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2002 FW Women Cup constists of 7 FW major events that will produce points to annual ranking. This limitation of events will increase the number of competing women per event. We strongly advise that you choose the following events when making your racing plans. As a result we'll achieve a minimum of 15 to 20 women participating at each of the events in 2002, double the number of female competitors in the annual ranking list and promote women windsurfing around the World. It might be striking for some of you that all of the chosen events are held in Europe. However so far we have not gotten enough attention of organizers from other parts of the World. There are exceptions though and some events outside Europe that are not included in the official tour will get promotion through this site as we belive and have strong hope to include them in World Cup in coming future.

2002 FW Women Cup at glance

[] 27 April - 1 May Women Cup, Lake Garda, Italy
[] 16-20 May European Championships, Portugal
[] 3-7 July Women Cup, Sylt, Germany
[] 10-14 July Women Cup, Miedzyzdroje, Poland
[] 14-18 August Women Cup Silvaplana, Switzerland
[] August Women Cup Holland or Belgium
[] 21- 29 September World Championships Sylt


27 April - 1 May - Women World Cup, Lake Garda, Italy
Proceeded by (first time in FW history): Formula Women Training Cup 22-25 April

Lake Garda is the European formula testing center. Constant winds on the lake together with beautiful mountain surrounding and true sport spirit make this place a wonderful windsurfing spot. Spring is perfect timing to tune up your equipment and meet many good racers to compare your speed with before major competiton start. There will be Formula Women Training Camp from 22 to 25 of April just before this race.The camp will be held at Circolo Surf in Torbole. The coaches who will help you to get maximum speed are Jimmy Diaz (NeilPryde, Bic) and Brian Roegild (Gaastra, Starboard). We are working on getting sponsorship for the camp from NeilPryde and Starboard. To obtain more information about the camp please contact the initiatior of this project is Danish FW racer Henriette Nielsen.. She is working on keeping the cost to a minimum for you, so it possible for more girls to join the camp. Please notice European championships are already in May. It is worth to train with good crowd more than couple weeks before big event! Our active presensce will make this happening a media event.

useful links to get more info:
International Windsurfing Office

16-20 May - European Championships, Portugal

European Championships in just a five day event that gives you a chance of winning a medal - a trophy that adds a lot of value to your racing resume - handed over to present and future sponsors. This is also opportunity to help your team win Nations Cup, a new award introduced this year to FW Championships. Attention of media and presence of World's top competitors. In addition picturesque, sunny and warm Portugal in May - do we need more reasons?

You will find notice of race, info on accomodation, travel and wind conditions here:
not available yet

Related sites:
International Windsurfing Association
International Windsurfing Office


3-7 July - Women Cup, Sylt, Germany

This is 2002 FW World Championships venue. It is very convinient to check out such place and find our what to expect at major event. Sylt - and Germany in generall - is a place where windsurfing gets most public attention in the World. Crowds on the beach and true enthusiasm for the sport speak for themselves. It is worth to come to this island just to feel special about being part windsurfing family and to be proud of it. Beginning of Summertime makes the night life an advantage as well. Don't miss it.

Related sites:
International Windsurfing Office

10-14 July - Women Cup, Miedzyzdroje, Poland

Straight from competition in Sylt come to Miedzyzdroje - perfectly located near Polish Western border. If you haven't visited Poland yet, you will be surprised by the atmosphere and beautiful Polish cost. Miedzyzdroje was chosen to be one of the major events of Windsurfing Era Cup for many reasons. It is a cultural town of Northern Poland and Summer time capital. Formula Windsurfing is developing in this country due to great support and promotion of Era - Polish biggest mobile network company. Keep in mind there is another good event coming up: 19-21 July Polish Open in Jurata

Useful data from 2001:
Click here to see how it was in Miedzyzdroje.
Click here to get info about Polish Open in Jurata.

Related sites:
International Windsurfing Office

14-18 August - Women Cup Silvaplana, Switzerland

Last year's racing in Silvaplana was a highlight of Euro Cup series. Dynamic competition just few meters away from spectators with 16 knots of wind and incredible scenery of glittering green waters produced one of the most excting show ever. Close distance in points in both women and men fleet again proved racing to be one of the most interesting aspect of windsurfing. Silvaplana is something to be experienced in a life time. One day you gotta see it. Make sure to arrive at least 24 hours before racing starts and get a good night sleep. You need to be in good shape for racing at high attitude (more than 2000m). We didn't know that exactly last year… Read Dorota's report.

Related sites
International Windsurfing Office

August - Holland or Belgium

Straight after Silvaplana we drive up North Europe for the last Summer event in Benelux. Here is the place where we have the majority of formula female racers. The venue will be confirmed within weeks. Stay tuned. Read about last years Euro Cup final in Lelystaad of Holland here.

Related sites:
International Windsurfing Office


21- 29 September World Championships Sylt

This is our everything. It is not just about winning or losing. It is about an event that gathers all windsurfing World. More than 200 people from all over the planet. We hope to see you there too!! Have a look at fantastic website of last year's Worlds in Brazil here.

Related sites
International Windsurfing Office

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