PWA News

Q: How has 2002 been for you so far?

 

JS: 2002 has been a great year for our tour. The freestyle has had tons of energy and big events added to the schedule. We have seen a much needed influx of youth to our tour, and it has been a really exciting…

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Q: What exactly happened when you broke your foot in Gran Canaria?

 

IM: I went to the water very excited after a 10-day trip to Italy with no wind. I wanted to warm up before my heat. I did a table top. The wind this day was a bit gusty and more side…

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Q: How has the season gone for you so far this year?

 

RF: Not as good as I had hoped for but I've done okay top 10 right now, hopefully I will do well in Bonaire and go up the ranking for the overall.

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Q: How has the tour gone for you so far this year?

 

RS: Pretty good so far! I have done better than I had expected, and I would be more than happy if I can maintain my current position!!!

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These 3 names are synonymous with windsurfing and helped to mold windsurfing into its current form. The three inductees together portray a complete picture of windsurfing. Jim Drake for inventing the sport, Hoyle Schweitzer for bringing windsurfing to the…

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Q: Do you regard 2002 as a successful year?

 

KP: It has been a great year for me. I was kind of surprised to have it come together so well but in the end it worked out well. With the PWA racing I was a bit disappointed with my Formula result in Poland…

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Racing returned to the PWA with a vengeance this season with two hugely successful Formula racing events in Leba, Poland and Sylt, Germany. The men’s racing title was narrowly won by Aussie race specialist Steve Allen (Fanatic) ahead of Antoine Albeau…

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Despite huge waves and a promising forecast the PWA wave final held in Brandon Bay, on the west coast of Ireland failed to deliver a result. This means that 26-year-old Californian sailor, Kevin Pritchard (Gaastra, Bic) has added this years PWA overall…

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Californian Kevin Pritchard was crowned World Wavesailing Champion 2002 this afternoon (Thursday 10th October) in Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry. The PWA Irish Wave Grand Prix event, presented by Bord Fáilte, has been the climax of a hectic world wave tour

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Surfers Take To The Water – Despite The

While competition judges, organizers and spectators hoped to get The Irish Wave Grand Prix off to a start, another day without wind forced competitors to head off in search of some different sporting action.

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Following a positive forecast for today, Tuesday, judges had high hopes of finally kicking off The Irish Wave Grand Prix, which is presented by Bord Fáilte. It had been expected that if winds reached a predicted force 4 in a south/ southwesterly…

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“Too close to call” is how many of the competitors are viewing this year’s Wave World Tour. The final event of the season, The Irish Wave Grand Prix, has yet to kick off with any of the heats, but weather forecasters are expecting an improvement in…

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The PWA Irish Wave Grand Prix, which is presented by Bord Fáilte, carried on in style today as everybody headed down to the competition’s alternative venue. Dumps beach attracted large crowds of locals,

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Brandon Bay became a sea of color today as 67 contestants for this year’s PWA Irish Wave Grand Prix, which is presented by Bord Fáilte, descended upon the beach to check out conditions for today’s windsurfing competition.

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The glorious County Kerry sunshine proved a perfect setting for the opening of the PWA Irish Wave Grand Prix, Presented by Bord Fáilte. Competitors spent the day settling in and registering for the coming weeks competition

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Interview with Nik Baker

September 30, 2002

Nik Baker has been enjoying a fantastic year on the PWA world tour and currently is sitting in overall second in freestyle and third in waves. We caught up with Nik for the following chat at the end of the PWA Sylt Grand Slam.

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