Alacati 2023

Posted on: June 21, 2023

Behind the laptop, but still smiling thinking back of the great windsurf week we had. This year I had 11 participants joining; 5 men, 6 women, Dutch, German, Brazilian, Bulgarian, Belgium.. between 31 and 60 years old; so a great mix of people. Not sure how it’s possible to always have SUCH a nice group…

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De kracht van ademhaling

Posted on: January 24, 2023

De kracht van ademhaling. De meeste topsporters kunnen zich volledig richten op hun sport; hetgeen waar ze in uitblinken. Als je echter, zoals ik, topsporter bent in een niche sport die buiten de Olympische Spelen valt (want freestyle windsurfen kan geen olympische klasse zijn omdat je een minimale hoeveelheid wind nodig hebt wat ze niet…

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the love for WING

Posted on: December 23, 2022

I am a windsurfer, yes. But I am more than that, I am also Arrianne, a mom, an entrepreneur, an atlete and a SUP-er, WING-er and surfer. Because we can be soooo much more than just one of them, right?! As watersport lovers we often used to label ourselves as a kiter, windsurfer or surfer….

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Clinics 2023

Posted on: December 7, 2022

Very excited to share the data of the clinics / retreats for upcoming year! With 2020 slowly coming to an end, it’s time to make epic plans for 2023 Looking forward to announce the dates of my yearly destinations in Bonaire, Turkey and Karpathos and to update you about a clinic in a new destination and…

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Tips for traveling on your own with a baby and lots of luggage or (wind) surf gear

Posted on: August 1, 2022

Since 2008 I have been to Jericoacoara EVERY year, and all those 12 years I always stayed for a few months. It feels like home to me.  It is one of my favourite places in the world. It’s stalways windy, unlike any other place in the world I don’t even have to check the forecast….

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Alacati 2022

Posted on: June 21, 2022

The windsurf clinic in Alacati has been an incredible week! Alacati showed us why it’s such a famous windsurf spot by delivering solid wind every day. Every morning we woke up at beautiful Zeytin Hotel with a delicious and healthy breakfast waiting for us in the calm garden of the hotel. Around 9:30 the taxi…

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Little one on it’s way!

Posted on: November 10, 2020

Most of you already heard the news by now (while writing this I’m 38 weeks pregnant!) but if not; there is a mini – me on her way! While impatiently waiting to finally meet her I realised I like to write a little blog about this new adventure and chapter in my life that is…

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Yoga Teacher Training

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Jeeee I got my yoga teacher degree finally this year! I’d like to tell a bit more about my yoga background and why I started doing yoga many years ago. During my entire windsurf career I practised yoga on a regular bases. I had my first experience with a yoga lesson in Brazil, on an…

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Aloha Classic and 2nd Overall IWT

Posted on: December 8, 2019

Since I can remember Maui has always been this magical windsurfing place, the holy grail of all windsurf spots for me, just from seeing Ho’okipa action shots, watching windsurf movies or reading about it in Windsurf Magazines. I never imagined myself windsurfing there, let alone competing there one day in my life. Last year I…

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