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Light winds continue to hamper competition

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The light winds of yesterday have remained here in Sylt for another day.

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GERMANY SHINES FOR OPENING REGISTRATION DAY

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The Professional Windsurfers Association is proud to announce the 2 new Freestyle World Champions for 2001. Now that the Sylt Grand Prix has been confirmed as a Wave Performance event, the final wrap has been put on the Freestyle tour for 2001. In a year...

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Kauli Seadi (Naish/Naish) was victorious today here in Sotavento without even putting his foot in the water, Kauli possibly the youngest sailor to win a PWA Grand Prix event was waiting all day to see who would meet him in the final of the second mens...

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Kauli Seadi (Naish) only 18 years old from Brazil continued the young guns domination of the 2001 PWA Fuerteventura Grand Prix. Kauli competing in only his forth World Cup event totally dominated the day from start to finish. Kauli has shown amazing...

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Seventeen year old Robby Swift (JP/Pryde) continued his winning ways today by beating team mate and current Freestyle champion Josh Stone (JP/Pryde) in a tense final. It took the young English sailor two attempts to claim victory, but it was a 5-0...

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Robby Swift (JP/Pryde) upheld the reputation of the new skool brat pack today at Sotavento by taking top honors in the Mens freestyle discipline. Robby dominated throughout all his heats and was earmarked for the top slot from the moment he hit the...

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"Man I wish this wind would lighten up a bit, we can’t take much more of this!!"

These are the words of Brian Talma (F2/Arrows) after sailing for the last three days warming up with a 3.6m!!

The wind has definitely followed the sailors from Gran Canaria...

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The Gran Canaria PWA Grand Slam wound up here today with dramatic a conclusion. With winds blowing between 25 and 30 knots this morning it was decided to run a further single elimination of both men’s and women’s freestlyle. In the men’s single, sixteen...

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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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