The Next Level of Windsurfing - Philip Köster 2012

Uploaded by redbull on 03.10.2012

So, the deciding heat against Victor Vernandez has been a little tight. But in the end,
I did it, and I’m very happy. And now I don’t know what to say anymore...
I started windsurfing at the age of eight and my parents have helped me a lot. They were the instructors.
And then I started actually surfing every day in front of our house in Vargas.
I simply surfed every day and went straight into the waves. I still remember the first wave that I got. That moment you simply can't forget.
Yeah, the triple loop is the most radical jump I'm working on. Trying those tricks you break a lot of equipment.
The turns are so fast to get into the third rotation... in a week I sometimes break up to two boards.
There is always the danger that you can hurt yourself, and with the triple loop this danger rises quite a bit.
I just don't think of it and try to switch off my mind. Just go out there, and try to do it.
Triple Loop - Philips strength is definitely in the air. In strong winds, he flies a lot higher and has much more control.
I guess it's just a matter of time. He's got more feeling in the air then anybody else, so if anybody can do it this year, it's him..