Is windsurfing easier than surfing?
In terns of fitness required, surfing is more challenging than both watersports. In the initial stages windsurfing may seem exhausting but after a few attempts we start to get the hang of using the wind to our advantage, we stop fighting the wind and start to substitute physical effort with applied technique.
Why is windsurfing not popular anymore?
Competition from Kites and SUPs
Other watersports have come in and taken over many of the young riders that might have been windsurfers in the past. Kitesurfing seems to be the main culprit. It just looks so much more extreme and cool from the observer when you’re doing massive jumps, spins, and loops.
What is the windsurf?
Windsurfing is a wind propelled water sport that is a combination of sailing and surfing. It is also referred to as “sailboarding” and “boardsailing”, and emerged in the late 1960s from the aerospace and surf culture of California.