LA COUPE DES ISLES PWA FREESTYLE GRAND PRIX, FINAL DAY

Saturday September 7, 2002

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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.