PWA News

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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A nice and sunny day on the event site of the spark7.com windsurfing freestyle event in Podersdorf. Thousands of spectators used the warm and sunny weather for a visit. And of course they wanted to see the top windsurfing guys on the water and on the...

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Last nights Upside Down party definitely went off. There were large numbers of competitors wearing sunglasses this morning. Unfortunately there was no wind in the morning which gave enough time for the party tigers to relax a bit.

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After a very stormy night the next morning didn`t show to much wind. Instead of sun the competitors had to face cloudy skies, temperatures close to freezing point again and light northwesterly winds. At the 9 o`clock skippers meeting the competitors were...

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After temperatures close to freezing point, the weather turned out nice just on time for the opening of the Austria SPARK 7. COM Freestyle Worldcup. It was a very warm welcome to all the competitors from 16 countries all around the world. In the 4th year...

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Vidar Jensen (Drops, North) and Daida Moreno (Mistral, North) have both taken victory in their respective divisions of the men’s and women’s single elimination at the first PWA Wave Grand Prix of the season

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The waiting game

continues here in Vargas, Gran Canaria with wind and waves refusing to

co-operate. Eight men and four women are patiently on standby to finish

their respective single elimination competitions.

 

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