Not long to wait now for the South Coast’s favourite biggest action sports festival…Animal Windfest!
Every year Windfest attracts the biggest names in the extreme sports industry and at least 10,000 visitors.
Taking over Sandbanks Beach, Poole from 10th until 12th September, Windfest is the UK’s only free daytime beach sports festival in the UK, with three nights of ticketed evening parties…
Ah the legendary Windfest party…
this year’s has a super hero theme…so all you Banana Men, SuperTeds, Wonder women, please make your way to the beach in an orderly fashion.
- Water – tick
- Land – tick
- Sand – tick
Going skyward for the first time ever, Windfest will play host to the Red Bull Matadors at 2.30pm on Sunday 12th September for an exhilarating air display with Red Bull VIP area on the beach below.
Two new sports will also add to the visual feast this year; Ultimate Beach Frisbee and Surf Ski – a long, narrow, lightweight kayak with an open (sit-on-top) cockpit, usually with a foot pedal controlled rudder. Surf ski racing will be held off the beach on both Saturday and Sunday.
Here’s the extreme sport menu for the Windfest weekend, pick your favourites;
- Windsurfing comps for professionals and amateurs
- Kitesurfing comps for professional and amateurs
- Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) for professional and amateurs
- Ultimate Beach Frisbee tournament at advanced level (members of the public will be welcome to enter & join in)
- Surf Ski racing
- Animal Bike Show
- King Ramps’ skate ramp sponsored by Red Bull
- Fun slalom racing
- Wakeboarding slider pools
- Equipment demos
- Full Kids Zone
We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information on all aspects of the event go to www.animalwindfest.co.uk