PWA Grand Slam: Browne and Offringa take Freestyle Titles

The 17 year old whirlwind Sarah-Quita Offringa extends her unprecedented run for the season 2008 and wins the freestyle title at the PWA World Tour in Fuerteventura. The 19 years old Brasilian Marcilio Browne wins in outstanding heats the freestyle title in the men section.

The 17 years old Sarah-Quita Offringa wins in paramount heats the freestyle title at the PWA World Gran Slam in Fuerteventura.  photo: pwaworldtour.comThis 17 years young, amazing girl from Aruba with her nice rasta hair and her broad smile is about to overthrow the old order and topple the name Moreno from the freestyle throne 2008. The Moreno twins have revolutionized women’s freestyle windsurfing, moreover they have given it a meaning in a men’s world some years ago. Today there is only one chance left for the 31 years old acting World Champion Daida Moreno to defend her title at the Super Grand Slam in Sylt. But if Sarah-Quita continues her excellent performances it will be a very hard work.

The men’s freestyle title of the Fuerteventura event 2008 was conquered by 19 years old Brazilian Marcilio “Brawzinho” Browne. He dominated the field from the beginning on and could fix his leading position like Sarah-Quita already before the last heats were being held. In the men’s freestyle world of 2008 the reigning World Champion Marcilio Browne has to fight off serious attacks by Venezualan guy Jose “Gollito” Estredo.

The latter will start into the last freestyle competition at Sylt form the overall leading position. The last freestyle competition for the 2008 season will be at the Colgate World Cup at Sylt from October 26. to November 5. 2008.

The 2008 Fuerteventura PWA Grand Slam Men’s Freestyle Results:
 1st Marcilio Browne
2nd Jose Estredo
3rd Ricardo Campello
4th Tonky Frans
5th Kiri Thode
 
The current Worldchampion Marcilio Browne from Brasil wins the freestyle title in the men section.  photo: pwaworldtour.comOverall Men’s Results for the 2008 season so far:
1st Jose Estredo
2nd Marcilio Browne
3rd Ricardo Campello
4th Tonky Frans
5th Kiri Thode
 
The 2008 Fuerteventura PWA Grand Slam Women’s Freestyle Results:
1st Sarah-Quita Offringa
2nd Daida Moreno
3rd Laure Treboux
4th Yolanda De Brendt
5th Junko Nagoshi
 
Overall Women’s Results for the 2008 season so far:
1st Sarah-Quita Offringa
2nd Daida Moreno
3rd Laure Treboux
4th Junko Nagoshi
5th Iballa Moreno

 

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