The Formula Windsurfing Foil Grand Prix just finished in the charming coastal town of Puck, Poland, from May 11 to May 14. The event attracted a total of 34 competitors from two countries, and it showcased some impressive windsurfing skills from competitors of all ages.
The event kicked off with two days of racing, which saw 12 thrilling races take place in some truly stunning conditions. The strong winds provided the perfect setting for the windsurfers to showcase their skills, and spectators were treated to some heart-stopping moments as the competitors battled it out on the water.
Despite the challenging conditions, the competitors rose to the occasion, showing their s determination to take home the top prize. In the end, it was Pawel Dittrich who emerged victorious. He was followed closely by Jakub Janik and Oliwier Urbański, who finished in second and third place, respectively.
The final two days of the event, unfortunately, saw lighter winds, which prevented racing from taking place. However, the previous two days of racing had already showcased some of the most exciting windsurfing action of the year so far.
In addition to the overall winners, there were also junior winners who showcased some exceptional skills. Szymon Cieślak and Zofia Zarzecka were both crowned as junior champions, showing that the future of windsurfing is bright.
The Formula Windsurfing Foil Grand Prix in Puck was also the first to have the new FR1 subdivision, a division which will be showcased again during the upcoming Worlds in Torbole, Italy.