Colgate World Cup 2010 In Sylt, Germany
Not only will world champions be crowned in menís slalom, menís freestyle, and womenís waves, but the sailors will also be fighting their way through heats to claim their share of the Ä105,000 prize purse.
For the fourth consecutive year the modern day racing giant, Antoine Albeau has secured the PWA slalom world title with an event to spare. But, will no doubt be in Sylt to stamp his authority on the fleet one last time before the competition season is over.
Another sailor who’s already sealed the deal due to his amazing performance throughout the year is three times world titleholder, Jose ‘Gollito’ Estredo. The boys battling it out behind the world champ for the final spots on the 2010 podium include the kono king, Kiri Thode who’s currently lying in second overall. Steven Van Broeckhoven is just behind in third.
Following an epic contest last autumn off Westerland’s iconic beach, the PWA’s most radical wave sailors will be keen to hit more thick North Sea lips in front of the hoards of spectators guaranteed to line the shore. And, having just returned from an excellent event in Klitmoller, they’ll all be accustomed to the European conditions.
Four times Pozo champion, Victor Fernandez currently leads the rankings after a victory in Pozo and a second in Klitmoller.
The Colgate World Cup Sylt marks the final event of the year for the women’s wave tour, and leading the fleet going into this German wave bonanza is many times world champion, Daida Ruano Moreno from Gran Canaria.
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The wind returned on Day 5 and the best female windsurfers in the world had their chance to give it their all out on the water. Valerie Arrighetti trumps them all and wins the final event.
Three times former world champion, Kauli Seadi claims his first ever Klitmoller crown after a series of intense battles and heavy hitting in the North Sea.