Posted on June 30, 2008 in General | Post a comment
After five days of strong wind and competition without pause, the sun sets on one of the most memorable freestyle events to date. Jose Estredo and Sarah Quita-Offringa emerged as dominant forces, taking home the victory.
Day 1. The men were first water. Towards evening, were Ricardo Campello (JP, NeilPryde, MFC), Jose Estredo (Fanatic, North Sails, MFC), Marcilio Browne (Mistral, Gaastra) and Kiri Thode who emerged as dominant forces advancing towards the semifinal. Estredo showed determination but pressed hard resulting in numerous falls and opening the way to Campello. Consistency was the one that took the prize, and Browne beat Campello with his appearance.
In the women's fleet, Sarah-Quita Offringa (Starboard, Gaastra) was Read More »Read more .. >>
Posted on June 18, 2008 in News | Post a comment
The discussion was served ... Much has been speculated about the arrival or not so low hours windsurfing, especially in a region where conditions are, a priori, always rated as more conducive to other disciplines and winter sports. Having had the opportunity to participate in season so far, in two recent national circuit testing, (Almeria and Tarifa) and being one of the lucky attendees, as organizer and competitor, the first test Murciano Circuit Windsurfing, The 4siete 2008, I have to say that windsurfing is here again, even more, I would say never gone.
The numbers speak for themselves, with thirty-seven enrolled come from Read More »Read more .. >>
Posted on June 17, 2008 in News | Post a comment
With nearly 20 knots of wind onshore, Normen Günzlein Antxon Otaegui and on the sleeve is enfrentarion end very near the shore, facing the judges tower.
Normen Günzlein devil took a funnel, a fabulous switch kono and also a kulo, besides other maneuvers in his repertoire. Antxon maneuvers demonstrated his style as chachoos switch, clew first puñeta Diablo, and a "sick" and esliders ponch on both sides. At the end the spectators and the riders had to wait several minutes to find the decision they had made the judges, and it was very difficult to decide between the two.
Antxon Otaegui the end was the winner by three votes to two for Normen Günzlein.
The circuit EFPT Greece leaves after 2 test results. The next stop will be in Alacati, Turkey where also expect good conditions for freestyle.
Here the classification in Milos:
Antxon Otaegui ESP 01 100 E-169 JP Neil Pryde
Normen Günzlein GER 02 85 G-186 JP Neil Pryde
Andre Paskowski GER 03 75 G-2 Fanatic North Sails
Steven Van Broeckhoven BEL 04 65 B72 F2
Akgazcyan Nicolas FRA 05 55 F 400 Starboard Gun Sails
Niklas strahlen SWE 06 50 S-4444 DRR Simmer Style
Andy bubble chambers 07 GBR 45 k-540 JP Neil Pryde
Kevin Mevissen NED 07 45 H 79 RRD RRD Sails
Adam Gavriel ISR 09 35 ISR111
09 Kosmowski Jakub POL 288 POL 35 Tabou Gaastra
09 Olandersson Andreas SWE 35 S-66 Fanatic Simmer Style
09 Popretinskiy Egor RUS 35 RUS 11 JP Neil Pryde Read more »
Posted on June 16, 2008 in News | Post a comment
Antoine Albeau and Karin Jaggi win and get ahead in the classification of the World Tour Slalom.
Rose Bay has been the site of the second round of Slalom PWA calendar, 10 to June 15. The test was played in Sant Pere Pescador, being the camping La Ballena Alegre 2 where the fleet has stayed the PWA.
Participation in this event has been high, with a total of 66 men and 21 women enrolled, making it one of the largest fleets of slalom who has competed in the PWA proof of the last 8 years.
The first two days of competition the wind was too lazy to make sleeves, and most competitors used the time to prepare and adjust your material for the third day where the wind forecast was good. The forecast did not fail and the third day offered perfect conditions for slalom.
Race 1 -
In the first legs, with gusts that exceeded Read more »