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Vote Sam Bittner: AWSI windsurfer of the year

Jul 1, 2011

Author: Pete DeKay

Vote for Sam'LIKE' to vote for SAM BITTNER

Country: USA
Sponsors: Naish, Dakine

2010-2011 Accomplishments:

  • creator and organizer of the five-stop 2011 American Windsurfing Tour (AWT)
  • creator and organizer of 2010 Pistol River Wave Bash
  • currently ranked 3rd overall in AWT Women's standings

Sam Bittner has brought wavesailing competition back to North America by creating and running the American Windsurfing Tour. She started the tour with one event last year in Pistol River and it has been growing ever since. The AWT has received mainstream attention with coverage on the ABC television network and a cover story on the Santa Cruz Sentinel. In 2011 she has been able to compete on the tour and is currently ranked 3rd in the overall women's standings. Way to go Happy Sam!


Sam in Maui


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