Björn Dunkerbeck
Björn Dunkerbeck is a professional windsurfer who has won Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) Overall World Championships a record twelve times.
Dunkerbeck is the son of a Dutch
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 father and a Danish
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 mother, but sailed under the number E-11, as he was from the extremely windy Spanish territory of the Canary Islands
Canary Islands
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. He dominated the late 1980s and the entire 1990s professional scene, especially in racing, but was also a champion in wavesailing. He currently sails under the Swiss flag (SUI-11).

PWA titles

  • Overall World Champion (1988–1999)
  • Race World Champion (1988–1999) and 2011
  • Wave World Champion (1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2001)
  • Freestyle World Champion (1998)
  • Speed World Champion (1994)

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