#13 - Phil McGain on 'The Team', Kevin Pritchard, establishing the PWA.... - The Windsurfing Podcast

If anyone knows the modern racing history they know of Phil McGain. On this podcast, Anders Bringdal "credited" him with destroying the fun in windsurfing by professionalizing the sport and especially the equipment side of things. After claiming his maiden World Title in 1989 he later famously focused on "The Team" project whose goal was simple - defeat Bjorn after over a decade of dominance. He discusses all that and more, including what he would give to salvage his relationship with once apprentice and friend Kevin Pritchard and why did he decide to become a triathlete at 50 years of age...

0:00 Intro

Talks about 'The Team 1:01:33

PBA to PWA 1:18:00

Maui Sails 1:39:08

Ironman. 1:46:08

QuickFire. 1:57:30

Welcome to ‘The Windsurfing Podcast’ this is where we are going to dive deep into the world of professional windsurfing. World Champions, legends, shapers, activists, industry members, media people… they will all get grilled by Maciek Rutkowski – a professional windsurfer himself, PWA race winner, podium finisher, and, by his own admission, the sports biggest fan. Sit back, grab a drink, and enjoy an exclusive look into the minds of windsurfing’s most interesting people.

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