27th of August 2005, Portugal, Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras

Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras day two...
Wojtek Brzozowski continues domination

press release

Oeiras, August 26th 2005.
On the second day of the Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras the thermical wind played the game as the organizers hoped. The sun was shining perfectly and at 25 to 30 degrees the racers did three more races in wind speeds between 10 and 15 knots. Wojtek Brzozowski (POL-10,
Starboard, Neil Pryde) from Poland won two of the three races and therefore extended his lead in the competition. Devon Boulon (ISV-1, F2, Windwing) presented also a great performance scoring one bullet.

In the first race we saw a spectacular crash on the way to the finish. Devon was overtaking Wojtek which caused a crash of Wojtek. Devon crossed the finish line in first position while Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG-3, F2, Neil Pryde), Alberto Menegatti (ITA-456, F2, Gaastra) and Wilhelm Schurmann (BRA-999, Starboard, Neil Pryde) took advantage and finished in front of Wojtek. The double World Champion Micah Buzianis (USA-34, F2, North Sails) also had a collision with the Silvaplana winner Keith Atkinson (GBR-56,Starboard, Neil Pryde) in which he destroyed his boom.

Second race Wojtek stroke back and won the race in front of his hardest opponent Devon Boulon. Last years winner of the EC Oeiras Michael Polanowski (POL-16, Starboard, Severne) managed to defend the fourth position against Miguel Martinho (POR-5, Starboard, Neil Pryde) and Jesper Vesterstrom (DEN-111, Starboard, Neil Pryde).

In the third race Wojtek managed to score another bullet again with Devon on his heals. This time Jesper finished ahead of Michael and Gonzalo Costa Hoevel.

After the second day and four races with one discard Wojtek Brozowski is clearly leading the Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras with three bullets and the optimum of 2,7 points in front of Devon Boulon with 4,7 points. Gonzalo Coosta Hoevel is currently in third position with 10,0 points followed by Jesper VesterstrĂśm and Michael Polanowski. But it is only half time in the competition and there are two more days to go. So nothing is decided yet!

Now the Racers have the chance to relax as again the skippers meeting tomorrow will be late at 12:00 and the first start is planned for 13:00. The Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras will finish on Sunday, August 28th! So get ready for more Racing action at the Euro-Cup Oeiras!

The official website of the event with more information is www.overpower.net.
The Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras is covered on www.euro-cup.org, www.formulawindsurfing.org and www.internationalwindsurfing.com.
Besides the reports and the results you will also find a live ticker on www.euro-cup.org. So check out the internet!


Sponsors and Supporters:

Hosted by: Oeiras
Organized by: Overpower Club
Main Sponsor: Oeiras City Hall
Sponsors: Delta
Supporters: IWA, IFCA, Windsurfing Euro-Cup


Contacts and further Information:

Ceri Williams (Chairman)
International Formula Windsurfing Class (IFWC)
URL: www.formulawindsurfing.org
E-Mail: FW@internationalwindsurfing.com

Matthias Regber (Director of the Windsurfing Office)
Choppy Water Event Management GmbH
Maßmannstr. 11, 24118 Kiel, Germany
URL: www.euro-cup.org
E-Mail: info@choppywater.de

We will provide daily press releases, results, news etc. for the media. We
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the event. If you are interested in any of these please feel free to contact
Matthias Regber at the contact address above.

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