News Headlines – Mon 31st

It\’s the late May bank holiday in the UK, so maybe you\’ve got 17 minutes to spare to experience the Essaouira Wave Classic 2010 from young Zane Schweitzer\’s point of view? Sit back, relax, and enjoy!


John Skye and Nayra Alonso have just got into Morocco for the latest of their coaching clinics. And according to Nayra\’s blog, they\’re off to a good start.

Also starting strongly, the EFPT Sardinia freestyle event was apparently on fire as Steven Van Broekhoven took the double elimination on day one

…and according to Mathias Moerman, the winter in Oz is showing some promise too.

Then with a strong finish, Britain\’s Olympic hopefuls Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw are coming home from the Dutch Delta Lloyd Regatta with Silver and Bronze respectively. Overall victory went to¬† Przemek Miarczynski (POL) in the men\’s and Blanca Manchon (ESP) in the women\’s.

Umi pictures have released the third episode in the Novela Das 8 series, this time following Kauli Seadi to where grew up and still spends most of his time – Ibiraquera in Brazil.

In fact Kauli just emailed to tell us he\’s been SUPping the famous Pororoca tidal wave in the Amazon Jungle for a Brazilian reality TV show. Think Severn Bore, only with piranhas and lumps of tropical rainforest floating downstream…

And finally, British freestyler and Vass uber-coach Colin \’Whippy\’ Dixon\’s back spreading the joy in Greece. In case you haven\’t caught it already, check out Cold Water Productions feature from Jeri: This Sh*t is Tight!

Photo Credit: Max Houyvet


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