Practice Makes Perfect - but these crashes still hurt!

Maarten Van Ochten is no stranger to sprained ankles and a bruised back from slapping the water so hard. In fact, it's part of his job - he lives for windsurfing, and with practice makes perfect.

His latest clip is an ode to those attempts that started well, but ended nasty. In the world of high end freestyle you've got to go through the school of hard knocks, and after watching this highlights reel, you might be wondering if Freestyle is really for you.

Just kidding, this bloke pulls off some unbelievable tricks, and if you're not into the moves, just go for a mind surf in some of the amazing places he's been riding this year. Brazil, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote to name a few…