In April, André was diagnosed with cancer while in his favorite spot in Mexico and lost his battle shortly after. André was a longtime member of the CMWA, even one of its founding members in 1988. He switched to kiting a number of years ago but still followed the CMWA and the exploits of its members. Over the years he held various positions with the CMWA: Director of Publicity in 1988, Newsletter Design & Production, President, Past President, Membership Director.
André was also known for his artistic and musical talents. At the Burgess Enclave, he was often seen jamming with other fellow windsurfers and musicians. He will be remembered as a phenomenal racer, for his adventurous spirit, contagious enthusiasm, collegiality and attention to detail.
SAVE THE DATE! The 2022 CMWA Championship will be held at the Britannia Yacht Club on July 8-10 in conjunction with the National Capital Regatta. As of May 20th, registration is open and Notice of Race is available. Visit the BYC website to register and find all the information.
Racing will be on Saturday and Sunday only. But join us on Friday when Vincent Gauthier is going to join us with some of the sleek new 2022 gear (windsurfing, wing and windfoil).
About WindForce Sports
WindForce Sports was created in Montreal, Canada by Vincent Gauthier out of his love for windsurfing and his desire to help some of the fantastic people he met in his windsurfing journey. The story really starts with Taty Frans in Bonaire and his connection to Arnon Dagan the owner of Future Fly Boards. Out of friendship comes this new adventure. May the wind be with you!
The Fall Get-Together will not be happening again because of COVID-19 and the rental cottages not available. We wish you a great fall and winter and hope to see you again in the spring 2022.