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GWA World Cup Fuerteventura
The GWA Wingfoil World Cup Fuerteventura took place with the two disciplines Surf-Freestyle and FreeFly-Slalom competitions at the fifth tour stop of the year at Playa Sotavento!
And our team finished with three podiums: Nia Suardiaz seems unbeatable and once more took stage with two 1st places in both disciplines!
Jerome Cloetens was the surprise sensation of the two days of Surf-Freestyle action. He edged it over reigning Surf-Freestyle world champion, Malo Guénolé in an epic final to take the second podium place and split the teenage young guns!
GWA Wing Foil World Fuerteventura 2023/Women’s Surf-Freestyle
Nia once morewas totally dominant to secure the win in the four-way women’s final. She put some good numbers on the board, like 6.0 for Frontside 3. She kept her composure and earned 7.07 for a Combo and got her first Back Flip in competition for an 8.03 that was enough to give her the victory.
Nia: “I‘m extremely happy to have won the 5th GWA Wingfoil World Cup Fuerteventura. My heat went really good and I landed all my tricks that I wanted to land and I’m extremely happy and thankful for my sponsors and my family being here.”
Results Women: 1 Nia Suardiaz (ESP) 2 Bowien van der Linden (NED) 3 Orane Ceris (FRA)
GWA Wing Foil World Fuerteventura 2023/Men’s Surf-Freestyle
Jerome Cloetens was rocking the show taking his first podium!
Jerome: “The heat was getting tighter and tighter because Luca Vuillermet was ripping. When he threw that 900 I thought I really need to stay focused. It was the most fun heat of the whole event. I felt so comfortable out there. I was just in a state of flow. I landed almost every trick, so I just really enjoyed that.”
Results Men: 1 Chris MacDonald (USA) 2 Jerome Cloetens (FRA) 3. Malo Guenole (FRA)