Iballa goes for a Goiter (Pic: PWA/Carter 2011).
With the results announced and the prizes awarded, the sailors were released for the day in order to relax and catch up on sleep after last night’s beach party.
Super-session prize winners:
Victor Fernandez Lopez (Fanatic / North) – Double forward loop
Peter Volwater (Fanatic / MauiSails) – Double forward loop
Marcilio Browne (Fanatic / North / MFC) – Double forward loop
Ricardo Campello (JP / NeilPryde / MFC) – Double forward loop
Iballa Ruano Moreno (Starboard / Severne) – Backloop
Evi Tsape (F2 / North) -Pushloop
Wave Riding Category:
Kauli Seadi (JP / NeilPryde) – Backside 360
Klaas Voget (Fanatic / Simmer / MFC) – Wave 360
Adam Lewis (Point-7) – Taka
Karin Jaggi (Patrik / Severne) – Big wave
The windforecast for tomorrow is nice again, but could be one of the last days with this excellent trade winds in the upcoming week. Later the week the wind could drop due to the lowpressure system Nemo, which will settle down over Central Europe.
For all of you, who want to read more detailed infos about the 3 heats of the supersession, Ed Sinclair, PWA press officer wrote following lines:
Men’s Fleet Heat 1
Kai Lenny (Naish / Naish) opened the heat with a super-fast backside 360, shortly followed by a succession of taka’s from Kauli Seadi (JP / NeilPryde) and Klaas Voget (Fanatic / Simmer / MFC). Voget picked up a huge wave out the back and quickly secured his lead in the heat with a perfectly timed wave 360. Not wanting to miss out on the opportunity of a life time Victor Fernandez Lopez (Fanatic / North) stole the show on the jumping front pulling the first double forward loop of the day. Scott McKercher (Starboard / Severne) demonstrated his incredible cut backs on the largest waves of the heat and Francisco Casas Garcia (Starboard / MFC) spent the majority of the heat in the air with his super clean stalled forward loops.
Men´s Fleet Heat 2
With just twenty minutes to impress the judges, the second men’s heat exploded into action seeing new boy to the tour Adam Lewis (Point-7) spin around a super risky taka on the steepest section of a wave to earn him early points from the judges. Alessio Stillrich (Fanatic / North / AL 360) floated around a backloop but was shortly upstaged by Peter Volwater’s (Fanatic / MauiSails) perfectly executed one hand and one footed backloop. Ricardo Campello picked up two waves and rotated around smooth taka’s in front of the judges. The action really picked up when Marcilio Browne (Fanatic / North / MFC) flew around a double forward loop, followed by Campello, Volwater, Robby Swift (JP / NeilPryde) and Martin Ten Hoeve with their own. The heat finished with a final flurry of action as the sailors went for wave 360’s, backloops and pushloop in the closing seconds.
Super consistent Karin Jaggi (Patrik / Severne) opened the women’s heat will a dry forward loop, closely followed by Japan’s Waka Nishida and Iballa Ruano Moreno (Starboard / Severne). Iballa continued her dominance in the heat landing backloops and a stalled forward. Evi Tsape (F2 / North) was a close rival landing a pushloop off a steep ramp. On the wave front, Amanda Beenen clocked up some solid turns however Jaggi picked up the set wave and rode it all the way to the inside blowing the judges away with her slick turns.
© continentseven.com 2011. PWA/Ed Sinclair/John Carter