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After seven consecutive days of nuclear winds sometimes blowing in excess of 60 knots, conditions finally calmed down here today at the Gran Canaria, PWA Grand Slam. Sailors arrived at the beach this morning on the penultimate day of competition and for...

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In radical conditions Daida Moreno won the second double elimination of women’s wave performance here today at the Gran Canaria, PWA, Grand Slam. Despite a determined challenge from her sister Iballa (Mistral, North) in the final, Daida managed to cope...

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Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Proof, Neil Pryde) finished off a thrilling week of men’s wave action today in style today here at the Gran Canaria, PWA Grand Slam. After a tense final held in survival conditions against Vidar Jensen (Drops, North) of Norway, the...

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It is absolutely cranking here at the Gran Canaria, PWA Grand Slam! With ballistic winds blowing a constant 45-50 knots and up to mast high waves rolling into the bay crowds were treated to yet another day of epic action. Pozo simply doesn’t get much...

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Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Proof, Neil Pryde) and Daida Moreno (Mistral, North) both held on to their number one positions toady in epic conditions here at the Pozo, PWA Grand Slam. Winds were off the Richter scale, sometimes blowing in excess of 60 knots and the...

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It’s smokin’ here on the beach at the Gran Canaria PWA Grand Slam. Relentless winds have been blowing throughout the day gusting at times over 45 knots. Nineteen ballistic heats of the men’s double elimination were completed before competition was...

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Its rock ‘n’ roll here at the PWA Grand Slam in Pozo Gran Canaria! After an action packed day of radical wave competition Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Proof, Neil Pryde) and Daida Moreno (Mistral, North) have both taken victory the first round of men’s and women’s...

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The King, Queen and Prince 2001 are crowned!

Matt Pritchard was crowned Red Bull King of the Lake 2001, making him this seasons first winner of a PWA World Cup competition in Freestyle Windsurfing. World champ Daida Ruano Moreno of Spain took the throne...

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The normally powerful tramuntana winds refused to play ball here on the final day of the Costa Brava, PWA Freestyle world Cup. The day started with a promising forecast but a thermal breeze blowing straight in from the Mediterranean seemed to cancel out...

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Sailors woke up on the penultimate day of the Costa Brava world cup to find the blustery tramuntana winds that had been blowing all night easing although still coming from their normal north westerly direction. Throughout the day the gusty breeze stayed...

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The heat is on in more ways than one here on day three of the 2001 Costa Brava, PWA Freestyle World cup. Hot and gusty winds provided the fuel to allow eighteen scorching heats this afternoon as spectators were treated to an afternoon of sizzling action....

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We are on hold here at the Catalunya, Costa Brava, PWA, Freestyle World Cup. An onshore thermal wind picked up on the beach throughout the day but it never substantiated itself enough to allow any competition. Many sailors were tempted to take to the...

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The second event of the PWA Freestyle World Tour commences today here in Catalunya, Costa Brava on the beautiful Mediterranean coast of Spain. Many of the sports international elite and local challengers have gathered to compete for the $30,000 prize...

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The extra day of the SPARK7.COM Freestyle Grand Prix in Austria. Another beautiful day, a holiday in Austria and therefore loads of people on the beach. Again very light south-easterly winds just not enough to start the competition.

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" ......... it’s a beautiful day ......!" like U2 sang and indeed it was a beautiful, warm and sunny day, but still no wind! There were some light south-easterly winds like the previous day, just enough to start the Formula Windsurfing Race, but...

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Last night the official riders presentation was held in the big party tent, and it was crowded – very, very crowded. At 10 o ´ clock the organizers had to shut the doors but there were still a thousand people outside waiting for their chance to get in....

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