In the women’s division Peri Roberts AU put on an impressive performance, with powerful hacks and smooth links, she scored 12.83. We’re excited to watch her next heat tomorrow. Irati Fonseca Kohler CV showed how local knowledge of the spot and waves, can really help when conditions are tricky, and knowing which wave to pick is paramount to scoring big. The Cape Verdean won her heat with a complete score of 6.76 in difficult conditions.
World Tour veteran Charlotte Carpentier FR was another rider managing to show strength in weak conditions, coming away with a complete score of 7.97 in her heat. In the final heat of the day Carla Herrera SP took a complete score of 10.90 over Stella Groschupf and her tidy 9.67. However, it was Ines Correia PT who took the days overall, highest, complete score, with a whopping 15.77 scored in the first heat of the day.
With impressive riding from all the women in less than impressive conditions we’re waiting to see what they have instore for us tomorrow and later in the week when conditions are forecast to improve (slightly). In the women’s division, one full round of eight heats was completed.