To help break up the trip I decided to fly across to Greece for a Formula windsurfing event and to enjoy some well earned time out from the Laser. It was amazing to see the Acropolis and to enjoy the Greek lifestyle.
Before I knew it I was back on a plane to Hyeres for the ISAF Grade One. When I arrived it was blowing 20knots so I decided it was a good boat work day, the next day I woke up to find 20-25knots so thought I would hit the gym, then finally a day before racing I woke up to find 30knots and 2m high waves. I decided to grab the bull by the horns and get out on the water. It was an amazing day! The waves were phenomenal, reminded me of a big, big day out of Sandy 😉
The event was big with a huge turn out of competitors. I was on fire, I spent the first three quarters of the event in 4th place overall. During the middle of the regatta I was in a protest which didn’t go my way and then on the last day I had my second yellow flag. With the addition of letters into my score card I had to carry an extra 50points, this took me down the score card to 19th overall, which I have to say was a pretty disappointing end to a good regatta.
I am now in preparation for trip two to Weymonth, Kiel and Finland. With the addition of a new coach in my program, it is going to be a very exciting couple of months.
Thank you all for your support for Gold 2012. It’s time to bring back the merchandise!
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