PWA World Cup Guincho Wave Contest 2006 Day Four
Friday June 9, 2006
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Day Four Summary
It was the lightest wind day so far today in Portugal for the 2006 PWA World Cup Guincho Wave Contest. To take a break from the stifling hot beach, we ran to the hills to catch up with adopted local and German transplant Sebastian Wenzel â€“ Fanaticâ€™s long-time shaper and tester. With Guinchoâ€™s normally reliable winds and wide range of testing conditions on the doorstep, we look one of the PWAâ€™s oldest corporate members R&D setup on the Estoril coastline. Read the article here.
Wenzel and all the main forecasts agree that Sunday holds the best chance of contestable conditions, especially given that a new swell is starting to arrive, and stick around until after the contest.
The traditional late in the day show of Guinchoâ€™s notorious Nortada wind and the long lasting light of European evenings leave it all wide open, right until the dying seconds. The clock is ticking and the tension buildingâ€¦
Yoga by the pool
Babe of the day!
Keep those fingers crossed for wind!