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PWA Gran Canaria, final day

Junko Nagoshi fends off Laure Treboux to claim third overall in the freestyle stakes, and Ricardo Campello and Daido Moreno launch into orbit to win the final day’s wave super session.
Race 3 of the Maui Race Series was yet last Saturday. 40 sailors gathered at Kanaha for the Quiksilver Cup to test their skills, but it was Phil McGain leading the pack in the Mens pro division right out of the gates.
Entering the final day of competition, Marcilio Browne (Mistral, Gaastra) and Jose Estredo (Fanatic, North Sails) had both battled to win one double elimination each, meaning the final day would prove critical in deciding who would take home the event, and 2008 season lead.
The first day of competition kicked off with the registration of the mammoth men’s and women’s slalom fleets. A whopping total of 66 men and 21 women registered, making one of the biggest slalom fleets to compete in a PWA event in the last eight years. 
The Neil Pryde Slalom was the first Maui Race Series slalom events for the season and as usual the trade winds kicked in enough to get the racing off as scheduled this past Saturday.
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