We previously reported how the four were preparing for the event. Now we hear about their experiences there.
Madeline Bilborough from London, 29er
Madeline Bilbrough together with Annabelle Vines clinched the 12th position in the female 29er category, describing the event as challenging yet brilliant. They thought the event’s ‘best bits’ were the competitive atmosphere and the supportive camaraderie within the GBR team.
Charlie Gran from Funtington in West Sussex, 29er
Charlie Gran and Sam Webb secured 4th place in the intensely competitive male/mixed 29er fleet. Discussing the event, Sam emphasised the importance of perseverance until the race’s final moments.
Mattia Maini from Herne Bay in Kent, Formula Kite
In the male kiteboarding category, Mattia Maini secured 8th place, he shared that he enjoyed the event’s different conditions and challenges and is planning to incorporate these experiences into his upcoming training in Fuerteventura.
Ella Geiger from Haywards Heath in West Sussex, Formula Kite
Kite rider Ella Geiger (see photo above) competed in the female fleet and after some close races she finished the event in 5th place. She shared: “I had great event and learnt how to better my tactical skills around the racecourse!”
The full results
Check out World Sailing to find out the full event results.