sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : PWA Kia Cold Hawaii World Cup event preview

PWA Kia Cold Hawaii World Cup event preview

'Monster forward from Ricardo - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark'    © John Carter / PWA

The PWA KIA @coldhawaii World Cup has some of the world's best windsurfers preparing for what will be an exciting and action-packed competition on the waters off of Klitmoller, Denmark. The competition is set to take place from the 12th-18th September.

Following on from the success of 2010’s nail biting competition, the PWA are returning to the ferocious shores of Klitmoller in Denmark for the men’s wave fleets third contest. Savage winds and fierce waves are brewing for the next stop on the 2011 men’s wave tour and forty-four of the world’s most talented wave riders are ready to fight it out on the tempestuous waters.

Located in Northern Jutland, the tiny fishing village of Klitmoller is famed for the harsh conditions the North Sea conjures up and has earned itself the name of Cold Hawaii. Howling winds and firing waves make it the perfect stop for the international fleet to throw their largest aerials and slash the waves in a bid to win precious mid-season world ranking points and a cut of the prize money.

Seven days of extreme competition will take place between the 12th-18th September. The men’s wave fleet will be unleashing their most daring moves in order to outdo their opponents for a taste of the €30,000 prize purse and those critical world ranking points.

Having lead the charge on the men’s fleet in the first two event in 2011, the double forward loop master Philip Koster (Starboard / NeilPryde / Dakine / Maui Ultra Fins) will be pulling out all the stops to maintain his position at the top of the table.

In second place sits the Brazilian, Kauli Seadi (JP / NeilPryde). Seadi’s unique style has allowed him to work his way past his adversaries in Pozo and Tenerife. Seadi is sure to be launching into super tweaked pushloops and ripping the waves to pieces with his super-style.

One of the most daring riders on tour Ricardo Campello (JP / NeilPryde / MFC), holds the title of the highest double forward loops so far this season. Expect to see Campello armored up and boosting into gravity defying aerials to work his way onto the podium.

The winning double...Ricardo Campello - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

After a spectacular performance in Pozo, Dario Ojeda (Tabou / Simmer / Dakine / MFC) has his hands on fourth place. Ojeda has been risking it all to impress the judges to far this season, pulling super late wave 360’s and amazing double forwards.

The 2010 wave champion Victor Fernandez Lopez (Fanatic / North / MFC), will be firing with all guns blazing in Klitmoller in order to break his way back onto the podium. Fernandez Lopez is famous for his super aggressive wave rides and faultless loops, expect to see a Fernandez Lopez tearing up every wave the North Sea has to offer.

Having finish in second place on his home spot in Tenerife, Daniel Bruch (Starboard / Severne / AL360) will be on the hunt for another high ranking finish. Fresh from injury Bruch is looking stronger than ever and if he has ironed out the creases in his double forward loops, he is sure to give the top five a run for their money.

Victor Fernandez - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Further down the ranks sits a very on form Alex Mussolini (Tabou / Gaastra), the Australian wave wizard Jaeger Stone (Severne) and the high flying Marcilio Browne (Fanatic / North / MFC), along with a whole host of hot contenders.

Also in the mix are the Klitmoller locals ready to test their skills against the world best. Tour regular Kenneth Danielsen (F2 / Simmer / Mystic / MFC) currently sits in 14th place and he will be looking to take advantage of his home knowledge to work his way through the ranks. As will PWA veteran Lars Peterson (JP / NeilPryde).

With an epic forecast on the cards, the tension is mounting Klitmoller and it looks like it’s going to be an insane competition. Registration will kick off at 10-12pm, on the 12th September with the skippers’ meeting at 12:30pm and the first possible start to competition at 1pm.

Kauli Push loop forward - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Kauli Push loop - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Kai Lenny - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Golitto gets rad - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Robby Swift - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  

Ricardo stalled forward - KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, Denmark -  © John Carter - PWA?nid=88336  


PWA World Tour website
PWA KIA @coldhawaii World Cup website




by Vivienne Masters

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=88336

6:21 PM Sun 11 Sep 2011 GMT






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

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

02 Jan 2014  Windsurfer Bjorn Dunkerbeck confirms return for 2014 PWA World Tour
02 Aug 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam event summary
31 Jul 2012  PWA Sotavento Fuerteventura day 10 - Gollito and Offringa shine
30 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam day 9 - Sarah's day
29 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam day 8 - Fickle wind
28 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Sky high action on day 7
27 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam day 6 - Freestylers unleashed
25 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam
22 Jul 2012  PWA Fuerteventura day 1 + Video
15 Jul 2012  PWA Tenerife World Cup day 3 - Fifty knots, big waves and big crashes
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World









Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,


Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,
























Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,
























2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes   
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins   
Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016   
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing   
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes   
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3   
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions   
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff   
Extreme Sailing Series: Light winds help The Wave Muscat - Day 3   
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 Act five - Absent without leave – the wind   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Images: Race day five   
Herreshoff Classic Regatta 2014 - Images by Ingrid Abery   
Youth Olympics - Gold to Argentinean and Chinese Techno 293 racers   
Youth Olympics Games Nanjing - Double Youth Olympic Gold for Singapore   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Two Handers celebrate   
Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Brazilian dance party   


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 WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT