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World Surf Kayak Championships Report: Santa Cruz Portugal July 24

Thanks for visiting the ESKA Site to check on the progress of the US East Surf Kayak Team and the 2009 World Surf Kayak Championships in Santa Cruz Portugal.  The current status is as such:  Surf is big and clean and we have had some excellent days of practice.  Competition begins tomorrow, Saturday July 25th at 9am.  Each day we will compete from 9am-7pm and the contest will be complete next Friday evening.  Enjoy some photos and come back soon to see how we’ve done.

Anthony Bell surfs a big one - photo by Andy Gates

Anthony Bell surfs a big one - photo by Andy Gates

Competitors filing into the event site for the boat check-in.

Competitors filing into the event site for the boat check-in. - Photo Effort.tv

The event site from the surf perspective.

The event site from the surf perspective. - Photo Effort.tv

Event setup at Santa Rita beach.

Event setup at Santa Rita beach.- Photo Effort.tv

Anthony Bell heading out for a little IC practice. - Photo Andy Gates

Anthony Bell heading out for a little IC practice. - Photo Andy Gates

USA East team members, Charles Salters and Andy Gates, mingling with the locals. - Photo Effort.tv

USA East team members, Charles Salters and Andy Gates, mingling with the locals. - Photo Effort.tv

Until next time, ESKA

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