|When Windsurfing Was Strong in the USA
||"Windsurfing was born in the USA, and until class racing imploded due to an over-emphasis on extreme gear and X Games type competitions, the US sailors were as good as any. While there are signs in the US today of a comeback for windsurfing, this story revisits an era when it was strong. . . . "|
||"Windsurfing, back in the day, Europe was crazy, everybody had a board on their car - in the whole world it was the fastest growing sport . . . "|
|Wind Legends Part Two: The History of Windsurfing||". . . treated like kings, it was insane . . . there were so many people wanting to windsurf it was like 'rage on the water' . . . it was such an 'in thing' that one out of every three cars had a windsurfer on it. It was all about one design, about the 'Windsurfer' . . . we created a life, a tremendous life . . ."|
|Wind Legends Part Three: The History Of Windsurfing|
" . . . having a blast . . . we went from this 12 foot board to something like 6 foot 10 . . . we had learnt how to waterstart and we were wave surfing . . .
it was wild, there was something new to learn every weekend. This was the 'golden era', the sport was just booming . . . plenty of money rolling in with sponsorship opportunities . . . thousands of people turned out to watch . . it was just full on "
|Wind Legends Invention ||"Who invented the sport of windsurfing ? . . . I dunno, who was it? You tell me, I've heard so many different stories . . ."|