With light wind remaining light, as expected the opening day of the 2019 Bureau Vallée Dream Cup, the sailors remained on the beach following the completion of registration in the morning. The stage is now set for the final event of the year and with the forecast improving for Tuesday we are hopeful of being able to begin the racing tomorrow.
Before the opening ceremony at 5:30pm we quickly caught up with Lena Erdil (Starboard / Point-7 / AL360 / Chopper Fins), who will be battling it out for the final place on the women’s podium with Maëlle Guilbaud (Patrik / …več
Time flies and the final event of the 2019 PWA World Tour is already upon us. The season finale sees the elite of the racing world in action on last time and the Bureau Vallée Dream Cup, which runs between 18th-23rd November, will ultimately decide this year’s Men’s and Women’s PWA Slalom World Titles.
Noumea, New Caledonia, is part of the French Polynesia, located deep in the southwest Pacific Ocean – 750 miles east of Australia. New Caledonia boasts the largest lagoon in the world and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008, making New Caledonia a …več
Pierre Mortefon (Fanatic / Duotone / Chopper Fins) has firmly established himself as one of the big top 3 in recent years. However, up to now a maiden world title, despite several vice-world titles, has evaded him.
Heading into the final event of the season – the Bureau Vallée Dream Cup – Mortefon is perfectly placed to reach his goal of becoming world champion as he will enter New Caledonia tied on point with current world tour leader – Matteo Iachino (Starboard / Severne) – and it is likely whoever beats who in that pairing will claim the 2019 Men’s …več