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That’s a Wrap at the Rio Vista Grand Slam

That’s a Wrap at the Rio Vista Grand Slam

[ 0 ] June 20, 2017

The final day of the event started early with the hope of beating the weatherman’s prediction of a heatwave. Sadly by 9am with only 8 knots of wind and 100 degrees in the sun, it was wisely decided to hold the prize giving and then release all the riders. Despite not being able to compete […]

Rio Vista Grand Slam Day 2

Rio Vista Grand Slam Day 2

[ 0 ] June 18, 2017

At the 8am Skippers meeting the wind was looking like it might just fill in for some Slalom racing. However, by 9am after a flurry of rigging, it was apparent that the wind would need a little more time to gain enough strength for competition. Tyson Poor Not to be deterred by such minor complications, […]

Rio Vista Grand Slam Day 1

Rio Vista Grand Slam Day 1

[ 0 ] June 17, 2017

The Rio Vista Grand Slam kicked off today with wind from the outset At the 10 am Skippers, there were 65 Pro and Am riders registered. With an Ebbing tide throughout the day and 15-20mph winds, the day was declared optimal for some Slalom and Free ride action. Heats kicked off swiftly. A solid pack […]

Finals Day at the Pistol River Wave Bash

Finals Day at the Pistol River Wave Bash

[ 0 ] June 12, 2017

The last day of the contest window for the 2017 Pistol River Wave Bash brought success. Pistol River delivered when it counted for the 8th year in a row! Head Judge Simeon Glasson called an early skippers meeting of 8am at hosting hotel Inn of the Beachcomber. Riders were bright eyed and bushy tailed eager […]

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