Single elimination rounds kick off at the 2009 KPWT Essaouira

December 7, 2009 | Kiteboarding

2009 KPWT Essaouira

A skippers meeting was held after a long breakfast, giving the riders time to relax into the Moroccan lifestyle.

The first heats of the single elimination for men kicked off the competition at 15h00.

The draw was finalized and conditions started to pick up to 15-20 knots. Leander Vyvey (BEL, JN) and Matthiew Judic (FRA, CABRINHA) had a well-contested 2nd round match-up with both riders looking good and riding well with what was on offer.

Unfortunately as the competition started to heat up, the temperature went the other way along with the sun.

Allowing only enough time to finish the second round for men. This evening played host to a press conference at the prestigious ATLAS hotel inviting local media to interview the professional riders and ask any questions surrounding the exciting world of the KPWT.

Soufiane Hamaini and the local organizers have invited all the riders to dinner at the hotel after the press conference followed by a party on the beach.

Lets look forward to another day of kitebaording tomorrow in this fantastic final to the KPWT 2009 here in Morocco.

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