Dario Ojeda is renowned for his massive airs and aggressive riding style, specially on his local patch of Pozo. Well now he will be riding Simmer Sails for 2009. Together with Canaries friend Jonas, they will be quite the team in Gran Canaria.
However the young Spaniard did not get off to a smooth start. When he arrived at Cabo Verde for the PWA event, he had some passport dramas and ended up getting sent straight to jail, without even passing go.
"To make a long story short, they locked me up in Praia police cell for one day before the Spanish embassy sent through all the necessary paper work and they could let me out to Sal. It was a frustrating time but now its all good and I´m amped to be out. " Dario reveals.
A lucky escape by the sounds of things!