In wind surfing, most experts compete year-round in three types of
Slalom – racing with the
wind Courseracing –
racing against the wind
Waveriding – performing spectacular feats in high
The current world speed record for sailing for a windsurfer is 52.21 mph! It was set by Thierry Bielak on April 14, 1993. This may not seem fast for a car, but out in the ocean it feels like you are going 200 mph.