Straight after Christmas, Claudius and I went South to escape the rainy and foggy Hamburg winter weather. Like the last years, Cape Town was the destination of choice: a place full of sun, wind, friendly people, lekker food and no water. Yes, the drinking water level is super low and water restrictions have peaked to level 6 meaning 40l per day and person and an anticipated day 0 beginning of April. For people like us living in a pretty rainy area, such a situation is strange and new. Nevertheless, it shows you to respect our global ressources much more! Saving drinking water gets pretty easy when you are forced to and it grounds you!
After curox, my body was exhausted. I could not walk stairs for two days and I felt hungry for a week. What an experience, I am still so stoked to have done it, that I would like to repeat it again and again. Obviously, I like pushing my limits also off the water.
On the water, we had a pretty good start in the winter season. It was cold, but windy and Denmark delivered some good waves. It was good to be up North and I am super happy with my new ION wetsuit: my hair does not even get wet after 2h of surfing and swimming. Just in time for Cape Town, I received my new "baby": a 68 l patrik WT-wave. It looks pretty versatile, comes with 5 fin boxes and suits very well to my Sailloft quads (lol). I am more than curious to test the board in Cape Town, where I will fly today. As soon as I have tested it, I will upload a more detailled description about its performance.