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PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Intense marathon action on day 6 By PWA World Tour, , 6:57 AM Fri 11 May 2012
Day six of the PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup was an intense day of racing, as competitors and race officials grinded out a marathon ten-hour day on the water, which saw the two and a half eliminations completed. By the end of racing this evening there was a new kid on top of the block, in the form of Antoine Questel (Starboard / Loft Sails). ...[more]

PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - A late show of dramatic slalom on day 5 By PWA World Tour, , 4:54 AM Thu 10 May 2012
The fifth day of the PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup began as a day that looked as if no racing would be possible, but Jinha beach once again produced the goods out of nowhere with a late show of dramatic slalom, upsets and shock exits. The wind on day five was extremely light until 4pm. At this point, the cloud cover increased and the temperature plummeted, resulting in everyone running ...[more]

PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Day 4 concludes without racing By PWA World Tour, , 5:08 AM Wed 9 May 2012
On day four of the PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup, the morning started with barely a breath of wind and scorching temperatures, which proved to be a stark contrast to the afternoon. The hazy sunshine was gradually replaced by mist and cloudy skies, which brought a rapid drop in the temperature. The wind however continued to tease for the second day in a row ...[more]

PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Down time on day 3 + Video By PWA World Tour, , 6:00 AM Tue 8 May 2012
Day three of the 2012 PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup, began with a lot of promise as the wind swung cross-shore during the morning. However, despite the wind building at around 2:30pm, it never consistently met the 7-knot threshold required for the competition to begin. As a result, sailors either chilled on the beach or took the opportunity to gain some additional time on the water in the patchy wind. ...[more]

PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup - Cracking first day By PWA World Tour, 6:18 AM Sun 6 May 2012
On day one of the PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup, registrations took place between 10am and 12pm. Weather conditions remained changeable throughout the morning and early afternoon with cyclonic winds also occurring. At around 15:00, Korea showed its true unpredictability as the wind swung cross-shore and picked up in an instant. Cue a whole host of sailors head out onto the water ...[more]

PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup preview By PWA, , 5:57 AM Fri 4 May 2012
The 2012 PWA Ulsan Korea World Cup is set to take place from 5-11 May with everyone preparing for more high-octane racing as the slalom fleet head to Asia, South Korea. The second leg of the tour is guaranteed to be an exciting event, as competitors go head-to-head at one of the most challenging spots of the year. The beautiful Jinha beach will once again be thrust into the limelight ...[more]

PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf event summary By PWA, , 6:28 AM Wed 2 May 2012
The 2012 PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf certainly didn’t disappoint, with unbelievable action both on and off the water. Monumental crowds gathered on the shores of Neusiedler See, and they were treated to extreme freestyle action day and night with the Chiemsee tow in event running alongside the PWA event each evening. ...[more]

PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf - Beautiful frustration By Chris Yates, 10:54 AM Tue 1 May 2012
In the opening heat oOn the penultimate day of the PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf, local boy Max Matissek (Fanatic / North) made the most of the light winds. The Austrian was able to land a sick air flaka, which he then bettered by landing a brilliant shaka flaka. ...[more]

PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf - Magnificence from Gollito on day 3 By PWA, , 8:31 AM Mon 30 Apr 2012
On the third day of the PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf, the wind was blowing from the word go which enabled the conclusion of the single elimination on what was an enthralling day of competition. Another scorching day in Austria saw Jose ‘Gollito’ Estredo (Fanatic / North) eventually come out on top, after sailing magnificently for the duration of the elimination. ...[more]

PWA Podersdorf World Cup - Sunshine, breeze and preparations on day 1 By PWA, , 6:19 AM Sat 28 Apr 2012
The opening day of the 2012 PWA Podersdorf Surf World Cup was blessed with scorching sunshine and a gentle refreshing breeze, as temperatures hit 30 degrees. Sailors spent the morning registering for the upcoming competition, whilst the afternoon proved to be a relaxing affair, as sailors and spectators both took the opportunity to soak up some rays. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup event summary By PWA, , 5:27 AM Fri 27 Apr 2012
The first few days of the 2012 PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup proved to be a frustrating affair, with light winds and a variety of weather conditions. However, the final two days saw the event finish with a flourish as one race for the men, and two races for the women were completed. The world’s best sailors were eventually able to put their winter training into action and battle it out ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup - Dramatic finishes and first victories By PWA, , 8:09 AM Wed 25 Apr 2012
The final day of the PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup delivered wind late in the day, as it had the previous evening. It wasn’t until 17:30 that the north wind kicked in to allow the conclusion of the men’s first elimination, and the completion of the women’s second elimination. It was a great way to end the event with dramatic finishes for both divisions. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup - Action aplenty on day 5 By PWA, , 6:59 AM Tue 24 Apr 2012
On day five of the PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup, it truly looked like no action would be possible. The day started with overcast skies and hardly a breath of wind, however at 16:00 the wind suddenly kicked in out of nowhere. This enabled the first elimination of the women’s slalom to be completed, whilst 13 heats of the men’s slalom were finished. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup - Proper wind fails to appear on day 4 By PWA, , 5:55 AM Mon 23 Apr 2012
On day four of the PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup, the event was blessed with roasting hot sunshine but sadly not the wind to match. Patience proved to be key, as the competitors were once again held for the whole day on the beautiful beach of Reggio Calabria. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup day 3 - Racing conditions at last By PWA, 5:48 AM Sun 22 Apr 2012
On day three of the 2012 PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup, the promising forecast did eventually deliver racing conditions. From the beginning of the day, the wind was just below the threshold of the seven knots required to allow racing to begin. Sailors and organizers alike were in a buoyant mood about what the day ahead held in store. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup - Day 2 and still on standby By Chris Yates, , 4:07 AM Sat 21 Apr 2012
On day two of the 2012 PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup, there was an air of excitement early on as the day started with glorious sunshine and the anticipation that the thermal winds would kick in and deliver the perfect conditions for racing. However, as the afternoon developed, the weather turned increasingly stormy and inclement, which prevented the wind from strengthening. ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup - Weather puts a stop to day 1 By Chris Yates, 5:56 AM Fri 20 Apr 2012
On the first day of the PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup, with Mount Etna providing a stunning backdrop, the elite of the PWA waited patiently on the beach ready to explode into action but, they will have to wait until the wind returns. Late in the morning, a few sailors were tempted out onto the water as there were some teasing gusts, however the wind never materialized enough ...[more]

PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup preview + Video By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, , 4:46 AM Tue 17 Apr 2012
The 2012 PWA Reggio Calabria World Cup will get underway on April 19th and run through to April 24th. This slalom event is sure to showcase great windsurfing action and thrill spectators - especially since the last visit to Italy dates back to 1997 in Riva del Garda. ...[more]

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