Those waking up at 6am to check the surf were somewhat disappointed. The expected surf was not really showing, so there was time for more sleep, reading, running and more. There is always plenty to do when you are staying at SoloSports, with mountain biking, hiking, surfing, yoga, SUPing, foosball and more all at the…Read More
Thursday Day 5 – Big Thursday Crowns Kevin Pritchard, Jake Schettewi & Marty Rosse as Desert Showdown Champions.
The tension would finally be broken for the Pro division, who had been on hold all week. With the best forecast of the week, Thursday looked to be the day where the title race would heat up. Also on deck would be the Masters and Amateur Finals. The Pro bracket had been modified to fit…Read More
After such a great day of competition on Tuesday we were fully expecting that we would move swiftly through the heats and rounds on Wednesday but the tidal push shut down the waves and we were forced on hold for most of the day. The AWT always tries to stay flexible which helps ensure event…Read More
Tuesday Day 3 – Title Contenders Make Their Move in the Amateur Bracket as Sarah Hauser Takes Control of the Women’s Fleet.
Competitors were greeted with small waves and light winds on Day 3 of the Solo Sports Desert Showdown. Our Head Judge put competitors on an hourly rolling hold with the aim of maximizing the expected afternoon waves. As the fog lifted the wind began to fill in and the rigging frenzy began in earnest with…Read More