HEAT 04 B
L Millard V P Afonso
One of the tours rapidly increasing talents from Australia, Luke Millard takes a good scalp here in the form of Pedro Afonso, and by a good margin of 9.53 to 4.34.
J Carew V H Bouceta
Tour number two ranked rider Australian James Carew eased hie way into this event, catching just five waves but amassing a relatively big 13.14 from his two best waves.
HEAT 03 B
C Delannoy V O Perrineau
Battle of France was won by Perrineau in a surprise to many, 8.8 to 4.6.
HEAT 03 A
F Capuzzo V M Mansour
Typical workman’s performance from tour regular Capuzzo with 8 waves to 5 and a score of 9.96 from his two best waves to the Moroccan’s 4.68
HEAT 02 B
G Harney V C Martin
A tricky one for the judges here with two up and coming riders. Graham Harney from Canada has done every event this year, while Charly Martin from Reunion Island massively impressed everyone with his full tilt wave approach in Mauritius. This battle went in Martin’s favour 10.73 to 9.13.
HEAT 02 A
M Monteiro V R Lafdali
The tours third ranked rider and previous Dakhla winner cruised through this heat, 12.5 to 5.33
HEAT 01 B
Anderson Reboucas V J Fernandez
The Brazilian showed his greater experience here having performed to a high level already this year, especially in Mauritius last time out. He took a comfortable 9.63 to 3.13 win.
HEAT 01 A
M Maji V S Joosten
Moroccan local M Maji pulled off a big win over one of the GKA Kite-Surf Tour’s major players here. It was a tightly contested heat with six waves to Simon and five to Maji, but local knowledge snuck it, 11.23 to 10.06