Head to Head – Campello Vs. Swift
Two of the sports greatest young talents in freestyle and waves are teammates Ricardo Campello (V-111 JP / NeilPryde) and Robby Swift (K-89 JP / NeilPryde). At 21 and 22 years old respectively these two are great friends as well as great rivals, and always keen to try and out perform the other. With natural skill in abundance, both of these competitors are capable of learning tricks really quickly which has been know to infuriate other sailors who’ve trained long and hard in secret to perfect th
All I want for Christmas is… Part 3
21 yr old French racer Florent Renard (FRA-5 JP / NeilPryde) won the Men’s Rookie of the year award for his superb showing in this years Slalom 42 fleet. Many say he’d have finished a lot higher than his 15th overall placing suggests had he been able to get to all the events. But, despite the hype, Florent’s keeping his feet on the ground and staying focused for a full season in 2007.
The Best Of…Finian Maynard
117kg of raw muscle and determination are the key contributors to Finian Maynard (KV-11 F2 / NeilPryde) being the fastest man on water. 4th overall in Slalom 42 this year and two outright world speed records have made him a Caribbean and worldwide legend. Here’s what one of the biggest characters on tour has to say about the good life.
All I want for Christmas is… Part 2
Leo Loves Maui
The PWA recently announced the recipients of their Rookies-of-the-year awards at the Aloha Classic prize giving. Unanimous backing from her peers earned Sarah-Quita Offringa (ARU-91 Starboard / MauiSails) this years women’s title – a real indicator of who the top names think will be the next big thing.