sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : AWT Maui Makani Classic day 2
AWT Maui Makani Classic day 2

'2012 AWT Maui Makani Classic'    American Windsurfing Tour

Day two of the AWT Maui Makani Classic as presented by Neilpryde offered up some building swells with very light winds and the call was made to release the sailors for the day. This turned out to be a wise move as the swell grew considerably throughout the day with some massive sets rolling in by the end of the day.

Spectators were treated to a show of epic surfing and SUP from the competitors and other North shore surfers. The wind never filled in and the day ended with another stunning sunset over Ho'okipa beach park.

Rider Q&A: Miho Tanaka and Robby Swift

1. Name, age, category, nationality, years windsurfing
Miho Tanaka, 33, Women and Open divisions, Japan, 18years

2. Expectation- what you hope to get out of the event.
My expectation is to do as good as I can. I want to win but I know it is a big challenge and I also want to have a lot of fun!

3. Windsurfing hero at Hookipa
Keith Teboul!!!!

4. How many times have you ended up on the rocks? (Rock Star status)?
5 times.

5. Favorite no-wind activity on Maui?
Hang out at the beach in bikini.

6. Best airline to get your gear to Maui?
Not much choice, they all suck.

7. What’s your Halloween costume for the contest?
Purple bikini!

8. What are your dream Hookipa conditions?
I like it uncrowded, medium size waves, on my 3,6.

9. Who are your favorite friends to go sailing with?
My coach Fabrice Beaux and with the other AWT girls.

10. Favorite song to get you pumped before your heat?
Titaniun, David Guetta Feat. Sia Titanium??



1. Name, age, category, nationality, years windsurfing
Robby Swift, 28, British, 25 years windsurfing

2. Expectation- what do you hope to get out of the event?
I hope to pass as many heats as possible. I would like to win!! It will be hard but if I sail well, I think I have a chance.

3. Who is your Windsurfing hero at Hookipa?
Jason/Levi and more recently Brawzinho has become pretty amazing! (Please add Francisco Goya to the idols, I forgot him)

4. How many times have you ended up on the rocks?
About 5000. The rocks used to be my second home when I went to the Maui Ocean Academy

5. What’s your favorite no-wind activity on Maui?
Surfing!!!

6. What’s the best airline to get your gear to Maui?
None of them, they all suck. I hate travelling with gear.

7. What’s your Halloween costume for the contest?
I don’t have one. I don’t take part in pagan celebrations… hahaha. Only joking. But seriously, I don’t have one

8. What are your dream Hookipa conditions?
Hopefully what we will get tomorrow. Nice wind for 5.1/4.8 and mast high, perhaps a little more with a very northerly swell direction. Fingers crossed!

9. Who are your favorite friends to go sailing with?
Jason, Levi, Brawzinho, Ricardo, Kauli, Kai Lenny, KP, there are more, I am doing this really fast in between editing!!!

10. What’s your favorite song to get you pumped before your heat?
Um, I don’t know about songs. I just listen to Pandora. Turning into the car park at Ho’okipa gets me pumped if there are waves, every song gets me motivated when I see a good set.


Here are the opening round matchups:

Pro

Heat 1: Camille Juban, Josh Stone, Federico Infantino
Heat 2: Morgan Noireaux, Pascal Hardy, Andrea Franchini
Heat 3: Bernd Roediger, Nico Cailly, Francisco Prado, Boujmaa Guilloul
Heat 4: Fabrice Beaux, Andres Martinez, Laurent Guillemin, Nick Warmuth
Heat 5: Marcilio Browne, Diego Femenias, Jazz Glickenhaus, Samuel Perez
Heat 6: Francisco Goya, Kai Lenny, Takafumi Noguchi, Antoine Martin
Heat 7: Levi Siver, Leo Ray, Martin Esposito
Heat 8: Kevin Pritchard, Nick Dudet, Dean Christener, Jason Polakow
Heat 9: Nathan Mershon, Bryan Metcalf-Perez, Jehyug Jay Lee, Brian Talma
Heat 10: Russell Faurot, Zane Schweitzer, Robby Swift, Rudy Castorina
Heat 11: Kai Katchadourian, Levi Lenz, Aurelien Nicoul, Ferdinando Loffreda
Heat 12: Casey Hauser, Nat Gill, Griffin Freysinger, Francisco Porcella

