On day two of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sylt PWA World Cup Sarah-Quita Offringa won the Women Wave Single Elimination in front of Justyna Sniady and Lina Erpenstein.
„Sarah-Quita Offringa stole the show with excellent wave riding scores with 8s and 9s and great jumping scores!” (Head Judge Duncan Coombs)
Sarah-Quita Offringa – Statement about her Single Elimination victory
PWA Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2019 – Day 2 | Freestyle & Wave Action
Day 2 at the 2019 Windsurf World Cup in Westerland, Sylt was day full of action. The conditions were excellent.
The day kicked off with their third and final freestyle event of the season. They completed the first round of the single elimination. All title contenders (Youp Schmit, Yentel Caers, Steven van Broeckhoven, Amado Vrieswijk and Antony Ruenes) advanced into the second round. Antoine Albert had at the highest heat score in a very close heat against Nicolas Akgazciyan with 123.3 points vs 122.2 points. Dieter van der Eyken impressed with 119.7 points and title contender Yentel Caers scored also big with 116.2 points. Youp Schmit had a solid score of 101.3 points.
The PWA continued with the women wave single elimination and the men qualifying heats in waves. Sarah-Quita Offringa won the final against PWA wave tour leader Justyna Sniady. Men Wave: Takuma Sugi, Ross Williams, Arthur Arutkin and Antoine Albert made it through the trials and got a place in the main event. Unfortunately all 4 failed to make it through round 1 of the single elimination.
The main title contenders Ricardo Campello, Jaeger Stone, Philip Köster, Victor Fernandez and Marcilio Browne advanced into round 2 of the single elimination. We saw a few surprising results: Robby Swift lost to Dieter van der Eyken, German Leon Jamaer lost against upcoming hotshot Marino Gil Gherardi from Gran Canaria. The last year surprise Antony Ruenes lost against 9 times freestyle world champion Gollito Estredo. Most of the heats are really close already in the first round.
Alex Mussolini had the highest heat score of round one with 22.85 points, Jaeger Stone the second highest with 21.57 points, Marc Pare in third with 20.82 points & Philip Köster in fourth with 20.72 points.
The forecast for the next days is promising. So, action is guaranteed.