Lausanne, August 2011
::: YOurmOod KiteCup :::
22 to 28 August 2011Nazaré - Portugal
Disciplines: Freestyle et Waves
The wind has finally decided to come for the second day of Yourmood Kitecup. All riders come to 10am on the beach for the riders meeting, grabbed their boardbags, determined not to miss the start of the competition !
Many Portuguese have made the trip to take part in the competition, but also French, Swiss and Moroccan ...
The wind is weakening in the late morning, The judges decide to start the event only in the afternoon, the wind being announced as necessarily.
At the stroke of 15 hours, wind is blowing good, it's time to start!
Men are the first to join the dance and do the show. The difficulty of this spot is a big shorebreak and On shore wind, which pushes the riders on the beach. All combined in a light wind, gives great difficulty to go upwind and the need to return regularly to the beach to run and reposition in fornt of the judges.
But the Portuguese, including: Gonzalo Gomes, Danilo Paulino Pereira and Nacarato who regularly participate in Intenational compete, are well accustomed to these conditions and make the show.
The winner of the firsts heats are Danilo Nacarato and Paulino Pereira who made a big Slimchance.
In girls, the Portuguese Ines Correia, is also very comfortable at home and dominates its heat against Kari Schibevaag and Clementine Bonzom, both had too small kites.
In the final, Danilo Nacarato won because of awesome slimchance, KGB, NIS ... Paulino Pereira, in spite of beautiful slimchance and 313, crash two times his kite in the shorebreak, and conceded the victory to his opponent.
In the final women, Ines Correia dominates the game with a great variety of old school tricks and new school. Here are the final results:
1 NACARATO DANILO Portugal
2 PEREIRA PAULINO Portugal
3 GOMES GONZALO Portugal
4 SIMONIN ALEXANDRE SWITZERLAND
5 EL JAOUHARI AHMED MOROCCO
6 NERI ANDRE Portugal
1 CORREIA INES Portugal
2 BONZOM CLEMENTINE France
3 SCHIBEVAAG KARI NORWAY
This beautiful day of Yourmood Kitecup ends well, with a beautiful simple elimination and a lot of spectators coming to applause the show riders. Tomorrow up to the waves with promising forecasts !
Thanks to all the sponsors and supporters to make this event possible.:MAIN SPONSORS - Mood
HOST CITY & INSTITUITIONAL PARTNERS - City Hall of Nazare, Nazare Qualifica, CDAN, Regiao de Turismo do Oeste, Qren, + Centro, Federaçao Portuguesa de Kite.
SPONSORS - Dakine (CH), North Kites (CH), Sensation Glisse (CH), Quiksilver (CH), KEA(CH), Liquidch (CH), Ozone (CH), Flysurfer (CH), Hot Tension (CH), Kite Surf (CH), Thermiqua (CH);
OFFICIAL HOTEL:Grupo Miramar(PT),
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