The Curacao Challenge was the premier Caribbean based windsurf event of the Spring season. Youp Schmidt, a young talent from the island of Bonaire earned 1st place in the freestyle category for 18+. The freestyle event was held for two days April 5 and 6. While the winds were light, Youp pulled off some slick moves including a Shaka seen below. Youp goes on to Europe this summer to compete in the Professional Windsurfing Associations (PWA) world freestyle tour.