Youth Olympic Games 2018 : Gold for Greece and Italy!

The Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires have ended. Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) catch the plane home as winners of the 2018 Youth Olympic windsurf titles, raced and won on BIC Sport Techno + boards.

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Youth Olympic Games at Buenos Aires

The Youth Olympic Games are taking place in Buenos Aires from 6th to 18th October. The sailing competitions (windsurf, kitesurf and catamaran) are happening just over 30km west of the city, at Argentina’s famous San Isidro sailing club on the shores of the immense Rio del Plata river delta. The Olympic Committee has once again selected the Techno 293 OD as the official competition board, and the 48 athletes who had qualified from 2017 and 2018’s national and international Techno events are here in Argentina for the showdown.

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04
Sep.2018
The green wave 2

« The green wave », is in fact the name of the blog, protest, and individual action “group” recently created by Carine Camboulives and Emmanuel Bouvet, watermen and sensation-seekers at heart. In their first episode under the new flag, they ask what effect climate change might have on something as fundamental to all of us as the waves on our seas.

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Techno 293  WORLDS 2018 - Event video

They come from every corner of the globe for similar reasons. Once again they gathered for week of fun and firendship, this time in Liepaja, LATVIA for BIC Techno 293 and BIC Techno 293 WORLDS 2018.
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T293 World Championships 2018

Over 300 young competitors from all over the world have made the journey to Liepaja, Latvia, with entrants from as far afield as Japan, Peru, Oman, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina, America and China, as well as a large number of European countries.

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Techno 293 OD and O’pen BIC Worlds: two major deciders for 500 riders!

For O’pen BIC and Techno 293 One Design, BIC Sport’s two One Design classes, the business end of the season is fast approaching with two World Championships taking place in quick succession, just one day apart, at the end of July and beginning of August.

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18
May.2018
The Green wave

Indefatigable travellers, board fanatics, and eco-warriors, Manu Bouvet and Carine Camboulives, along with their two young daughters, recently made the journey to Sao Tomé & Principe, two tiny islands off the west coast of Africa, bringing home another incredible travelogue of their adventures. From the vantage point of their stand up paddle boards, they help us understand the true beauty of our planet, and the dangers that threaten it.

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TOUGH TEC Technology, One Year on

Making its appearance in 2017, TOUGH TEC thermoformed technology, combining a solid polystyrene core wrapped in a polyethylene skin, has sparked something of a revolution in the windsurf and stand up paddle markets ...

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A highly promising 2018 year

2017 draws to its close in a very positive way for Techno 293 OD, and its new sister class, Techno PLUS, which had an unbelievably high entry at its inaugural stand-alone World Championships and was officially recognized internationally by World Sailing. Two key elements that give Techno 293 OD a highly promising future and a great 2018 season!

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Italians triumph at Youth Olympic Games venue

From 13th to 17th of November San Isidro Sailing Club in Buenos Aires hosted the 2017 South American Windsurfing Championships. The event was a great chance for the Techno293 Plus sailors to test the venue of the Youth Olympic Games in 2018.

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The video of the BIC Techno 293 World Championships

The Techno 293 World Championships which were taking place in Salou (Spain) from 21st to 29th October have come to an end with another day of exciting racing. For 338 athletes from across 30 countries it will be a week to remember!

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The wind has come to Salou

Day five of racing at the Techno293 World Championships was completely different to anything the competition had seen before, and that allowed a different set of sailors to take advantage of the changed conditions.

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T293 World Championships: Evolving safety

Racing is essencial, fun is important. But most important for all is the safety of all 338 kids here. For that BIC Techno 293 One design class is using very sophisticated electronic systems to make sure at the end of each day all are back ashore safe.

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T293 World Championships: Here we go!

The 2017 Techno293 World Championships have finally kicked off and everyone is excited to show off what they are here to do.

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Just a week to go to the Techno293 World Championships in Salou, Spain!

The Techno293 World Championships are the chance for talented youngsters from around the world to test themselves against the best as they’ll go head to head with over 330 athletes in Salou, Spain between the 21st and 28th of October.