Women

Heat 1: Fiona Wylde, Tiffany Ward, Kelly Moore-Coullahan
Heat 2: Ingrid Larouche, Andrea Gillum, Sarah Delaunay
Heat 3: Katie McAnena, Anne-Marie Reichman, Adele Frola, Caroline Hamel
Heat 4: Sam Bittner, Junko Nagoshi, Tamara Bockius
Heat 5: Miho Tanaka, Shawna Cropas, Olivia Piana
Heat 6: Tatiana Howard, Angela Cochran, Alizee Roy-Bergeron, Maria Andres

Amateur

Heat 1: Chris Freeman, Lele Allemand, Angela Cochran, Mads Ring
Heat 2: Jeff Albright, Ridge Lenny, Alec Stewart, Colin Baker
Heat 3: MacRae Wylde, Jamie Brown, Giovanni Jubert, Martin Bergeron
Heat 4: Fiona Wylde, Kieran Devanney, Alex Vargas, David Boulanger, Morgan Henderson
Heat 5: Darryl Barber, Miho Tanaka, Mike Greere, Giampaolo Cammarota, Dave Troup
Heat 6: Liam Grist, Jeff Henderson, Ko Kaneda, Maxi Decastro, Andrea Della Rosa
Heat 7: Casey Rehrer, Paul Karaolides, Dani Marti, Tom Garcia
Heat 8: Norm Roediger, Luis Martinez, Kimo Brown, Leopoldo Schneidewind
Heat 9: Tem Gronquist, Michele Salvatore, Caroline Hamel, Lenny Moody, Franklin Mieses
Heat 10: Katie McAnena, Arnout Ter Schure, Niels Van Wessem, Jim Knoch, Guido Hagamann
Heat 11: Harley Stone, Filip Krystl, Emilio Galindo Barquin, Osamu Kubota, Lirah Machlev
Heat 12: Tom Juban, Glenn Haslbeck, Neil Turpin, Rob Funk, Sven Zedlick

Masters/Grand Masters

Heat 1: MacRae Wylde, Jeff Henderson, Rob Funk
Heat 2: Brian Caserio, Colin Baker, Tom Garcia,
Heat 3: Brian Talma, David Boulanger, Sven Zedlick, Angela Cochran
Heat 4: Jeff Albright, Giampaolo Cammarota, Roberto Festa
Heat 5: Mike Colee, Martin Bergeron, Patrick Cunningham, Dan Mershon
Heat 6: Yoshiharu Hasumi, Jamie Brown, Joe Ray, Yasuhito Ogasawara

Youth

Heat 1: Fiona Wylde, Ridge Lenny, Alex Vargas
Heat 2: Harley Stone, Tom Juban, Kimo Brown
Heat 3: Casey Rehrer, Colter Carson, Alizee Roy-Bergeron

American Windsurfing Tour website


by Russ Farot / American Windsurfing Tour

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=103260

8:13 PM Sat 27 Oct 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,










America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team by Richard Gladwell, Sail-world.com/nz,


Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3 by Bob Fisher, Hamilton Island, Queensland




2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1 by Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul
























Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery by Ingrid Abery/Sail-World.com,


Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships by Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
























IFDS Worlds - Gary Jobson to attend opening ceremonies
Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Dalton DeVos crowned champion
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games trailer
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Canfield wins
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Varuna takes overall lead
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; Crosbie Lorimer Day 1 Images
Fisher's View: Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 1 - Stayin' Alive
CORK Olympic Classes Regatta 2014 - Day one
Youth Olympics: practice over, athletes welcomed, time for YOG sailing
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record for Artemis-Team Endeavour
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 2
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland: Artemis sets fourth course record
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds survive as semi-finalists
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Breezy day 4 in Gdynia
RC44 World Championship - Dramatic improvement for Artemis Racing
18' Skiff International Regatta - Action begins August 25th
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Challenging conditions arise
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record-breaking monohull victory
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng Race Team finishes third
RC44 Marstrand World Championship - Bronenosec the star performer
Bahamian Olympic Sailor to carry flag in honour of Sir Durward Knowles   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Records continue to tumble   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Course Record for Team SCA   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Team Alvimedica completes the race   
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 1   
420 and 470 Junior European Championships - A crazy race day 3   
2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Monohull record smashed   
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds take the early lead   
Frostad proud to have seven Volvo Ocean Race boats with seven sponsors *Feature   
RC44 World Championship - Bronenosec Sailing Team on form   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng defends third position   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind emerges into the sunlight   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Team SCA with the   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Azzam and Team Campos   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Twist of fate on day 5   
Mallorca’s Puerto Portals to host the 2015 TP52 World Championship   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board with Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain with on board with Team Dongfeng   
Melges 32 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Teams ready for action   
USA Match Racing Grand Slam Series - Kicks off in Chicago   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT