News Headlines – Mon 14th

PWA Catalunya Costa Brava 2010 suffered a weekend of uncooperative thermals, so team Swiss Severne – Bjorn Dunkerbeck and Karin Jaggi – walk away with the spoils. Here\’s the final podcast from the event. (Not much action there though, so check out the last of the racing – the men\’s semis from Friday.)


Meantime over in Greece, the EFPT Lefkada Vassiliki Festival has already got through two double-eliminations. And the big British news is that Bubble fought his way through the double from plum last to fifth place on Saturday. Not a bad day\’s work. The contest has now moved up north to Milos Beach – see how the final day unfolds today at

The next notable competition is the Pistol River Wave Bash in San Francisco, 17-20 June, set to include the awesome Shadowbox Jump Off. Here\’s an interesting little interview with David Troupe of who will be webcasting the comp.

And finally, the wind genuinely looks set to blow in the UK. North-easterly though, but it\’s got the south-east corner motivated at least. Adam Sims is thinking positive. Over in Kent, young Sam Conroy is looking for company at Pirate Springs. In Essex, Jason Polakow and Levi Siver could be getting to know Father Thames with Wet\’n\’Dry. But oop north things aren\’t looking so hot – Steve Thorp isn\’t expecting to get his new Mistral twinnie wet anytime soon, while Ben Proffitt almost seems to have given up hope entirely

Photo Credit: JC / PWA


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