News Headlines – Mon 4th

We kick of this week with news of the Canaries. The Costa Teguise World Cup Freestyle event in Lanzarote finished yesterday. Howling winds were forecast for the last day of the double, so competition was on-hold until midday. The conditions proved perfect to showcase all the big moves, with waves and strong winds in the bay. Gollito took the win in the end with Van Broeckhoven in 2nd place. Hats of to Kiri Thode – having been knocked out in the semis in the single elimination, he steamed through 4 heats to take 3rd. With Kiri and Stephen in joint 1st place, the freestylers now have a bit of a rest until the Fuerteventura event begins on 22nd July and the fight continues. More info on the PWA site. Here is the Kuma\’s Lanzarote movie:

Staying in the Canaries, worth a watch is this beautifully put together movie – dIFFERENT by Florian Selder, featuring Fanatic Rider, Fabian Weber in Fuerteventura:

The Pozo World Cup event starts tomorrow. We are yet to find any video or photo evidence of Philip Koster\’s triple forwards last week – let\’s hope that we see some in this competition. Here is a video to remind us what we have to look forward to:

Staying in Gran Canaria, a big congratulations to John and Nayra Skye who tied the knot on Friday.

Going back in time slightly, Maui Sails have released this great video of their team during the Bonaire Freestyle Event

Finally, we must apologise for a mistake in last Friday\’s feature – the Open Airtime League Update. The wrong movie was displayed for Lars Green\’s big, 2.58 second backloop. It has been corrected now, but just in case, here it is:

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Photo Credit: PWA / John Carter


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