Light winds and super-flat water saw the style master Tonky Frans from Bonaire and rising star Xenia Kessler from Denmark sweep through the double elimination.
Tonky Frans (NB-7) is the best rider in the double elimination and fights back past Ian Mouro Lemos (BRA-85) from Brazil, the Canadian Phil Soltysiak (CAN-9), Anthony Ruenes from France (F-85) and his countryman Björn Saragoza (NB-11). His next rival would be his own brother Taty Frans (NB-9).
From 00:02:28 Tonky Frans speaks about how he came to windsurf and the rivalry with his brother.
The Danish girl Xenia Kessler (D-211) defeated her opponents Sventlana Martynova (RUS-10) from Russia, the Japanese Mio Anayama (J-311) and Arrianne Aukes (H-131) from the Netherlands and reached fourth place. Her next rival was due to be Yoli de Brendt (V-26) from Venezuela.