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AWT: Things Are Hotting Up

09:34 30th July 2013 by Amy Carter

Things are hotting up in the desert, after one day warming up it looks like we could be in for some HOT action at the AWT very soon!

Everyone has arrived at Punta San Carlos for the 2013 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown and we are anticipating an awesome event. The swell forecast looks good and likely the contest will be getting underway soon after you get this newsletter.

Day 1 showed promise with some decent sets rolling through but with the forecast only looking better head judge Keith Teboul decided to give everyone a day for warming up to the conditions… and everyone took advantage.

Images credit Clark Merrit.

The competition brackets have been drawn up using a brand new “second chance” bracket system, giving competitors a chance to lose in their first heat and still come back in a “second chance” round and make it back into the competition. This format really allows for competitors to take more risks early in the competition, as they can still win their way back into the mix if their risky big moves don’t work out. This is what the AWT is all about…pushing the limits of wavesailing!

Head back to Boardseeker for more AWT news very soon.


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