_see through dress

Rianne Ten Haken

ornella muti

 

 

Linda Evangelista

 

 

REEF babe

Sharon_Stone - Basic

brigitte-bardot

babe

pamela-anderson/light make-up

angelina_jolie

joanna_krupa

adriana lima

EVI !

megan_fox for PsoFa

 

 

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