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Le Defi Day 3 Report - 50 knot winds!

 
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bil7y



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PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 10:44 pm    Post subject: Le Defi Day 3 Report - 50 knot winds! Reply with quote

See Day 3 below......(didn't want to clutter forum with a separate thread)

With winds from 7-30 knots Gruissan France Delivered for the 1000 windsurfers lucky enough to be on the starting line. Hard tyo get results and information as its all in french and only on facebook and twitter.

Results (its a 40km long distance race)

1/Pierre Mortefon 2/Bieuzy Mauffrey 3/Julien Quentel 4/Antoine Questel 5/Anders Bringdal 6/Pascal Toselli

The first female finisher was Valerie Ghibaudo. Valerie was in 89th place overall and was closely followed by second place female finisher Lise Vidal in 91st.

Here is a link to some pictures and an onboard video from one of the racers

http://bit.ly/co3haI

or you can go to www.waterhound.com


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PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 1:38 am    Post subject: Anders wins Race three Mortefon wins race 2 Reply with quote

Crazy 30 knot winds and two races held. Anders Bringdal and Piere Mortefon in a photo finish in race 2. Race three sees Anders Bringdal win race 3 by 20 seconds. On the womens side Valerie Ghibaudo wins both races on the day.

The link in my first post will take you to the full story and some great photos.

Saturday forecast is for more than 30 knot winds.
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PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 12:13 am    Post subject: Gusting to 50 knots today Reply with quote

http://bit.ly/co3haI - day 3 press release and photos with link to videos

or you can go to www.waterhound.com


Podium of the fourth leg :
1° Anders Bringdal
2° Bieuzy Mauffret
3° Gérald Pelleau

1° woman : Lise Vidal
Podium of the fifth leg :

1° Pascal Toselli
2° Pierre Mortefon
3° Nicolas Reynes

1° woman : Valérie Ghibaudo

For more information you can also check out the event website www.defiwind.com

If your french is good the facebook site is loaded with video and infor
http://www.facebook.com/LeDefi?v=wall#!/LeDefi
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