Red Bull Storm Chase Blog

February 9, 2014

Traversa Crowned Red Bull Storm Chase Champion

France's Thomas Traversa proves to be the undisputed, ultimate storm windsurfer, winning the Red Bull Storm Chase after a thrilling third and final mission to Cornwall, U.K. Marcilio Browne (BRA) secured the runner-up spot, with Leon Jamaer (GER) in third place and Dany Bruch (GER) in fourth position.

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February 8, 2014

Four Go Wild In Cornwall

The final of Red Bull Storm Chase arrived in the right places at the right time today in Cornwall, scoring two sessions at both Gwithian and The Bluff, that saw epic action in true storm conditions.

The third and final mission of the series is now perfectly poised for a blockbuster finish on Sunday April 9th that will see the ultimate storm windsurfer crowned.

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February 7, 2014

Code Black for Cornwall

The third and final Mission of Red Bull Storm Chase descends on England's West Country - just in time for the mammoth Atlantic Ocean weather system approaching. The Grand Finale to the most-challenging windsurfing contest of all time expects to see winds in excess of 50 knots and powerful surf in the 35-ft region over the weekend of 8/9th of February.

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January 26, 2014

Patiently Waiting for Mission #3

This year, Mission #3 of Red Bull Storm Chase still remains on the horizon. Competitors and crew patiently await a suitable storm option to move into the final round of competition.

The event had been put back on standby right after the incredible Mission #2 back in August 2013...

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October 7, 2013

Back on Standby

The standby period for Mission #3 had been put on hold on September 11 for a short intermission due to the PWA wave events on Klitmøller and Sylt.

As of today, standby for the next Red Bull Storm Chase mission is resumed, opening the window for a "Go" for the third and final round of the competition from now on until the end of the year.

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September 12, 2013

Looking back at Mission #2 to Tasmania

Red Bull Storm Chase is now in intermission due to the PWA wave events in Klitmøller and on Sylt.

Time to look back at the outstanding competition on Mission #2 to Tasmania, Australia - the wildly successful second out of the three total missions of the event.

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August 19, 2013

The Most Incredible Day of Windsurfing Ever Seen

Tasmania really turned it on with a mind-blowing day of action for Mission #2 of Red Bull Storm Chase.

After a night of 85-knot gusts, an awe-inspiring day's action in storm-force winds and double mast-high surf ensued.

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August 18, 2013

A Devil of a Storm Hits Tasmania

Today's chosen spot 'Temma' serves up 25-foot surf and storm-force wind, gusting up to 64 knots.

After a tense wait a super-strength weather front hit North West Tasmania to kick-start Mission #2.

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August 17, 2013

At the Edge of the World

The long-range forecast seems to have held and been incredibly accurate all week and promises insane competition action. All the crew and athletes have arrived on location and all the necessary briefings have been made ready for tomorrow's start to competition.

Read all about the plan and likely spot choice for a start at first light...

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Tassie in focus

August 13, 2013

The Roaring Forties awake

Since the recent restart of the standby period for Red Bull Storm Chase the infamous Roaring Forties - the area around the 40th latitude in the southern hemisphere - have begun to show their potential.

The increased meteorological activity in this area has led to an increased focus on Tasmania for a possible Mission #2.

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