Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat are one of the nicest windsurfers couple, having helped to promote windsurfing in the world media..Know for their passion , dedication and seeded at the top rankings during their PWA campain in World cup, Indoors and Trilogy.

Event , environement:In 2006 Stephane and Nicole have organised the Fuerteventura experience, a invitational event , and, dedicated time for Clean ocean project an environmental project.

Stephane Etienne

Stephane Etienne  grew up in Africa ,Tunez, until age of 11 when the family decide to go to France ,Almanarre, and start surfing and windsurfing.At 16 ,went to studies lifeguard in Biarritz ,went back to Almanarre  , to windsurf and manage the Funboard school..At 20 years old, decide to move to Spain ,Tarifa and follow his dreaming winsurfing pro career. Living now in Fuerteventura /Canary Islands,our globe rider ,enjoy the ”incredible” conditions of surfing and windsurfing looking like the european hawaii ..

He has competed in most wave events, and Indoor in the world; many time reaching the top 3 in Indoor , and Trilogy contests, and top 10 in several  World cup wave events.In 2001 his fans have voted his Trip in India as one of their most favorite of the year for the Boards Awards ceremony in Paris.His vast popularity has taken ”Steban” around the world on  trips for magazines, promotions, and videos..”Competition it ´s nice…but you can promote “ocean activities” throught differents ways…”.

Despite all his projects, Stephane´s  focus is still windsurfing as well as he possibly can and now the Stand up paddle, ” I want to windsurf and Stand up paddle the best I ever can ,be close to this approach of discovering countrys, cultures, spots,and also fresh lines… , enrich my life and maybe inspire somes peoples ,searching freedom and aventures…”And eventualy compete (Stephane came 2º in the last European SUP Championship 2010 (14 km /14″ board).When he s not traveling, he enjoy surfing, listen music like, Gainsboug, Flamenco,Ben harper, M, manu chao, Bob Marley…, make all type of art creation….spear fish..,read…,and take care of his house rental in Fuerteventura.

TOP CAREER RESULTS :

WINDSURF:

-1996: 4º Guincho world cup, 2º Barcelone indoor

-1997: 3º INDOOR Francia, 3º TRILOGY Maroc ,2º TRILOGY- Madagascar

-1998:2º TRILOGY-Ile Maurice, 3º Ranking Indoor, Spanish Champion.

-1999: Spanish Champion

-2000: 17º WC Gran Canaria ,43 parutions.

-2001: Boards award  India

-2002-2003-2004: 40 Parutions.

-2005: filmation,edition and prodution  DVD COMBO 1000 copies , 30 Parutions.

-2006: 1º Secondreef/Fuerteventura Circuit Canario, 40 Parutions.

-2007: 4º Circuit Canarian Lanzarote, 40 parutions.

filmation,edition and prodution DVD “BOHEMIA” / Free in  internet.

-2008: 2º Circuit  Canarian /Fuerteventura, 35 parutions.

-2009: 1º Fuertewave classic , 37 parutions.

-2010: Documental TV 26” Canal + Spain and oversea, 2º Fuertewave classic/Team.

LONGBOARD:

-2000 : 1º Spanish Championship /longboard  ( expression-session)

STAND UP PADDLE:

-2009:  7º SUP Mondial du vent (France) ,4º Speed race Fuerteventura SUP

Festival.

-2010:  Vice European Champion,  Long distance /14 km (14”)

3º European Championship , Beach race /7km.(14″) .  9º SUP WORLD  Cup  Hambourg  1km Race,    SPANISH wave Champion

 

Nicole Boronat

This little girl from Paris, who at age 16 was skateboarder pro, at 24 was windsurfer pro, packed his bags with boyfriend Stephane Etienne (pro windsurfer, surfer,globe rider..),travel to Tarifa ,live there..,and move to Fuerteventura (Canary islands);”When I was at school, I always wanted to skate, to be with my friends in the skatepark; I was feeling I was part of a mixture between sport, art, culture, music…a new era..At that time, skateboarding and surfing were very close…”

It s skateboarding who brought me to surfing,…and after to windsurfing and then Stand up paddle ..”Nicole career began with her first Skate national title, then in Windsurf somes national titles, World cup Indoor podiums, Wave World cup top 5…A board award for the best trip of the year …A top 10 in the Biarritz longboard festival and now a podium in the European Championship Stand up paddle  2010…..”Why those ocean activities are appealing, is because when you are in the sea, we have freedom….so we don`t have to limiting itself, we have to show all the aspect ,angle of that sporting art ,and what we have inside us to give, to makes a good impression on the kids, on the people ,to motivate them o refuel they dreams.” When Nicole s not windsurfing o SUPing…she s filming ,editing, surf, swim , listen music like Jack jonhson, Ben Harper, Amparanoia, Mana, Bob Marley, work on travel story ,help on kids project and organise the house rental..

TOP CAREER RESULTS:

WINDSURF:

-1996: 3º Barcelone indoor, Spanish Champion.

-1997: 3º INDOOR Francia, Spanish Champion.

-1998:2º TRILOGY-Ile Maurice, 3º Ranking Indoor, Spanish Champion,

-1999: Spanish Champion

-2000: 17º WC Gran Canaria ,43 parutions. 10 Times Spanish Champion

-2001:  Boards award  India , 5º  Gran canaria, World cup.

-2002-2003-2004: 40 Parutions.

-2005: filmation,edition and prodution  DVD COMBO 1000 copies  ,30 parutions.

-2006: 1º Secondreef/Fuerteventura Circuit Canarian, 40 Parutions.

-2007: 40 parutions. ,filmation,edition and prodution DVD “BOHEMIA” / Free in

internet.

-2008: 35 parutions.

-2009: 1º Fuertewave classic , 37 parutions.

-2010: Documental TV 26” Canal + Spain and oversea, 2º Fuertewave classic/Team.

LONGBOARD:

-1998 : 4º Open Longboard San Sebastian,

-1999: 9º Biarritz Longboard Festival.

-2009: 5º Longboard Festival Salinas.

STAND UP PADDLE:

-2009:  1º SUP Mondial du vent (France) ,1º Speed race Fuerteventura SUP

Festival, 2º Long distance SUP Festival Fuerteventura.

-2010: 3º European Championship Beach race /7km.(overall), 1º European

Championship/7 km (14”). 7ª SUP WORLD Cup Hambourg 1km Race

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