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TECHNO 293 European Championships 2017

12 races in great conditions, wind averaging from 12 – 16 kts each day. Exciting and media friendly with the M course sailed for the first time in a high stake Techno 293 event.

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BIC TECHNO 293+ Worlds 2017 Highlights

167 sailors from 31 countries participated in the Techno 293 Plus World Championships in Quiberon France – the first of the qualification events for the Youth Olympic Games.

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T293+ World Championships: 31 countries on the start line

The Techno+ World Championships, taking place from the 15th to 20th July in France at the French National Sailing and Water Sports Centre on the Atlantic coast, got underway in fine style this weekend, with the traditional parade of all the national teams, followed by the opening ceremony...

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The summer Techno 293 international events

After 2016’s record-breaking season for numbers of participants at both the World Championships in Torbole, Italy, and at the European Championships in Sopot, Poland, the Techno class braniacs took the ambitious decision to separate the two classes, Techno 293 OD and Techno 293+,...

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Fanning ou l’impossibilité d’une Ile

In total contrast to all modern means of transport, the Kwai, one of the last remaining sail-powered transport schooners. is the vital supplies link for the La Ligne island chain, lost in the vast empty expanse of the Pacific Ocean. It also carries passengers to and from the islands, continuing the essential service of assuring contact with the rest of the world.

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Techno 293 season calendar

 

The 2016 season was marked by a record number of participants at the World Championships at Torbole, Italy, and at the European Championships in Sopot, Poland. With 474 riders lining up for the Worlds, and taking into account the rapid progression of the new Techno+ class, the decision has been taken to separate the Techno 293OD and Techno 293+ events this year, with their World Championships on different dates and at different venues.

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New Technology TOUGH-TEC

BIC Sport has been well known for years for offering reliable and long lasting watersports products. However, we are always striving to make stronger, lighter and better boards for our customers.

After years of experience and research in molding, we are proud to release in 2017 a ground-breaking technology. TOUGH-TEC construction is another big step forward in terms of durability, while offering more lightweight and lively boards*. (*compared to previous DURA-TEC technology)

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Happy New Year 2017

Wishing everyone an excellent 2017 with a maximum number of unforgettable watersport sessions. We hope your year has already started in great style!

Our entire 2017 product range can be viewed on line, and the 2017 vintage is rich with promise, plenty of new toys in all categories.

 

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T293 and T293 Plus World Championships

From 22 to 30 October, some red hot windsurfing competition on the waters of Lake Garda, as the BIC Techno 293 OD and BIC Techno 293 Plus World Championships touched down in Torbole, Italy. A record edition with 474 competitors, for the first time from all 5 continents, turning these World Championships into the biggest ever One Design event in windsurf history

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T293 and T293 Plus World Championships Mid-Way

'I think the windsurfing movement is growing everywhere in all the world’.
That’s the opinion of windsurfing legend and four time Olympic medallist Allesandra Sensini who was at the opening of the T293 and T293 Plus World Championships in Torbole, Italy. It’s hard to argue with her, either, given the quality of competition which has already graced Lake Garda through the first half of those championships.

 

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BIC Techno 293 OD World’s 2016
The 500 world’s very best young windsurfers at Garda Lake on BIC Techno 293.

The world’s very best young windsurfers are set to descend upon the Northern shore of Lake Garda between the 22nd and 29th of October, as the tenth annual BIC Techno293 World Championships touch down in Torbole, Italy, along with the BIC Techno293 Plus World Championships.

 

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Techno 293+ European Championship 2016

Biggest windsurfing club in Europe, place we all love for the atmosphere, hospitality and challenging sailing conditions will host another big event again. Worlds biggest windsurfing class BIC TECHNO 293 is coming to SOPOT for BIC Techno 293 Plus and BIC Techno 293 One design European championships. See you all in Poland.

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26
Apr.2016
Ecoride Gold

BIC Sport wins the Ecoride Gold Medal for the second Year Running.

 

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14
Apr.2016
Deep Down Egypt

While walking on the Ho'okipa sand, a mythical spot on the north coast of Maui (Hawaii), Carine and Manu met. Over the years, this couple has established a travel diary worthy of Captain Cook .

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