Gonzalo Costa Hoevel: smile, you're a winner

Gonzalo Costa Hoevel has conquered the Gran Prix FAW Potrerillos 2011, in Argentina. The local windsurfer has put out a splendid racing performance, in 20-knot winds.

Hoevel took three first places and one second place in the four regattas, while Brazilian rider Paulo Do Reis won one race and stood in second for three times.

Nahuel Abraham, from Argentina, secured the third overall and Martin Berardo stood fourth. The fleet of the of the Gran Prix FAW Potrerillos 2011 included Formula, Raceboard, RS:X and Techno 293 windsurfers.

A total of 70 sailors competed in a very successful windsurfing event. Argentina confirms excellent conditions for top professional sailing competitions.

Potrerillos is located in the province of Mendoza, Argentina.

Final results:

1. Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG 3)
2. Paulo Dos Reis (BRA 3333)
3. Nahuel Abram (ARG 14)