Inside Alacati: The Rise of the Youths

Is there a new generation rising through the ranks in PWA slalom at the moment? It certainly looks like a few names are beginning to make their mark, but it remains to be answered, who will make the first podium. One such person could well be Tristan Algret. The 2013 PWA Youth Slalom World Champion has had an absolutely blinding start in Alacati and could well find himself up there sooner than any of us expected. We caught up with the youngster for a few quick questions.

Over to Algret…

So far you have had a great event in Turkey, did you do anything different since Fuerteventura to train for this or do you just prefer the conditions in Turkey?
I did my first loser’s final already in Fuerte this year with the medium gear and I saw it was possible. I arrived on this event without pressure and with one week of full training with the loftsail’s team in Bodrum during the international riders meeting at the LENA ERDIL windsurf center. We worked a lot on our starts and gybes! I think the work we did is really helping a lot already.

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