On Sunday morning we received the sad news that international jury member Frans Bolweg passed away.

Frans Bolweg was for more than 40 years involved in windsurfing and sailing and had a great influence on the development of slalom racing as we know it now.[more] Frans was a very dedicated and expert slalom jury member at our international championships. In the last years Frans gave us a lot of feedback about new ideas for the racing rules, where he was a strong promoter for less rules and more spectacle. He was well known for his great sense of humour and loyalty.

Windsurfing loses with Frans a committed, passionate and enthusiastic professional.

IFCA and IWA wishes the family and friends of Frans Bolweg much strength at this time of loss; remember the good times, of which there were many.