Great success for the Maui Ultra Fins Kite Surf Team on Sylt!

By May 20, 2016News

The Maui Ultra Fins team riders Jan-Niklas Paasch, Jannis Maus Annet  and
Jan Bremer showed a great performance in the challenging conditions during
the Sylt Summer Opening 2016.

Annet Bremer was the one and only girl, competing in the men’s racing fleet.
She achieved a stunning 10th place. In the Formula Raceboard juniors
division Jan Bremer scored a second place, followed by Jan-Niklas Paasch in
third. Jan-Niklas also achieved a second place in the juniors Slalom Race
division.

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Rider: Jan-Niklas Paasch                                       Photo: Frank Sterenberg

The most successful Maui Ultra Fins rider was the reigning German Champion
Jannis Maus with a first place finish in the Formula Raceboard discipline
and a third place in the big air contest. Jannis reports:
“Starting of on Wednesday, riders first had challenging Eastern offshore
conditions on the island of Sylt. Although the weather was beautiful, we
were fighting hard out there with gusts blowing up to 25 knots. After 8
races, we were done for the day and finally fell into bed. Next day, the
Skippers’ Meeting was set for 10:00am with a first possible start for the
youth Slalom at 10:45, so there was a little more time to rest in the sun.
When racing started in the afternoon, we were able to complete 3 more races
and I was able to dominate all three of them.

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Rider: Jannis Maus                                                  Photo: Anja Kiebler

 

With shifting winds ranging from moderate to strong north-western winds on
Friday, Freestyle was on schedule and continued until the end of
competition. Even there I could score a third place in the Big Air
discipline. So, I’m looking forward now to the next part of the German
championship on Fehmarn in the beginning of June.”

Good luck to our kite team for the summer tour!

 

Photo Credits:
Picture 1:  Rider: Jan-Niklas Paasch  and Jan Bremer        Photo: Edgar Paasch

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