Ben Van Der Steen

    Ben van der steen is a professional windsurfer who competes on the highest level of professional windsurfing competition the PWA . Most consider him one of the best and his goals are to be the best.

    The PWA website (www.pwaworldtour.com) keeps you up to date on the various tour stops as well as live steam on the competition days so you can follow the action live on the screen and see how exiting the sport of windsurfing really is.

    Ben is also Involved in various projects such as the tricksonary : windsurf bible. Also Ben has Been on a trip with Red bull to make a movie about windsurfing in some of the most remote locations in the world , The Cape Horn which has become a 55 minute feature film show and sold around the world.

    Other involvement in product development for all the sponsors from making the wetsuits as comfortable as possible to testing the sails that go into production.

    Needless to say , all these projects and competitions give ben a lot of exposure in magazines and news papers around the globe.

    You can find more news about Ben and what he is up to on this website : www.benvandersteen.com were he keeps a blog up to date with his competitions and trips year round.

    Stats

    NameBen van der Steen

    Height184 cm

    Weight99 kg

    NationalityDutch

    Date of Birth07-11-1979

    Sail NumberNED 57

    Ben Van Der Steen

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    Tabou

    Tabou windsurfing boards are some of the best on the market , with inovative shapes and mutiple test winning designs its the brand to be on !! 

    Mystic

    Mystic is one of the most innovative brands on the market for windsurf and kitesurf and wake accessories and is a brand with an image that’s backed up with quality innovation and comfort.

    GA sails

    GA sails are made by Peter Munzlinger , a veteran in sail making with lots off experience . GA sails are some off the best sails around with there very own  feeling. The acceleration speed and control you have to experience to believe. The GA sails are new school designs mixed with a long history and experience in sail design there for making them some of the fastest sails on the market today.

    Malabau

    Malabau.com is a website that shows you all the schools in watersports world wide with the rates and the locations . Malabau supports me in my travels , management and promo of my clinics.

    Different

    Different  is the sunglass brand that is different to all others with new designs and the use of exotic materials and high quality lenses these are the best sunglasses without a doubt.

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    Recent Blog Posts

    World Champion IFCA Slalom

    World Champion IFCA Slalom
    IFCA wold championships slalom.   The ICFA worlds slalom was held in the Azores Pria de Victoria in a big bay / Harbour . The conditions in the first few days were impossible to race with the gusty and shifty winds at that time. But at least we could get out and sail a little . On day 4 the sun came out and as the locals said the winds came with the sunshine!! With a poor forecast of wind it still…

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    Ben goes Tabou

    Ben goes Tabou
    “I am happy to announce that I will be joining the Tabou team for 014” After joining the Gaastra team last year it was almost a logical step to join the the Tabou team ,I had tried some of the boards in summer and I was very impressed how easy and fast they were and most off all they gybed amazing . These board in my eyes have been underestimated and I recon they are some of the best around don’t…

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    Ben Goes to Gaastra

    Ben Goes to Gaastra
    After a great 2 years at loft its time to move on . From my side I would like to thank Monty and the rest off the Loft team for there help and support in the last 2 years. Its been great racing on the Lofts but the negotiations didn't run smoothly and it was time for change . I was looking for a bit more off a long term thing to really work with a brand without the stress at the end of the season and…

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    Welcome to my new website !!

    Welcome to my new website !!
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