Tim Ruyssenaars (NED-66) is a young Dutch freestyle sailor from Holland. He was one of the freestyle sailors, who applied for the Continentseven wild card for the 2013 PWA Surf World Cup in Austria. It was a difficult decision for us, but after some discussions, we decided to give the wild card to 16 year-old Tim Ruyssenaars. Tim has no support from the industry yet, but has already a great level in freestyle. With the participation in Austria, we give him the chance to show his skills, to get experience and this wild card will help him to get a place in the PWA event in Brouwersdam (Holland), which is his home spot.
Tim Ruyssenaars: “Since I started windsurfing at the age of nine it is my dream to enter the PWA and challenge the battle with all the pro windsurfers and my idols. Applying for the wild card was my chance to realize my dream. The competition will take my windsurfing to the next level and I really hope to get sponsors. Last year I entered the EFPT pro tour and it was a big experience for me. I finished 13th at Weymouth. Now I will take my competition level to the next step at Podersdorf.”