John Skye Takes Tiree Pro Title


John Skye Wins Pro Title at Tiree Wave Classic 2008
11 ­ 18 October, Isle of Tiree

Some of the world’s best windsurfers have competed against each other this week at one of the most challenging of UK sporting events, the Tiree Wave Classic 2008. RRD / Naish rider John Skye (31) was today announced winner of the Professional competition, winning the coveted Tiree Wave Classic Crown.

It was a slow start to the day but conditions really picked up later in the afternoon. The superb conditions saw the competitors performing against a red sky as the sun went down.

Gordon Ritchie, director of event organisers, GMFCo said: “This week has been amazing. We’ve had brilliant conditions and superb performances from the competitors. John Skye deserved the win and was excellent as always.”

Final results:

1 – John Skye
2 – Phil Horrocks
3 – Ben Proffitt
4 – James Cox
5 – Jamie Hancock

1 – Louise Emery
2 – Sarah Bibby
3 – Sarah Finney

1 – David Edmington
2 – Keith Shorrock
3 – Nigel Treacy
4 – Gerry Willcock
5 – Damien Debacker

1 – Sam Darkin
2 – Scott McDowell
3 – Ian Gibson
4 – Stefan Hilder
5 – Michael Archer



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