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After the extreme conditions of spring in Ireland this summer saw Team Fakefish
travel further afield. John Skye F2/Arrows/Chiemsee/Oneill) became a resident
of windy Pozo, Gran Canaria in order to train for the PWA Freestyle/Wave grand
slam taking place there. Team Coach, Jem Hall (Pro Limit/Northshore/Chiemsee)
flew out a week prior to the competition to oversee the final preparation in
order to get John peaking for the event.

He certainly seemed to benefit from the video coaching, tuning tips and copious
amounts of nutritious food given to him.

Skyboy certainly produced the goods as he got a 6th in freestyle and 17th in
waves, and only on his first full year on the tour. He took down some big names
including a certain Mr Stone. This momentum continued as he achieved a 4th place
in the Fuerteventura PWA freestyle comp, taking down world freestyle champion
Antoine Albeau.

Currently lying 2nd overall in the freestyle rankings to say he is stoked is
an understatement.

Big congratulations also go out to Chris Audsley (Mistral/Sailworks/Oneill/2xs)
who got a 3rd place in the Gorge games. Only just missing out to world tour
regular and freestyle master Web Pedrick.

Nice one boys come on you Brits.

You can check out their competition/travel exploits and a gallery of action
shots on In order to keep up this momentum the Fakefish boys
are looking for sponsorship. Details on this opportunity are on the website.


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