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Today we\’re celebrating three British World Champions as GBR\’s youngsters performed brilliantly at the 2011 Techno 293 Windsurfing Worlds in San Francisco last week. Emerging victorious were Emma Wilson in the Under-15 Girls, Saskia Sills in the Under-17 Girls, and Keiran Martin in the Under-17 boys. Not forgetting silver for Adam Purcell and bronzes for Emily Hall and Imogen Sills. Awesome! Full story from the final day at waterhound.com – and here\’s the movie…

 

Meanwhile out in the Canaries defending world champ Gollito seems to be back with a vengeance at PWA Fuerteventura, having cleaned up in the single elimination ahead of Steven van Broeckhoven, Kiri Thode and Taty Frans yesterday. Meanwhile in the women\’s, Sarah-Quita ruled the roost as usual, followed by Laure Treboux, Yoli de Brendt and Arrianne Aukes. Our Brits have put on a pretty good show too – unfortunately Jamie Drummond, Phil Richards and Adam Sims failed to advance beyond the first round, but second round casualties in the single Bubble and Max Rowe both battled into the third round of the double. In the women\’s Phil\’s other half Danielle Lucas is gaining priceless competition experience yet failing to progress so far in her rookie event. Read all about it at pwaworldtour.com

So, we\’d best show you some footage, eh? Here\’s the official movie from the first day of competition on Saturday

 

…and here\’s yesterday\’s action – including the single elimination final where Gollito overcame Steven Van Broekhoven, Of course, they\’re well into the double now … although the wind has already died today before they got through it. Keep up with all the latest as it happens at pwaworldtour.com

 

Onto the speedstrip now and registration has opened for the third round of the Euro Speed Tour, the German National Championship – Saturday 3 September to Saturday 10 September in Orth on the isle of Fehmarn. More at speedworldcup.com

And finally, we found some pictures last week of what happened when Roberto Ricci took Dave White for a spin in his Aston Martin. And since, the big man has been uploading clips aplenty of his Italian sojourn. Take a look behind the scenes at RRD in this epic – but while we wait for footage of the fateful crash itself, here\’s Roberto explaining exactly what went wrong…

 

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