PWA wave event Tenerife


It was a while ago, but I've been kind of busy competing lately - and when I compete I'm pretty useless at doing anything else beside it!

Anyway, better late than never, here are a few shots and lines about the PWA event in Tenerife...

I love windsurfing at Cabezo. It's a great spot for both jumping and riding, the wind is strong but usually not nuclear strong. I had been training there for a few weeks before the PWA wave events started and felt good and ready to show what I've got.

Well the conditions turned out to be a little crazy, and I sailed the whole competition on my 3.0 again! I couldn't believe I was again trying to hold onto my smallest sail, Pozo style!

I had a bit of a slow start in the single elimination. I lost a lot of confidence and struggled to sail good heats. 3.0 weather really isn't what I'm used to, and everything I can usually do perfectly turns out to be a struggle - loops, rides, I tend to lose my confidence and aggressiveness when I most need it!
Anyway, the double elimination went better. I went out there on a mission to win some heats and just about lost against Karin Jaggi in our battle for 3rd place. I had a good heat but in the end she overtook me and got it.

So 4th place it is! Not bad.

I'll fill you in about the freestyle event in Fuerte tomorrow!

Pics ©PWA / John Carter

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