News Headlines – Tue 23rd

Competition was abandoned first thing this morning at PWA Cabo Verde. And no result means that Victor Fernandez has won his first World Wave Championship title. See his reaction on and the Second Life Facebook page. Much more on

Not so happy on Sal, it\’s good to see injured Florian Jung is in OK shape after his argument with Curral Joul\’s rocks. He told the Inside RRD blog: “I\’m back in Germany and in the hospital right now. But it seems that there\’s nothing broken and the ligaments are fine, just  the cuts are pretty deep…” More here.

We\’ve been a bit starved of action from CV, but back on Maui it\’s been going off these last few week\’s. Possibly the best rider not on Tour, Levi Siver and his homeboys have had Ho\’okipa to themselves. Check out Siver\’s skills courtesy of



Of course, there\’s been action in other disciplines too. In France Dunkerbeck reigned at the Speed Classic Coupe de France – check out the Continent-7 interview here, and see Channel Islander Martyn Ogier\’s take on proceedings here. Meanwhile Britain\’s Zara Davis claimed second in the women\’s. More here – full results available on Facebook.

Then there\’s the IFCA World Slalom Champs, won by Sylvain Moussilmani who\’s also interviewed on Continent-7. Top ranked Brit, 12th placed James Dinsmore gave his version of events. Full results on – meanwhile here\’s the final day movie from Flecheiras…



Back home the OTC\’s Weymouth Winter Slalom Series finally got their season started on Saturday, Kev \’The King\’ Greenslade proved unbeatable. If you reckon you could topple him, be at OTC Weymouth 10 o\’clock Saturday 4th December. More here.

And finally, thanks to Chris Freeman at for a bit more to speculate about from Cabo Verde. Interest piqued by the shape of Kauli\’s new swallow-tailed quads, he asked John Skye to delve a little deeper. And by his account Kauli made “an off-hand comment at the beach the other day that he couldn\’t sleep at all because he thought of something new to try.” That could be 2012\’s next big thing sorted then!

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