It is a type of water sport in which a windsurfer propels a sailboard by combing sailing and surfing. Windsurfing is played both as a sport and recreational activity. Being an Olympic sport since 1984, windsurfing competitions have many disciplines including Olympic windsurfing class, Formula windsurfing class, Raceboard class, slalom, big air, Super X, speed racing, freestyle, wavesailing, Freeride Master blaster and tandem.
*See “Energy Systems” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.
**See “Carbohydrate Loading” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.
***Your body weight and body metabolism are important elements affecting the average calories you burn during any physical activities. This is the average amount of calories burned by a person with a body weight of 155 Ibs (70 Kg) within one hour of this sport.
For the “energy paths” of this sport, see the “energy map” below.