ISA WALVIS BAY SPEEDSURFING GRAND PRIX - DAY 6

 


ISA WALVIS BAY SPEEDSURFING GRAND PRIX – DAY 6


A real record flood occured today in Walvis Bay, Namibia, with 14
national and two world outright records broken subject to WSSRC confirmation.


Outright Record for the nautical mile men: Finian Maynard BVI 39.97 kn
Outright record for the nautical mile Women: Valerie Ghibaudo FRA 33.69 kn
Suisse nautical mile record women: Karin Jaggi 33.02kn
Dutch nautical mile record women: Maike Kallenborn 31.95 kn
German nautical mile record women: Christine Pihan 30.55 kn
South African nautical mile record women: Natascha Petersmann 30.00 kn
Andorra nautical mile record men: Bjorn Dunkerbeck 39.41 kn
French nautical mile record men: Antoine Albeau 38.5 kn
South African nautical mile record men: Hennie Bredenkamp 36.95 kn
Italian nautical mile record men: Patrick Diethelm 37.69 kn
Namibian nautical mile record men: Matthias Roettger 35.38 kn
Belgium nautical mile record men: Reginald Gyselinck 34.75 kn
Slovenian nautical mile record men: Tine Slabe 34.58 kn
German nautical mile record men: Thomas Doeblin 34.28 kn
Spain nautical mile record men: Andres Avila Melo: 33.14 kn
Dutch nautical mile record men: J.K. van Dijke 29.44 kn


This result makes the Walvis Bay event the most succesfull event in
speedsailing history. Finian Maynard is the first person ever holding two
world outright records at a time. Congratulations!


Speeds were achieved in 25-30 knots of wind and a nearly square angle. ISA
Speedsurfing World championship will continue tomorrow with the classical
500 meters course, with Dunkerbeck still in lead.

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