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PWA Sotavento Fuerteventura World Cup preview By Chris Yates, , 6:49 AM Fri 20 Jul 2012
The 2012 PWA Sotavento Fuerteventura World Cup is set to take place from 20th-30th July where Rene Eglie will play host to the planet’s fastest slalom sailors and the world’s most extreme freestylers for the 27th consecutive year of World Cup competition. The fleet will once again be congregating on the beautiful beaches of Sotavento as they provide a scintillating display. ...[more]


PWA Tenerife World Cup event summary By Chris Yates, 6:34 AM Tue 17 Jul 2012
The opening day of the 2012 PWA Planet Win 365 Tenerife World Cup saw the sailors registering for the event in the morning, before the competition began shortly after lunch. By the end of the first day, 13 fantastic heats were completed. Omar Sanchez (Simmer) produced a sparkling performance to knock out Marcilio Browne (Goya Windsurfing / MFC), and in doing so he created the upset of the day. ...[more]


PWA Tenerife World Cup - Epic competition on day 4 By Chris Yates, , 4:57 AM Mon 16 Jul 2012
Day four of the 2012 PWA Planet Win 365 Tenerife World Cup brought to a close an epic competition as the double elimination was completed by the early afternoon. Nuclear winds and powerful waves bombarded El Cabezo for the second day in a row as the women reached for their 3.0s whilst big guys hung onto their 3.7s. ...[more]


PWA Tenerife World Cup - Testing conditions on day 2 By Chris Yates, 6:56 AM Sat 14 Jul 2012
Day two of the 2012 PWA Tenerife World Cup got underway amid extremely light winds as the wind Gods refused to follow the forecast, however by twelve o’clock there was enough wind to resume the men’s single elimination. The first five heats of the day provided a true test of the sailors’ wave riding ability as the decision was made to count two waves with no jumps. ...[more]


PWA Tenerife World Cup - Early conclusion to day 1 By Chris Yates, , 10:53 AM Fri 13 Jul 2012
On the opening day of the 2012 Planet Win 365 PWA Tenerife World Cup, the competitors registered between 10am and 12pm. After the registration process was completed, the men’s single elimination began shortly after 13:45, with sailors needing to complete one jump and two waves to meet the judging criteria. ...[more]


PWA Pozo World Cup event summary By Chris Yates, , 5:21 AM Sun 8 Jul 2012
The PWA Pozo World Cup proved to be a raging success as waves and nuclear winds, gusting to 60 knots, hit the shores of Pozo. The extravaganza was completed over five enthralling days. By the end of the week, Iballa Ruano Moreno (Starboard / Severne) had re-written the record book, with a breathtaking display, as she became the first person in 13 years to steal the Pozo title away from her sister. ...[more]


PWA Pozo World Cup - Breathtaking action on day 4 By Chris Yates, , 9:20 AM Fri 6 Jul 2012
Day three of the PWA Pozo World Cup might have been windy, but day four’s wind was on a totally different scale. The wind at times was gusting to 60 knots, but this didn’t deter the world’s most radical sailors from launching into rocket propelled stunts as they delivered a truly breathtaking display. ...[more]


PWA Pozo World Cup - Massive action on day 2 + Video By Chris Yates, , 5:56 AM Wed 4 Jul 2012
On the second day of the 2012 PWA Pozo World Cup, with lighter winds than the previous day, head judge Duncan Coombs made the decision to run the women’s single elimination ahead of the remainder of the men’s. Although the winds were lighter than on Monday, the women were still reaching for their 3.4-3.7 sails in order to survive the powerful winds of Pozo. ...[more]


PWA Pozo World Cup - Brilliant conditions on day 1 By Chris Yates, , 6:52 AM Tue 3 Jul 2012
Day one of the 2012 PWA Pozo World Cup saw sailors registering for the week of competition ahead between 10am and 12pm. From the outset, the sailors were greeted with strong winds and waves as brilliant conditions hit the shores of Pozo. By 2:15pm, the men’s single elimination was up and running as 12 heats were completed before the end of the day. ...[more]


PWA World Tour heads to Gran Canaria By Vivienne Masters, , 8:14 PM Sun 1 Jul 2012
PWA Pozo World Cup - The elite of the wave sailing world will be returning to the shores of Pozo Izquierdo, Gran Canaria, to launch the inaugural wave event of the 2012 PWA World Tour. This years competition in Pozo, promises to be more spectacular than ever, as the legendary Moreno twins, who are the organizers, have transformed the event into the Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival. ...[more]


