LA COUPE DES ISLES PWA FREESTYLE GRAND PRIX, FINAL DAY
Saturday September 7, 2002
It has been calm winds on the closing day of La Coupe des Isles, PWA, 2002
Freestyle Grand Prix. Following yesterday s dramatic day of action where
Nik Baker (North, Mistral) and Matt Pritchard (AHD, Gaastra) clinched
joint overall victory. Today has been a day for sailors to relax and enjoy
the ambience of the beautiful Magdalen Islands. The event wraps up tonight
with the closing ceremony at the event headquarters at La Cuesta.
From the windswept shores of the Magdalen Islands the PWA freestyle tour
will conclude on the sun drenched beaches of Bonaire in the Caribbean. As
it stands Ricardo Campello (JP, Neil Pryde) remains in top slot in the
overall rankings but Nik Baker and Matt Pritchard have closed the gap and
it will be all to play for at the freestyle final.
Next event on the PWA world tour is a Grand Slam in Sylt, Germany where
both men s and women s race and wave fleets will be competing for 100,000
Euro prize fund.