Press Release: Results – Round 3 & Super Final of 2016 IJSBA European Freestyle Championship / Nysa, Poland
Round 3 & Super Final of IJSBA European Freestyle Championship took place in Nysa, Poland on June 16th & 17th of 2016.
EFC joined Euro Finals in closed course and endurance racing for the final event of European 2016 sea
Record breaking 24 freestyle athletes from 10 different countries took part in Round 3 on Saturday.
Press Release: Round 3 & Super Final of 2016 IJSBA European Freestyle Championship this Weekend
Organizers of IJSBA European Freestyle Championship are happy to release official schedule of Round 3 & Super Final of 2016 EFC that will take place this weekend July 16-17 in Nysa, Poland.
2016 Annual Pro Rider Watercraft Magazine July/August Summer Issue!
Pro Rider Watercraft Magazine is proud to present the annual 2016 July/August print and digital summer issue! This year’s July/August issue is bigger and better than ever before. You will experience the phenomenal talents of ace photographers, top correspondents, stunning models and the best riders in the world.
This issue, the money shot goes to Robert Brown and free ride pioneer Randy Laine “The Mayor” from their epic trip to Todos Santos, Mexico where they captured this famous and iconic big wave sequence of the PWC world. Randy Laine is also known for his numerous magazine cover appearances including signature big wave free ride photos and other shots from this sequence in the likes of top former publications such as Splash, Jet Rider and Personal Watercraft Illustrated! In this issue, Pro Rider Watercraft Magazine is proud to bring you a VIP pass straight to the office of The Mayor!
“This shot was taken at Todos Santos Island off Ensenada, Mexico on the shortest day of the year on December 21, 2005 around 10am or so. Later on this day Brad Gerlach towed into the biggest wave ever ridden at the time measured around 66 feet just before dark. Randy rode a few waves and on this wave he was extremely close to getting clobbered and I believe it shook him up to the point that I did not see him ride any more waves that day but he did help with safety and rescue for the surfers. When the wave broke and the water surrounded him I thought for sure he got killed but he popped out of the whitewater and rode it out, by far the biggest wave I have ever seen a jet ski rider surf”, remarked photographer Robert Brown.
2nd place in the GP of Spain on a Borrowed Ski! – Press release
By: Stian Schjetlein
The second round of the Aquabike World Championship, the Grand Prix of Spain was definitely the most exciting race so far this season.
Right before the race we had some issues with my engine and I had to borrow a stock sxr hull with a stock zxi engine to use in the Pole Position race.
I had no time to get used to the ski, but still managed to capture a 6th place (out of 24) in the pole position. In the first moto I lost two spots in the start as I was still riding the stock hull, stock engine, but managed to pass my way back up to 5th place. This was very important for me as it meant that I would start in the front row for the 2nd moto.
In the second moto I managed to keep my position through the start and defend against the faster skis coming from the back. After the start I did all I could to stay with the leader group and we pulled away from the rest of the field pretty fast. After a 20 minute moto, I ended up in 3rd place, which fortunately was good enough for a second place overall as several of the riders in front of me had very inconsistent results.
I am extremely happy with my 2nd place finish as I was set on spending the weekend doing damage control as I had to use a very slow backup ski.
ESTELLE AND JEREMY PORET CELEBRATE WINS AT GRAND PRIX OF COSTA BLANCA IN DENIA
*Champion Abdulrazzaq cruises to win double in Runabout GP1
*Al Mulla wins Freestyle with style
Saturday, 25 June, DENIA (Spain): Estelle and Jeremy Poret created a little piece of history today becoming the first brother and sister to climb onto the top step of the podium and win Grand Prix titles at the same event.
In Runabout GP1 defending world champion Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq simply outclassed the field off 18 to complete the Denia win double, with Freestyler Rashed Al Mulla winning his first Grand Prix and ending the Florjancic brothers four year run of collective GP wins.
For Estelle Poret the Grand Prix win in Ski that she was so desperate for after coming so close on several occasions was sealed with a comfortable second place in today’s heat after victory in heat 1 yesterday. “This was what I have wanted and waited for, for a long time. I am very happy indeed,” said the 20-year-old from Beynost in France. “My Ski was really good and when Emma went passed I knew that all I needed was to follow, not take any chances and that second would give me the overall win.”
WINS FOR ESTELLE AND JEREMY PORET AND WORLD CHAMPION ABDULRAZZAQ
Friday, 24 June, DENIA (Spain): A spectacular afternoon’s racing at the UIM-ABP Aquabike Grand Prix of Costa Blanca saw Estelle and Jeremy Poret celebrate a family win-double in heat 1 in Ski GP1, with Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq producing a true world champion’s drive in a drama-filled heat in Runabout GP1.
In Freestyle, the UAE’s aerial trickster Rashed Al Mulla turned the tables on the Florjancic brothers to win heat 1, beating Rok for the second time, with Nac also edging out his brother to take second.
In Ski Ladies Estelle Poret had a blistering opening lap to set up her third race win, whilst championship leader Emma-Nellie Ortendahl had an absolute shocker, dropping the bike twice and putting her at the back of the 13-strong field.
Poret led from pole and with Ortendahl off the bike it was Kylie Ellmers and Jennifer Menard who initially gave chase, only to see the gap increase to the leader who was imperious in the rough conditions and going on to take the chequered flag with a 50.30 second advantage.
Behind her Menard made the pass on Ellmers on lap 3 of 8 to secure second spot ahead of UIM-ABP tour rookie Virginie Morlaes, her best result of her three starts.