24th PWA Pozo Gran Canaria World Cup all set By Chris Yates, , 5:36 AM Wed 20 Jun 2012
The 24th edition of the PWA Pozo Gran Canaria World Cup arrives all-new and improved to kick off the 2012 PWA Wave Tour in style. The Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival will take place from the 2nd-7th July at Pozo Izquierdo (Gran Canaria), and promises to be better than ever. ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup - Dunkerbeck victorious By Chris Yates, 7:39 AM Mon 18 Jun 2012
The PWA Catalunya World Cup was an enormous success, with the stunning white sands of the Golf-de-Roses producing wind on every single day. By the end of the event, Bjorn Dunkerbeck had managed to win three out of the six eliminations completed, as the most decorated sailor in windsurfing history dominated the proceedings. This week though will stay in the mind of Julien Quentel ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup day 5 - Quentel clinches impressive victory By Chris Yates, , 5:12 AM Sun 17 Jun 2012
At the 2012 PWA Catalunya World Cup, for the fifth day in a row, Costa Brava produced the goods as elimination five was completed. The racing commenced just before three o’clock in 8-15 knot winds. However, today belongs to Julien Quentel, the Frenchmen claimed his first ever victory after another hugely impressive performance, and he currently holds second place overall. ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup - Action aplenty on day 4 By PWA World Tour, , 6:15 AM Sat 16 Jun 2012
On day four of the PWA Catalunya World Cup, Costa Brava came to life early as the wind arrived before twelve o’clock and an action packed day ensued. After six high-octane hours on the water, two and a half eliminations were completed. As the racing came to a close it was Bjorn Dunkerbeck who stole the show, as he became the first man this season to win back-to-back eliminations ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup - Albeau victorious on day 3 By Chris Yates, , 7:02 AM Fri 15 Jun 2012
The third day of competition in the PWA Catalunya World Cup didn’t kick off until twenty past five, as the wind continued to change direction and strength. Eventually after three and half pain staking hours on standby, the sailors’ patience was rewarded and the whole of the second race was completed in fourteen to twenty four knots of wind. ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup - Action aplenty on day 2 + Video By Vivienne Masters, 5:16 AM Thu 14 Jun 2012
Day two of the 2012 PWA Catalunya World Cup in Costa Brava started very calm and overcast, but just after two o’clock the wind kicked in, enabling the completion of the first race. Bjorn Dunkerbeck stepped up to the plate to win the opening elimination, as he kicked off his event with a perfect start. ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup - Frenzy of activity on day 1 By Vivienne Masters, , 5:58 AM Wed 13 Jun 2012
The opening day of the 2012 PWA Catalunya World Cup saw a calm start to proceedings as sailors registered for the upcoming week of competition, between 10am and 12pm. It wasn’t long before the tranquil calm was replaced by a frenzy of activity on the beach, as the glorious sunshine kicked the thermal wind into action. ...[more]


PWA Catalunya World Cup preview By Chris Yates, , 4:38 AM Tue 12 Jun 2012
From the 12th to the 17th June, Costa Brava shall once again play host to the stars of the windsurfing world, as the third event of the men’s PWA Slalom World Tour takes place. The rankings remain unbelievably tight at the top after the close fought encounter of Korea, ensuring that the PWA Catalunya World Cup will be another mesmerizing event, packed with highs, lows and non-stop drama. ...[more]


PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Round up of the Jinha beach action By PWA World Tour, , 6:00 AM Mon 14 May 2012
The 2012 PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup took place at Jinha beach, a beach that has continued to enrich its ever growing reputation, by providing five captivating days of racing out of a possible seven. This year’s event truly was a culmination of blood, sweat and tears, as emotions ran high due to upsets and shock exits occurring left, right and centre, as well as seeing the emergence of a rising star ...[more]


PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Twists and turns on final day + Video By PWA World Tour, , 4:30 AM Sat 12 May 2012
The final day of the PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup saw yet more twists and turns in an event where no one has been able to dominate. Another-elimination was completed on Friday and the tricky Korean waters continued to claim new victims. As the event concluded, it was Micah Buzianis (JP / MauiSails) and Valerie Arrighetti (Tabou / Gaastra / Mystic) who had stepped up to the plate to reign victorious ...[more]


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